This week, Your DNTO
looks at what we create when we copy. Read on to find out what's on the show...
Master impressionist Jessica Holmes
comes by to try out her latest impression, wherein she imitates a certain DNTO host...
all like to think we're terribly original individuals. But in small
ways, we all copy someone else from time to time. So Sook-Yin asks: who
are you copying?
"Hey, you look exactly like..." You might've
heard that before. But Debbie Lee tells us how she took her case of
mistaken celebrity identity a bit too far.
A DNTO listener tells us how he copied the King of Pop.Vik Muniz
has a unique talent for making you look at familiar art in new ways.
That's because of the surprising approaches the Brazilian-born artist
has taken to reproducing famous works of art: like his two versions of
the Mona Lisa
, a la Andy Warhol - one painted with peanut butter, the other with jelly. He also recreated The Last Supper
using Bosco chocolate syrup. But more recently, he's worked on a much
larger scale. We'll talk with Vik about making art with garbage, with
. (To find out more about this story, visit the website for the documentary about Vik's work, Waste Land
Comedian Diana Frances
once told a story to a group of friends that left an impression.
But she didn't realize how strongly it resonated with one of the people in the crowd... She'll tell us how she got copied.
looks at the curious phenomenon of cryptomnesia (a.k.a. "Danny
Partridge Syndrome"), and explains why k.d. lang has a songwriting
credit on a Rolling Stones album.
Have you ever talked
to someone and found your voice... changing? It's not uncommon,
especially when we talk to people with accents. So why do we feel
compelled to copy an accent? Clare Lawlor looks into it.
A DNTO listener shares her story of "accent copying."
a truly original wedding can be hard. So Jenna and Alex Morton copied
one - their own. They'll tell us about their wedding... and the copy
wedding many years later. (Although if you look closely at the "original
wedding" and "copycat wedding" photos below, you may notice a few
And here's this week's playlist:
- "I Wanna Be Like You"k.d. lang
- "Constant Craving"Luke Doucet