An evening with Canada's podcast all-stars

Recorded live at Hot Docs podcast festival in November 2018. Featuring: Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sickboy, The Shadows, Cited, Safe Space, Disparue(s).

A curious cold case, fighting back against mother nature and a romance inspired by puppetry.

(Gabriel Li)
Listen to the full episode52:35

Recorded live at Hot Docs podcast festival in November 2018. Featuring: Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sickboy, The Shadows, Cited, Safe Space, Disparue(s).

Podcasts featured this week:

  • Uncover: Escaping NXIVM - Producers Josh Bloch and Kathleen Goldhar share never before heard tape and discuss an...ahem...interesting attempt at going undercover with the controversial alleged cult, NXIVM.
  • Sickboy - Hosts Brian, Taylor and Jeremie are joined by YouTube star Kenzie Brenna to discuss body image, body positivity and overcoming eating disorders.
  • The Shadows - From the creator of The Heart, Kaitlin Prest brings us a new, live performance and an excerpt of her new fiction podcast.
  • Cited - The town of Buxton, North Carolina loves their lighthouse. But in the 1970s, the ocean threatened to swallow it up. For the next three decades, they fought an intense political battle over what to do. Fight back against the forces of nature, or retreat?
  • Safe Space - Hosts Sarah Hagi and Vicky Mochama are joined by Sandy Hudson and Lido Pimienta to discuss some hot takes. Is your hatred of hover boards actually racist? Are people who take bad photos really worth even knowing? Safe Space weighs in.
  • Disparue(s) - Host and former police officer Stéphane Berthomet joins us on stage for a behind-the-scenes discussion about the hit true-crime podcast from Radio-Canada.   

Listen to the full length Canadian Broadcast Version:
Recorded live at Hot Docs podcast festival in November 2018. Featuring: Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sickboy, The Shadows, Cited, Safe Space, Disparue(s). 54:00

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