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 of skin. This week, we look at what we're exposing by making the private public.Read on
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So besides the obvious, what part of your body do you not like to reveal in public? Sook-Yin takes her mic to you to see what you're feeling shy about.
One of our most common nightmares is being naked in public. For Rich Binning
, it's something he chooses
to does every night. And he doesn't just expose his private parts ... he performs with them. Rich is one of the stars of the hit travelling show Puppetry of the Penis... and we'll find out why he performs "stupid penis tricks" every night.
When your most "private part" is your skin, how do you keep from exposing yourself? "Makeup addict" Sushma Subramanian tells us her story of accidentally bearing it all.
You might remember this story
from last spring: an Iranian cleric made headlines for saying that "immodestly dressed women" were responsible for all the earthquakes in the world. When university student Jennifer McCreight heard that, she decided to put his theory to the test. So she devised a rather unique science experiment that turned into a worldwide Internet phenomenon. We'll talk with Jennifer McCreight
Can nudity be a weapon? Alex Freedman tells us how a little exposure can rid you of unwanted company.
When Mary-Ann Kirkby
was ten yeas old, her parents left their Hutterite colony to start a new life. One of the things that was left behind was Mary-Ann's bonnet...otherwise know as her "mitz." She'll tell us about exposing her "private part" - her hair. (Pictured below: a young Mary-Ann in her mintz.)
For many women, going into a salon to get a bikini wax is a strange and painful experience. But what's it like for the person doing the waxing? Last fall, freelance journalist Virginia Sole-Smith
decided to find out... first-hand, by enrolling in beauty school
. We'll find out what it's like to get professionally personal with the private parts of strangers.
What do your kids call their "private parts" - and what do you do when they decide to make them public? Actor, mom, and amateur anatomy expert Diane Flacks
comes by to help us answer some of those questions.
When Tamara Hoover
posed nude for an artist, she thought the photographs were charming and tasteful. But then the pictures were put on the Internet. That's when Tamara discovered that revealing your privates online has consequences... especially if you're a teacher. She'll tell us her story.
What happened when you exposed yourself? Sook-Yin takes to the street to find out.
When Kaj Hasselriis entered a "strip spelling bee," he exposed more than his ability (or lack thereof) to spell very complicated words. He'll tell us what happened.
Most people who knew Dick Miller never knew what his upper lip looked like... until he shaved off his trademark moustache. He'll tell us why he did it, and what it's like to expose a part of yourself most people have never seen. Mary-Ann Shantz
is a PhD student, doing her doctorate in history. Specifically, she's studying Canada's nudist clubs in the post-war years. Her research has taken her to some unexpected places. She'll come by to tell us about it.
Lisha Hassanali started a new job last fall. Everything was going well until one day, when she got up from her open plan office desk and accidentally exposed a very private secret.And here's this week's playlist:Arcade Fire
- "Ready to Start"Garou
- "You Can Leave Your Hat On"Dionne Warwick
- "I Say a Little Prayer"like Elliot did
- "Private Parts"Brazilian Girls
- "Don't Stop"John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
- "You're the One That I Want"Barenaked Ladies
- "A Word For That"Los Campesinos
- "This Is How You Spell..."Two Hours Traffic
- "I Feel Naked Without My Cell Phone"Susie Arioli
- "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm"