Parking lots aren't just places to drop our cars - they can be the scenes of
drama from first kisses to breakups to lost/stolen cars to fighting over parking
spots... So how did you work "outside the lines" in a parking lot?
Read on to find out what's on the show, or click "Listen" to hear the podcast.
Jeremy Allingham tells us how a dispute at work over the little patch of concrete where he parks his car got a little out of hand...
Dude, that's my car! Dan and Andrea Lawlor tell us how an honest mistake lead to baseball bats and brass knuckles.
What have you done in a parking lot that you'd never, ever do anywhere else? Sook-Yin gets your parking lot confessions.
A parking lot might just seem like a concrete jungle to grown-ups... but to kids it can be a concrete paradise. We'll hear how a young Koom Kankesan opened a lot... with his imagination.
When you're visiting a loved one in the hospital, chances are feeding the meter is the last thing on your mind. Dr. Brian Goldman is no stranger to the frustration over hospital parking. He's host of CBC's White Coat, Black Art, and he'll join us to look between the lines of hospital lots. (For more on the topic, listen to White Coat, Black Art's episode on hospital parking here.)
We'll meet James McGarry, a normal guy who turned into a vigilante... over a handicapped parking spot.
James McNew is best known as the bass player from Yo La Tengo. But before that, he did a stint as a parking lot attendant? He and Sook-Yin will visit a parking lot to talk about the travails of the job. (You can also see James in the documentary The Parking Lot Movie - check out the trailer below.)
Getting your driver's license can be a real rite of passage... and so can being in your first car accident. Diane Flacks tells us how she accomplished both of those in fairly short order.
Usually, when you "lose" your car in a parking lot, it's actually just temporarily "misplaced," right? We'll hear from Nigel Sanctuary, who set out in search of his dad's car, which was really, really lost...
When you rent a space in a parking lot, is it only for your car... or can you really do whatever you want with it? When artist Michael Brown rented a spot in a lot and put up a small house, he got a real education in parking lots. (You can see a video of Michael's parking lot house below.)
When Chandra Mayor moved to a non-smoking apartment building a few years ago, she was relegated to the parking lot out back to enjoy her evening cigarette. But it was there she found that lots are good for more than just parking your car and smoking...