If the love of your life was given a shortened life expectancy, how would it affect your relationship? This week on Sickboy the boys sit down and talk with Jeremie's babe of a wife, Bryde. They talk about everything from choosing whether or not to have children, polyamory and how Jeremie's hatred of math almost ruined the marriage.
If your lung were going to fail would you opt in for a double lung transplant? Jeremie knows his lungs are slowly getting to a point where they will no longer work. He has always said he'd opt out of double lung transplant and would rather let life end with the first set. Doctor John Granton (Respirologist and Organ Transplant Specialist) pops by the Sickboy studio to try and talk some sense into Jeremie. They talk about how doctors secretly use google for diagnosing, accessible parking hacks, the logistics of pulling dead lungs out of a human and the national campaign Breathing as One! Does Dr. John change Jeremie's mind about future lung transplant? Tune in to find out!
This week on Sickboy we sit down with Jess and chat about what it's like to live with Social Anxiety. Jeremie learns a thing or two about watercolours, Taylor asks about Feng Shui'ing your personal space, and Brian teaches everyone how to make a room dark (spoiler alert: you just have to close your eyes).
This week on Sickboy, we sit down with George Kourounis. He is an adventurer, explorer, storm chaser and defier of death. George has made his living by going to the most dangerous places on earth, and catching it all on camera so people like you and me can experience it all from the couch. We talk life, passion, fear and death with one of the most interesting men on the planet.
This week on Sickboy, we sit down for another fascinating, informative and philosophical chat with Jim Bremner on living, dealing and learning from life with PTSD. Jim is a former member of Toronto’s Emergency Task Force and lives with PTSD as a result of significant trauma that took place on the job. Jim has since written a book on his experience entitled “Crack In The Armor”. Tune in this week to find out more on Jim’s story, why male bravado is plain old silly, and why a simple hug trumps even the most heart felt words.
Drew Dudley has spoken to over 250,000 people on 5 continents and his “TED talk” has been viewed over 2.5 million times, being voted “one of the 15 most inspirational TED talks of all time”. This week on Sickboy, we talk about how all babies are CEO’s, Jennifer Lawrence, and Drew’s struggles with Bipolar, Alcoholism, & Morbid Obesity. Want to be a better version of yourself? Then listen up because Drew’s dropping some knowledge on us!
When we sat down with sexual psychologist Dr. James Cantor we asked him where does Jeremie line up on the Kinsey Scale.
What comes to mind when you hear the word "Pedophile"? "evil"? "hurtful"? "Deceitful"? Do you think there is a possibility to feel empathy for a pedophile? This week, we sat down with Dr. James Cantor. Dr. Cantor is a Clinical Psychologist and his credentials include a degree in Psychology from Boston University, PhD from McGill University, Associate Professor on the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine, Editor-in-Chief of Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, and Senior Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Cantor is the foremost living expert on the psychology of pedophilia. We have a dense and in depth conversation about Dr. Cantor's work surrounding the study of Pedopilia as a psychiatric disorder and sexual orientation. Buckle up!
Does poop talk make you uncomfortable? If you answered yes, you should FOR SURE get over that and tune in. Jeremie, Brian & Taylor sit down with YouTube Vlogger Cherylann Nesbitt and discuss her experience in living with Ulcerative Colitis. They talk about everything from poo'ing blood, sharting, pooing and vomiting at the same time, and how everyone poops so let's all just get over it already. Poop.
How many major surgeries have you had in your life? None? One or two? MJ has had over 50. NBD. Jeremie, Brian & Taylor sit down with MJ Bouey and discuss her experience in living with a congenital birth defect that has resulted in having more surgeries than Joan Rivers. They dive into the importance of patient advocacy, winning the children's wish lottery, and how Brian is an Olfactophilic.
