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Sleepover

 

Sleepover

Sook-Yin Lee and three complete strangers share a hotel room for one night. Each comes with a problem and with Sook-Yin's help, they spend the next 24 hours exploring what's bothering them and how to make it better.

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How a little dog named Gobi changed an ultramarathoner's life

Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:51]

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The Ear Hustle

Hear the podcast creators talk about life inside San Quentin State Prison.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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The origin of Betty Boop

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.

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[mp3 file: runs00:47:53]

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Whipped cream canister kills Instagram star

Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream canister struck her in the heart — and a French consumer watchdog group says they've warning about this product for years.

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[mp3 file: runs00:57:38]

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Peterborough III: Oseko's Secret Life

Oseko Ogega is a working class hero with a gift of the gab. He leads a double life, and it’s got him at a crossroads: should he be a working stiff or follow his passion? A rap battle in the wilderness helps unlock the secret of his struggle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Peterborough II: Orville Needs Out

Orville Thertell -- a typical affable Canadian--might be too nice. Orville’s being taken advantage of, but can’t put his foot down. Sequestered in a boathouse in the woods, can tough talk from a city guy and a realtor help him stick up for himself?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:00]


Peterborough I: Trudy's Family Feud

Deep in the Canadian wilderness arrives Trudy Wilson— realtor, long distance swimmer, and devoted mom. Family is important to Trudy, but since her mom’s death, she’s been battling with her big brother. Can strangers solve Trudy’s sibling rivalry?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Toronto Coach House III: Eryn Faye and the Fire Down Below

As a “passion coach”, Eryn Faye Frans helps confused Christians navigate sex and intimacy. But for all of her expertise, Erin Faye is struggling with her own problem: after being diagnosed with colon cancer, she's trying to get her own passion back.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:43]


Toronto Coach House II: Walter’s Wall

Walter Callaghan is a former military medic, forced out after a serious back injury. Over ten years later, Walter still clings to his military identity and ghosts of the past. Can Walter learn to let go of the guilt he’s been harbouring all these years?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Toronto Coach House I: Davinder’s Decision

Davinder Mahli, 18, is passionate about theatre, and has written award-winning plays. Davinder’s parents worked hard to send him to theatre school, but his inspiration is slipping. Does he stick it out, or does tell his parents he’s switching majors?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Sleepover Live II: Hot Docs Power Nap Edition

Hear part two of 'Sleepover Live Power Nap Edition', where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage with Sook-Yin Lee to share their deepest dilemmas.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Sleepover Live I: Hot Docs Power Nap Edition

In the Sleepover Live Power Nap Edition, three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage with Sook-Yin Lee to share their deepest dilemmas.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Sleepover Check-In: What Becomes of Your Problem?

Sook-Yin Lee checks in with guests from Vancouver, Salt Spring Island, and Toronto after they’ve checked out. The big question remains: Once you return to the world post-sleepover, what happens to your problems?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Toronto Skyscraper III: Kai Cheng Unplugs

Kai Cheng is a social worker, poet, and workaholic. Her experiences growing up trans inspires her help. She’s always there for others, but it’s exhausting. She needs to set boundaries, and focus on herself. Can she learn to say "no"?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Toronto Skyscraper II: Ben Wants Friends

Ben Goodes, 13, loves eating junk food and playing with his dog and best friend, Maya. Ben is looking for human friends, but has social anxiety related to his autism. People confound him, but he’s braved a sleepover to learn the secret to making buds

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:07]


Toronto Skyscraper I: Judy Doesn’t Have A Problem

Judy, the “NO. 1 GRANNY”, sings, dances, golfs, skis, and loves driving. That’s her problem. Her family is worried about her and wants Judy to give up the wheel. Faced with the realities of ageing, should Judy park the car?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Salt Spring I: Cody Goes to Syria

Young activist, Cody Bergerud was raised in a progressive idyllic paradise. But when he becomes disillusioned with local politics, he takes off for war-torn Syria. Can he keep his promise to help his Syrian friends?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Salt Spring III: Scott, Come Down From that Tree!

Scott Nyuli is an arborist who swings from the tallest trees but problems begin when he hits the ground. He wants romance but gets completely tongue-tied talking to women. Will Scott unlock the mysteries of love?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Salt Spring II: Cathy’s Vanishing Legacy

Cathy Roland’s ancestors were sent by Hawaiian King Kamehameha to help with Canada’s 19th century fur trade! She’s proud of her Hawaiian-Salish heritage, but the next generation doesn’t get it. How can she keep their legacy alive?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Vancouver I: Soheil's Millionaire Blues

Vancouver’s Soheil Biniaz is a self-made millionaire, who's learning deep connection is something his money can't buy.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:18]


Vancouver II: Tru's Survival Skills

Groundbreaking Vancouverite, Tru Wilson, is part of a new generation of empowered trans kids demanding to be heard. Tru's got enough optimism to light up a room. How will this bright tween face a dark world?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Vancouver III: Sacha Separates

Sacha Ouellet is a tough and tender twenty-something, juggling two jobs. She left a tumultuous home life at the age of 17, but recently reconciled with her mom. Will her dreams of moving away to be a full-time artist threaten their relationship?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


A Sneak Listen

Meet the incredible cast of strangers that slept over with Sook-Yin Lee and spilled their problems for Season 2.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:02:05]


Sleepover SEASON 2 launches May 8

Sleepover Season 2 is unleashed online May 8. For the first time ever binge on an entire Sleepover three episodes at a time. When strangers collide incredible things happen.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:01:29]


Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition

Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:01:50]


Tiny repairs in reality

Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Jagmeet’s Disarming Style

Punjabi-Canadian Jagmeet Singh is a politician and martial artist, who loves serving his constituents. He wears brightly colored turbans to disarm racism, but worries that his stylish reputation is taking center stage.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:39]


Judy Wants Romance

Judy Kennedy, 61, is unable to walk because of a neurological disease. She wants romance but is finding it hard to meet new people. Politician Jagmeet Singh, math prodigy Tai Poole and host Sook-Yin Lee help Judy find ways to new connections.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Tai’s Trouble

Boy genius Tai Poole is struggling with a problem that he can't quite solve: accepting his ailing grandfather's mortality. Sook-Yin and strangers suggest ways they can stay close and offer insight from their own experiences with death and sickness.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Josis Moves Out

Basketball star Josis Thomas is set to attend Laurentian University on a scholarship. It is a dream opportunity but he’s worried about leaving behind his beloved Regent Park, making ends meet and fitting in.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Sheila vs. the Internet

Author Sheila Heti is a shining literary light. But it seems the more popular she is, the more detractors there are.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Jon the Good Doctor

Dr. Jon Fiddler is “a wild child queer kid at heart”, who works on a Pikangikum First Nation reserve. The reservation's living conditions impede his ability to treat those in need. Jon has to decide whether or not he wants to work there.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Alan Takes Control

Alan Zweig is a documentary filmmaker and self-described ‘old dad’. He has major control issues that he's encouraged to let go of at the sleepover.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


Scaachi and the Silent Treatment

Scaachi Koul is an outspoken writer with an undeniably bold presence. As night falls, she reveals the weight of her upsetting personal problem: the deterioration of an important relationship that has turned into a silent standoff.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:26]


Charlie's Conundrum

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her. Will strangers Scaachi Koul and Alan Zweig be able to help solve Charlie's troubles?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:32]