Stripped

Episode Three: The Riches of Teeth

They're not just what you use to chomp your food. Teeth say a lot about your status in society. With help from Slick Rick, Just-Ice, Kim Thuy, and others, we take a look at what's on (and in) our teeth, and what happens when you lose them altogether.
(Ben Shannon)
Listen to the full episode27:30

They're not just what you use to chomp your food. Teeth say a lot about your status in society. With help from Slick Rick, Just-Ice, Kim Thuy, and others, we take a look at what's on (and in) our teeth, and what happens when you lose them altogether.


"You want to step up your game, you don't want to just walk around like a square, competing with other cats who got more swag."                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                       - Slick Rick on grills 


This episode airs on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 15 at 9:30 a.m. on CBC Radio One.

Guests in order of appearance:

Jonah White, Billy Bob Teeth company 

Slick Rick

Eddie PleinEddie's Gold Teeth 

Just-Ice

Fletcher Williams III

Kim Thuy, author of Ru

Jason Jones, Welland Ontario resident

Michelle Henry, Toronto Star reporter


Special music thanks to Slick Rick and Doug E Fresh, Just-Ice, Public Enemy, Run DMC (featuring Nas), Gold Grill UGK, and to Fidel Cutstro and Ryan Little from the Free Music Archive.