Jeremie, Brian & Taylor sit down with Rob "Eyeborg" Spence and break down the future of cybernetics, woman's love for eye patches, shoving camera's in your face and owning your disability
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with everyone's favourite astronaut Chris Hadfield. It's not every day you get to kick it with someone who's spent a total of 166 days in space. We talk about peeing out your bones, beer in space, how the moon landing may or may not have been faked, and how perspective on life shifts after orbiting the world 1000 times.
This week on Sickboy: It's a Live Show Double Header! The boys sit down with special guests Fiona & Tom, diving deep into vaginas and briefly touching on dicks... not like that you pervert - we're talking about the Herps (aka HSV1) and Syphilis (kind of)!
Jeremie invites Brian and the listeners to join him on his tri-annual Cystic Fibrosis clinic visit. Is Jeremie taking all his meds? Probably not. Does he have a heavy gag reflex? Very likely.
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian, Taylor and special guest Becky have a frank and sometimes offside conversation about Body Dysmorphic Disorder! BDD is a psychological disorder in which a person becomes obsessed with imaginary defects in their appearance. So what does Becky see that the guys don't? The boys learn a lot about Becky and perhaps Jeremie learns even more about himself… spoiler alert: there’s a good chance he’s gay!
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with our guest Shannon to talk about the struggles of Chronic Depression. We dive into why Jr. High is SooooooooOOOooo NOT fetch! Monkeys fucking on the hood of your safari jeep, taylor pissing his pants (pretty much every weekend) and the sobering moment of calling an ambulance for yourself in order to prevent self harm. Chronic Depression is the epitome of "invisible illness". It is wracked with stigma, and is a serious topic that needs to be talked about. Shannon was an amazing guest, and we're so grateful for her insight into what she deals with on a day to day basis. Check out her blog post here - http://www.sickboypodcast.com/…/sickboy-chronic-depression-… Mental health is a huge issue. If you need someone to talk to check out the links below: Canada: http://www.ctvnews.ca/mental-health-in-canada-where-to-get-… USA: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 Mental Health America: 1-800-969-6642
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down to reflect on past episodes and actually end up having a heated debate. We dive into the world of homeopathy and Naturopathic Medicine and learn a whole hell of a lot about Jeremie's love for homeopathic remedies. We also touch on anti-vaxxers and, surprisingly enough, phallic cannibalism...again.
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with very special guest Paul to have a frank and sometimes offside conversation about the time he caught in Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paul shares his riveting story about filming a documentary about Malaria and then catching Malaria! Womp, Womp! They talk about Mosquitos, traveling to Zambia in the name of love, penile canabolism and witch doctors!
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie & Brian sit down with very special guest Chad to have a silly, frank and sometimes offside conversation about the struggles of living with Crohn’s. Chad tells us about the perks of not having a gag reflex. The boys also talk about poops of all shapes and sizes, and what to do if it’s too big to flush.
Jeremie and Taylor take a few minutes to talk about how horrendous this woman's rap skills are and how immensely stupid & ignorant the message is that she's trying to spread.
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with very special guest Miles to have an silly, frank and sometimes offside conversation about The struggles of asthma. Miles recounts the hard times he had as a young lad, constantly being bullied. The boys also talk about Jazzles, garden gnomes, asthma attacks and butt plugs.
The boys hop on the mic for a quick mid week checkup. This week they address the sad story of Cody Glode's decision to take his own life after almost a decade's long battle with depression.
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with very special guest Brandon to have a open, frank and sometimes offside conversation about surviving an Osteosarcoma and losing your leg. The boys talk about Terry fox, cute nurses, insane post op complications, and the logistics of sex with one leg. Brandon also brought in a bunch of gnarly photos for the boys to marvel at. *** Thanks to Bensound for the royalty free elevator music***
The boys hop on the mic to give the listeners a quick checkup. This week we revisit our conversation with Ricky and read some feedback from a few listeners!
This week on Sickboy: Jeremie, Brian and Taylor sit down with Ricky to have a open, frank and sometimes offside conversation about living with HIV. The conversation gets super real when our guest dives into his past struggles with sex and drug addiction. What you're about to hear is shocking, revealing and unlike anything we've come across before.