Sickboy is determined to break down the stigma associated with illness and disease. Join Jeremie, Brian and Taylor as they tackle health taboos with people who have experienced them firsthand. Taking the lead from Jeremie's life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, the three best friends help us understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.
Clouds: All Aboard The Emotional Rollercoaster with Justin Baldoni
Our friend and past Sickboy guest Justin Baldoni stops by for a little chat about his emotional and beautiful film Clouds. We talk about the importance of tapping into our more emotional side, the beauty of Zach Sobiech and his music, the process of creating a film that tells the personal story of someone who was loved by many. Clouds is now available to stream on Disney+. We highly suggest you go check it out!
This Is Not the End of Me: Lessons on Living from a Dying Man
This week is a heartfelt blast from the past. We spend our time chatting with Dakshana Bascaramurty, journalist and author of This Is Not the End of Me: Lessons on Living from a Dying Man - a book all about the life and death of our dear friend and OG Sickboy alum Layton Reid. The gang reminisces on his final years as he prepared his family & himself for his death from cancer. This is a special one.
Death Deck: A Party Game About Dying - Feel Good Friday
The WAP debate continues. The gang discuss the bummer news story of an elderly woman who wanted to spend her last days with her dying husband by fighting him in court, then they obsess over a smart toilet. Then the fellas sit down with co-founder of Death Deck, Lori LoCicero! Think about it like Cards FOR Humanity. A fun, sometimes raunchy, sometimes somber, but hella important conversation starter about the one thing we all share in common.
The Beauty of Grief - Death Ed
It's October! The most spooky month of the year. This week's conversation revolves around a fairly common theme in every spooky story - Death! Although let's be clear, there isn't anything spooky about today's episode! The fellas sit down with Jeremy, a funeral home director, to talk about all things death and grief. Jeremy explains the importance of "process", the things he loves about grief and how to talk to children about death! We LOVED this conversation and hope you do too!
Grateful For The WAP & Wastewater Science - Feel Good Friday
The gang lists off all the things that they are grateful for which inevitably spirals into a conversation about death and poop. Jeremie schools the gang on his mastery of accents and Lauren schools the dudes on the proper pronunciation of WAP. Then the gang chat with smart person Doctor David Larson all about Wastewater and the role it can play in COVID prevention!
Robbed Of A Childhood: Sexual Abuse and Complex PTSD
This week we are joined by our dear friend Mike. He lowers his armour and with great courage allows us to delve into his traumatic and heart wrenching upbringing where he suffered devastating abuse at the hands of those who he thought he could trust. This is an episode where we bypass the laughs and hold space for someone who taps into an immense vulnerability. Listen with your hearts wide open. If you or someone you know needs help just know that Kids Help Phone is here to help. Text Services: Text "CONNECT" to 686868 (also serves adults); Chat Services: https://kidshelpphone.ca/live-chat/