2010

 

"Your DNTO" to the rescue! (Dec. 28)

What really came out of the rescue - either when you were rescued, or the rescuer? This week, Your DNTO shares our best "rescue" stories,...

What's your family ritual? (Jan. 1)

DNTO turns over our timeslot to holiday programming on Dec. 25.But on Jan. 1, we're ringing in the new year with a look at our...

No joke: "Your DNTO" looks at pranks (Dec. 21)

Besides a good laugh, what's the point of your prank? This week, Your DNTO looks at the high purpose of our hijinks....

Rescue me! (Dec. 18)

From time to time, we all need a little rescuing. But whether you're the rescuer or the rescuee, it's often surprising what really comes out...

"Your DNTO" gets exposed (Dec. 14)

Whether it's your back, your hair, or something a bit more obvious, most people have a "private part" of their bodies that they'd prefer not...

What's the point of your prank? (Dec. 11)

Everyone loves a good prank. Well, most everyone. But why do we take such pleasure in pulling them? That's what we're looking into this week....

"Your DNTO" plays copycat (Dec. 7)

This week, Your DNTO looks at what we create when we copy. Read on to find out what's on the show......

What happens when you make "private parts" public? (Dec. 4)

When you make your "private parts" (be that your scrawny chicken legs, your hair, or something more obvious) public, you expose more than a bit...

"Your DNTO" gets lost (Nov. 30)

What do you find when you get lost? That's the question Your DNTO asks this week. Read on to find out what's on the show....

What do you create by copying? (Nov. 27)

The schoolyard taunt of "copycat" is one of the more serious accusations kids can hurl. But imitation might not just be the highest form of...

This week on Your DNTO: Perfect strangers (Nov. 23)

When is a perfect stranger strangely perfect? This week, Your DNTO finds out through our stories (and yours) about strangers who had a big impact...

What do you find when you get lost? (Nov. 20)

Getting lost can be terrifying. But sometimes, it also leads you somewhere pleasantly unexpected. This week, we look at both sides of being lost.Read on...

This week on Your DNTO: Advice on advice (Nov. 16)

Who are you to give me advice? That's the question we ask this week on "Your DNTO," where our best stories meet your best stories.Read...

When is a perfect stranger strangely perfect? (Nov. 13)

You might have been told not to talk to strangers... but this week, we find out why a stranger might just be a friend you...

This week on Your DNTO: Masters of disguise! (Nov. 9)

What can you accomplish in disguise that you can't otherwise? That's what "Your DNTO" looks at this week. Read on to see what's on the...

Is "advice" really the worst vice? (Nov. 6)

We give a lot of it - and get a lot of it - but why? This week, we ask: who are you to give...

This week's Your DNTO: Small gesture, big deal (Nov. 2)

"Your DNTO" looks at small gestures with big messages this week... and highlights some of your stories on the subject. Read on to find out...

What can you do in disguise that you can't get done as yourself? (Oct. 30)

Whether it's from behind a mask, inside a cape, or upfront in a business suit, sometimes putting on a costume can change who you...

This week's "Your DNTO" - You, DNTO, and your teeth (Oct. 26)

This week, "Your DNTO" presents highlights from our "tooth" episode, along with your stories of toothy anxiety.Read on to find out what's on the show......

Why do small gestures send big messages? (Oct. 23)

A wave, a wink, a certain finger extended in your direction... they're all "small gestures" that can carry a lot of meaning. Why? That's what...

This week's "Your DNTO" - The Story Behind the Photo (Oct. 19)

A photograph is a moment frozen in time. But what was happening immediately before... and what happened after? And what was going on just outside...

What's at the root of our tooth anxiety? (Oct. 16)

From those "teeth falling out" dreams to fear of the dentist, we do a lot of worrying about our pearly (or not-so-pearly) whites. So why...

The story behind the photo (Oct. 9)

A photograph is a moment frozen in time. But what was happening immediately before... and what happened after? And what was going on just outside...

Getting to know the neighbours (Oct. 2)

Some of us can't name a single neighbour, while others are on a first-name basis with everyone on the block, or in the apartment building....

Video: What have you always wanted to ask a neighbour?

This week, DNTO is getting to know the neighbours.So what have you always wanted to ask the folks living next to you... and why haven't...

What got kick-started when you got kicked out? (Sept. 25)

Most people think of "getting the boot" as a bad thing... and let's face it, being kicked out rarely feels good. But as they say,...

Come meet SYL in Winnipeg!

Do you live in Winnipeg? Well, then you're already incredibly lucky, but we've got MORE good news! Sook-Yin Lee will be in the 'Peg for...

DNTO hugs a tree! (Sept. 18)

Okay, even if you're not hugging them, trees have a pretty profound impact on us. This week, we ask how those close encounters with our...

Video: Sook-Yin climbs a tree!

Champion tree-climber Wenda Li shows us how the pros do it... and then Sook-Yin takes to the branches. Check out the video and pics after...

Behold the freedom tree!

This week, DNTO looks into our relationship with our leafy friends as we ask, "How did a close encounter with a tree change you?"As DNTO...

