Re:sound #236 The New You Show

This hour redefinition, reflection... and the new you.

2017 / TCF / WBEZ 9.15, USA

This hour redefinition, reflection... and the new you.

The Understudy
By Sophie Townsend with Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime for Love Me (CBC, 2016)
Sophie Townsend has been a widow for a year and a half. She is too busy taking care of her children to entertain the idea of dating, until a man compliments her shoes.

Katie V Katie
By Nancy Lopez for Snap Judgement (2017)
When Katie Crouch learned there was another Katie Crouch who lived in the same city and apparently had the same professional interests as her she thought, huh, what else do we have in common? She would soon find out.

Not All Who Wander Are Lost…But Some Definitely Are
By James Spring for This American Life (2014)
A car is a classic place to realize: "oh, I’m lost." But sometimes the realization of being lost comes first, and the car is the solution. Drive, keep driving, get un-lost. James Spring has this story about a road trip as life plan.

Why Did You Cut Your Hair?
By Alison Broverman and Veronica Simmonds for the 2015 Third Coast ShortDocs Competition
The humour, the pain, and the liberation of a simple haircut.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Dennis Funk.

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Sophie Townsend

Sophie Townsend (@sophietown) (she/her) is a senior producer and editor at ABC Audio Studio. She also works internationally as an audio features maker and writer. Her podcast for the BBC, Goodbye To All This, made with Falling Tree Productions, was one of the New York Times's best podcasts for 2020. In 2015 she won the HearSay International Audio competition with her piece “Mr Fix-it.” Her works “Stories and Driving” and “The Updates” were featured at Third Coast in 2015, and she was a speaker at Third Coast in 2019. Through her personal stories for radio, she explores relationships, loss and family, and her work has been played on the BBC's Short Cuts, Radiotopia's The Heart and the CBC's Love Me.

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