Aug 27, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Fear of the Dark (Episode 10) Audio
Fear Itself Fear of the Dark (Episode 10) Aug 27, 2012 | 27:30In our final episode, we shed some light on the fear of the dark. A coal miner explains what pitch black really means. Ryan Knighton gives a visually impaired person’s perspective on the dark and Christy Ann explores the darkness of the ocean with diver Annette Thompson.
Aug 20, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Fear and Violence (Episode 9) Audio
Fear Itself Fear and Violence (Episode 9) Aug 20, 2012 | 27:30We all have a capacity for violence that can terrify us. But in the relatively safe context of some sports it can electrify us – despite the danger and fear involved or maybe even because of it. We look at the relationship between fear and violence through the lens of some sports we take part in.
Aug 13, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Fear of Death (Episode 8) Audio
Fear Itself Fear of Death (Episode 8) Aug 13, 2012 | 27:30A look at how the unrelenting fear of death shapes our behaviour. Deanna Foster talks about the history of hangings. Terri DiSilva on the fear of involved in living with stage four breast cancer. And palliative care counsellor Stephen Jenkinson talks about what we are really afraid of when it comes to death.
Aug 6, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Childhood Fears (Episode 7) Audio
Fear Itself Childhood Fears (Episode 7) Aug 6, 2012 | 27:30Today we crawl out from under the bed to wake up some childhood fears. Horror photographer Joshua Hoffine on why he likes to unravel our childhood fears through his work. And storyteller Angela Reynolds explains how ghost stories around the fire give us a safe place to scream -- no matter how old we are.
Jul 30, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Reflecting Fear (Episode 6) Audio
Fear Itself Reflecting Fear (Episode 6) Jul 30, 2012 | 27:30This week we explore how fear is reflected in art and culture...From horror films and video games, to zombies, demons and ghosts, these frightening experiences and monsters of our times reflect both our personal and shared fears. What is it about these creations that draw some of us, and repel others?
Jul 23, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Creating Fear (Episode 5) Audio
Fear Itself Creating Fear (Episode 5) Jul 23, 2012 | 27:30In Danse Macabre, Stephen King writes, “The good horror tale will dance its way to the centre of your life and find the door to the secret room you believed no one but you knew of..." We’ll speak with some of the people who hold the key to that room including writer Andrew Pyper and filmmaker Karen Lam.
Jul 9, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself Fear of Getting Caught (Episode 3) Audio
Fear Itself Fear of Getting Caught (Episode 3) Jul 9, 2012 | 27:30We all have secrets. Some of us live in fear having those secrets exposed, secrets we are sure will ruin our lives if anyone finds out. Christy Ann talks with some people who’ve made it through that terror to find out how they lived with the fear of getting caught.
Jun 25, 2012 | 27:30Fear Itself An Ocean of Fear (Episode 1) Audio
Fear Itself An Ocean of Fear (Episode 1) Jun 25, 2012 | 27:30In the first episode of Fear Itself: the fear of water. An ocean diver reveals how she trains divers to overcome fear. How near drowning experiences can lead to a lifetime fear of the water, and a fisherman's wife on how she deals with the loss of her partner at sea.