DNTO gets moving! (Sept. 11)

We're kicking off our new season with a very "moving" episode of DNTO, as we look into the fine art of packing up and moving....

What's on DNTO: September 4

They say conversation is a lost art... but in this encore episode of DNTO, we'll hear from people who've found it in surprising ways.Read on...

DNTO Rides the bus (Jan. 15 & 25)

 On Jan. 15, DNTO featured all the stories below. Then on Jan 25, Your DNTO featured the stories and music in bold below, plus calls...

DNTO Rides the bus (Jan. 15 & 25)

Where do you sit on the bus... and what does it say about you? Sook-Yin jumps on a city bus to find out.Jan. 15's Your...

What's on DNTO: August 28

We're knocking on the bathroom door to find out what's really going on in there. In theory, it's the most private of spaces... but in...

What's on DNTO: August 21

We have a complicated relationship with the insect world... on the one hand, our planet wouldn't function very well without it. On the other...

What's on DNTO: August 14

Sit right back and you'll hear a tale... or several, as we take an encore look at the power of storytelling this week on...

What's on DNTO: August 7

What have you sacrificed... and was it worth it? This week, we revisit our look at what we let go, and what we gain...

What's on DNTO: July 31

Does the telephone dial in to the "real" you? How do we change when we're on the phone? And how do we use it...

What's on DNTO: July 24

Is it better to forgive... or simply forget? And if you want to forgive, how do you do it? This week, we explore the...

What's on DNTO: July 17

Feeling guilty is a terrible thing. Or is it? As bad as it might feel, guilt also has the power to motivate us to...

What's on DNTO: July 10

So... how are you? Nice weather we're having, huh? Yep... everyone hates "small talk." But what if we told you small talk could SAVE YOUR...

DNTO July 3: Are you listening?

Shhhh... listen... How often do we stop to do that? And when we're supposed to be listening, are we? This week, an encore presentation...

DNTO June 26: The show must go on! Or must it...?

It's show biz gospel... and also the approach we often take to our own lives. But as Noel Coward said, "why must the show go...

DNTO June 19: I want to ride my bicycle...

Two wheels good! One wheel probably also okay.For many of us, our bicycles are more than just a method of getting from Point A to...

DNTO June 12: You're my best friend (or at least a friend...)

In elementary school, you had one "best friend." Now, some of us have hundreds (or thousands) of "friends" on Facebook. So what makes a real...

DNTO June 5 (You + Your Internal Clock = ?)

Ever notice how some people are always late? Or how there are moments where time seems to stop completely? This week, we're asking: "What time...

DNTO May 29 (The "Losing Control" Show)

It can be terrifying... but what do you gain when you give up control? We'll find out this week.Read on to find out what's on...

DNTO May 22 (The Birthday Show)

Everyone has one... but we mark them in different ways. So what do your birthday rituals say about you? We're shedding some light (via birthday...

DNTO May 15 (The Conversation Show)

They say conversation is a lost art... but this week, we'll hear from people who've found it in surprising ways.Read on to find out what's...

What's on DNTO: May 8

We're knocking on the bathroom door to find out what's really going on in there. In theory, it's the most private of spaces... but in...

What's on DNTO: May 1

In [your name here] we trust! But what makes us trust one person, and not another... and what happens when we get it wrong?Click the...

What's on DNTO: Apr. 24

We have a complicated relationship with the insect world... on the one hand, our planet wouldn't function very well without it. On the other hand,...

Sook-Yin gets "bugged"

Hi Everyone, Sook-Yin here. Something crazy happened this week. Aaron Steacie, Bug LOVER, taught me how not to be afraid of tarantulas and giant cockroaches!...

Get ready for the swarm on this week's DNTO!

Hey everyone, This week's DNTO is all about our relationship with our six-legged friend (or foe), the insect. Besides hearing from people who were genuinely...

Listen to DNTO: Apr. 17 (Storytelling)

Why do we love telling - and listening to - stories? Click below to hear great stories about stories. As always, the enhanced version of...

What's on DNTO: Apr. 17

Sit right back and you'll hear a tale... or several, as we look at the power of storytelling this week on a two-hour show. A...

Listen to DNTO: Apr. 10 (Names)

What's in a name? Click below to find out how your name makes you you. As always, the enhanced version of the podcast (with chapters,...

See the new trailer for Sook-Yin's movie

Names and their impact on our lives is the subject of this week's DNTO. So, I want you to remember this name: YEAR OF THE...

What's on DNTO: Apr. 10

What's in a name? We'll find out this week. It's a common story in the not-so-distant history of broadcasting: an announcer with a "too-ethnic-sounding"...

Listen to DNTO: Apr. 3 (Sacrifice)

What do we gain when we give something up? Click below to listen to our "Sacrifice" episode. As always, the enhanced version of the podcast...

What's on DNTO: April 3

What have you sacrificed... and was it worth it? This week, we look at what we let go, and what we gain in the process....

Listen to DNTO: Mar. 27 (Touch)

Reach out and use your mouse to touch the player below to listen to our "Why does a touch mean so much?" episode. As always,...

