Re:sound #107: The Loneliness Show

This hour: best friends who will never meet face to face, an abandoned wedding dress found floating in a lake, and more.

2009 / TCF / WBEZ, USA


This hour: best friends who will never meet face to face, an abandoned wedding dress found floating in a lake, and more.

Unless We Showed Up in Hazmat Suits
by Hillary Frank (TCF ShortDocs: Dollar Storeys, 2007)
It's hard to imagine a lonelier scenario: if Lucy met her best friend in person, her life expectancy would be cut in half.

The Wedding Dress in the Lake
by Susan Mahoney and Steve Wadhams (CBC's Ideas, 2007)
Two artists in Toronto were walking on the shore of Lake Ontario when they noticed what looked like a pile of white garbage bags floating in the shallow water. They got closer and discovered it was a wedding dress. So they pulled it out, squeezed out the sand and water, and then set about trying to uncover the mystery of who it belonged to and why she threw it away.

Eat Cake
by Jonathan Mitchell (Weekend America, 2009)
Radio drama done right.

Cynthia
by Katie Mingle (Re:sound premiere, 2009)
When Katie moved to Mexico, she fell in love with the place. She also fell in love with Cynthia, who didn't love her back.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Delaney Hall.

produced by

Susan Mahoney

Susan Mahoney has been a CBC Radio producer for nearly thirty years, where she is currently executive producer at The Sunday Edition.


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