Definitely Not the Opera
DNTO goes shopping (Dec. 13, 2014)12/13/14
'Tis the season... when hundreds of thousands of Canadians find themselves at the mall! So on this week's DNTO, we offer a little retail therapy - and look at the moments when shopping is anything but simple.
LIVE from the Halifax Central Library, it's DNTO! (Dec. 6, 2014)
Halifax is home to the brand new Halifax Central Library, billed as the city's 'living room' - a place to build community and share stories. So what better place to cozy up and hear some of the city's best tale winders?
DNTO is talking "trash" (Nov. 29, 2014)
Sometimes, what we toss in the trash is more than it seems. From worn out clothes to old family photographs, everything we discard is a snapshot of our day-to-day lives. So this week, DNTO asks: what did you really find in the garbage?
DNTO 'fesses up about "confessions" (Nov. 22, 2014)
From cheating on an English test to cheating on a partner, secrets big and small can weigh heavily on us. And when we finally unburden ourselves, things don't always turn out the way we expect. This week, DNTO wonders: when you confess, what happens...
DNTO comes face to face with race (Nov. 15, 2014)
The topic of race can be a tough one to talk about. But in a country as diverse as Canada, race doesn't have to differentiate us: it can also bring us together. This week, DNTO asks: when did you come face to face with race?
DNTO goes to the limits of "survival" (Nov. 8, 2014)
How far did you go to survive? This week, we bring you truly incredible stories about life, death, and the moment you thought you might not be able to make it. (Originally aired May 3, 2014)
DNTO is taking charge! (Nov. 1, 2014)
Whether you're a born leader or a bit of a sheep, we've all had moments when we've found ourselves in charge. From running a city or babysitting for the first time - what happened after you were handed the reins?
DNTO looks at life-changing art (Oct. 25, 2014)
Whether it's a world famous masterpiece or a crayon drawing made by your children, the right piece of art can knock your socks off. This week, DNTO looks at the transformational power of creativity.
DNTO squeezes into "close quarters" (Oct. 18, 2014)
Ever feel like the walls are slowly closing in on you? Or that your personal space on a bus is quickly filled up by strangers? We're exploring what happens in close quarters, and the memorable encounters that follow.
DNTO sings out loud, sings out strong! (Oct. 11, 2014)
We've all had moments when singing has cut to our core. But why does the human voice have such a grip on us? And what happens when a song becomes more than just words and music? This week, DNTO takes a look at the power of singing.
DNTO learns about "letting go" (Oct. 4, 2014)
What is the one thing in your life you'll never let go of? Now imagine letting go of that thing for good. On this episode, we're exploring the things you let go of...and finding out what happened next.
Live from Hamilton, DNTO looks at "stranger" encounters (Sept. 27, 2014)
Live from Hamilton, Ontario, Sook-Yin and the Hammer's finest storytellers tell tales about something we've all experienced: an encounter with a stranger.
DNTO looks at the fight for rights (Sept. 20, 2014)
To celebrate the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, we're celebrating everyone's rights as humans - and sharing the mobilizing moments that made you want to fight for them.
DNTO brushes up with fame (Sept. 13, 2014)
This week is all about the brushes with fame we experience trying to get close to celebs. So grab your autograph book and cozy up to all kinds of tales of awkward, surprising, and funny celebrity encounters.
Where did your bike take you? (Sept. 6, 2014)
For the first episode of this brand new season, DNTO is taking a look at our trusty two-wheeled friends. So strap on your helmet, roll up your pant legs, and get back on the saddle!
The surprising story that inspired a listener to turn a DNTO episode...
From testing a friend as a partner to sending classroom experiments to space, there are plenty of times we put our theories to the test. So what happens when our experiments have results we didn't expect? Our hypothesis is that we'll find out this...
Orlando Bowen's riveting first-hand account of how a "brush with...
Whether it's your boss, the cops, or your parents, everyone's had a run in with an authority figure. So, in the words popularized by The Clash, when you fought the law - did the law win? Or did you?
John Wing vs. Stephen King (Aug. 16, 2014)
This week, comedian John Wing learns the power of "no" - and why being a dead ringer for a famous author only gets you so far.
Sook-Yin Lee visits Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi PLUS the funniest story...
When did you rise to the challenge? The people of Calgary know something about that - so this week, Sook-Yin and the DNTO crew come to you live from C-Town with tales of facing up against the odds.
The photograph that completely changed one woman's relationship with...
We're shining the spotlight on a couple of figures who loom large in our lives: our parents. You may think you know them well. But do you?
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