What's on DNTO: Mar. 27

Reach out and touch someone... it might be more important than you think. This week, we look into why even the simplest touch can carry...

Listen to DNTO: Mar. 20 (Dancing)

Why do we dance? Put on your boogyin' shoes and check out the podcast below to find out. As always, the "enhanced" version of the...

Dancing

Why do we dance? Put on your boogyin' shoes and check out the podcast below to find out. As always, the "enhanced" version of the...

SYL: Silent Dancing Queen

Greetings Dancing Fools, Sook-Yin here, and I love to dance! But I'm a free-form-freaky-deaky-growing-tree kind of dancer. I move any whichway I wanna cause it...

What's on DNTO: Mar. 20

Everybody dance now! But what's behind all that dancing? We'll find out this week. Some places - your local discotheque, for example - are associated...

SYL: Silent Dancing Queen

Greetings Dancing Fools, Sook-Yin here, and I love to dance! But I'm a free-form-freaky-deaky-growing-tree kind of dancer. I move any which way I wanna cause...

Listen to DNTO: Mar. 13 (On the phone)

Does the telephone dial in to the "real" you? Click below to listen to the podcast version of our look at the phone. As always,...

On the Phone

Does the telephone dial in to the "real" you? Click below to listen to the podcast version of our look at the phone. As always,...

What's on DNTO: Mar. 13

How do we change when we're on the phone? And how do we use it as a tool, beyond basic communication? This week, we look...

Listen to DNTO: Mar. 6 (On the Cheap)

Looking for some cheap thrils? Click below to listen to the podcast of our exploration of being "cheap," where we ask: does being "cheap" really...

What's on DNTO: Mar. 6

Frugal... penny-pinching... fiscally-conservative... we go to great lengths to avoid being called "cheap." But can you make being cheap pay off? That's what we'll find...

Listen to DNTO: Feb. 27 (Good Enough)

Don't settle for missing an episode of DNTO! Go for the gold by clicking below to listen to the podcast. As usual, the "enhanced" version...

What's on DNTO: Feb. 27

For a lot of us the idea of settling is not as desirable as setting your sights high and going for your dreams. But in...

Listen to DNTO: Feb. 20 (Forgiveness)

No need to apologize for missing the Forgiveness episode of DNTO, just click below to listen to the podcast. As usual, the "enhanced" version of...

What's on DNTO: Feb. 20

Is it better to forgiveā€¦ or simply forget? And if you want to forgive, how do you do it? This week, we explore the complicated...

Listen to DNTO: Feb. 13 (Kissing and breaking up)

In case you missed the "kiss and break up" double-bill, click below to listen to the podcast. As usual, the "enhanced" version of the podcast...

What's on DNTO: Feb. 13

This week, we look into the flip sides of the Valentine's coin: kissing and breaking up. First kiss: beautiful, awkward, or somewhere in the middle?...

Listen to DNTO: Feb. 6 (Fire)

If you'd like to feel the warm glow of our "fire" episode, click below to listen to the podcast. As always, the "enhanced" version of...

What's on DNTO: Feb. 6

The creative force of the flame! Sook-Yin in the Angel of the Apocalypse sculpture by the Flaming Lotus Girls at the WinterCity Festival in...

This week's DNTO: On Fire!

Greeting Friends, It's the middle of winter and it's about time we set DNTO on fire! This week we're uncovering the real power of fire...

Listen to DNTO: Jan. 30 (Fighting Back)

In case you missed our "fighting back" episode, click below to find out what the best way to win a fight is. As always, the...

What's on DNTO: Jan. 30

When you feel compelled to "fight back," how do you do it? This week, we look at the best - and most creative - ways...

Listen to DNTO: Jan. 23 (Pets)

Who's really in charge: you or your pet? Listen below to find out. And the "enhanced" version of the podcast (with chapters, pictures, and webs...

What's on DNTO: Jan. 23

You may think you "own" a pet... but are we really in charge of our animal-human relationships? That's what we find out this week... When...

Hawksley "The Manimal" Workman on DNTO!

Hi Peeps, Ms. Lee here. This week we are working on a show all about our unusual relationship with our pets, specifically wondering "who's the...

Listen to DNTO: Jan. 16 (Guilt)

No need to feel guilty if you missed our most recent episode. Click below to listen to our "guilt" episode. And the "enhanced" version of...

What's on DNTO: Jan. 16

Feeling guilty is a terrible thing. Or is it? As bad as it might feel, guilt also has the power to motivate us to do...

Listen to DNTO: Jan. 9 (Optimism)

Feeling optimistic? Even if you're not, you can click below to listen to our "optimism" episode. And the "enhanced" version of the podcast (with chapters,...

What's on DNTO: Jan. 9

It's a new year, and that means we're all brimming with optimism! Right? Right. But is that always the best approach... or are we better...

Listen to DNTO: Jan. 2 (Lost In Translation)

Click below to listen to our "lost in translation" episode. And the "enhanced" version of the podcast (with chapters, pictures, and webs links) is available...
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