Storytime with Paul Dore
By Paul Dore
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Every episode author and storyteller Paul Dore shares a wild and weird tale from either a live event or produced in-studio.
||ExplicitBonus Episode: The Hauntings of High Park||Hauntings of High Park||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.6 The Bike Cage||I love riding my bike in the city, both for pleasure and transportation. I live in a condo building and bikes are stored in cages near the parking garage. This is a story of when someone locked me in the bike cage. Spoiler: I almost meet my demise.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.5 The Dunk Tank||Skating is for the winter months, swimming is for the summer months. In my personal observations, I’ve noticed men - and it’s almost always men - have to display their machismo in public pools. This is the story of such a man, but one that gets his||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.4 Misunderstanding||Another episode, another story about an ambulance. I thought that emergency vehicle sirens were something we all generally understood. As you’ll hear in this story, that is not always the case.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.3 Same Shirt||One of my favourite things to do is go to the theatre. This story is about when I found myself in a very precarious position while trying to relieve myself during an intermission. There’s a comedian in every crowd.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.2 This Guy Looks Like Trouble||During the cold winter months, I enjoy taking advantage of the many outdoor skating rinks in city parks. That is, until one day when some park officials lost their minds when I was figure skating on a hockey rink. Things did not end well.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3.1 A Staggering Act of Defiance||There are some experiences that make us question the world and our place in it. This story is about an ambulance racing to save someone’s life, that is, until it meets some very entitled pedestrians.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.8 Mirror Box||The season finale is about hope. The mirror box was created to help people with phantom limbs. The first part of this episode explains who created the mirror box and how to make your own. The second half of the episode connects the dots of the personal||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.7 Phantom Limb||This second episode in this series is called Phantom Limb and explores what happens when someone loses something, either physical or otherwise.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.6 Memories are Plastic||Rounding out this second season of the podcast, I’m including a three part mini-series. Each story is half neuroscience and half personal story.||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.5 The Big Break||A few years ago, I had the opportunity to write a sequel to one of my favourite movies. The movie didn’t quite work out, but I had some interesting and memorable experiences with the artists involved.||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.4 Halloween||This story is about the first time I felt compelled to make myself available to pass out candy to kids on Halloween.||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.3 Nosey||It’s tough having a very prominent nose. The relationship with my nose has changed over the years and has settled into more of a slight appreciation. However, as you will see during this story, that wasn’t always the case.||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.2 The Waiting Room||How much of our lives do we spend waiting? I have some very specific numbers for you in this story about all the ways we waste our time waiting.||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.1 Modern Romance||It’s tough being a single person in the modern world. Recorded live off the floor at a recent Stories We Don’t Tell event, I share with the audience (and by extension with you) three ways that I have gone about trying to meet my partner in crime.||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.8 Alone By Myself||Recorded at the very first Stories We Don’t Tell live event, this is a story about love, self-reflection, broken hearts and a talking dildo.||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.7 The Meaning of Life||Everyone wants to know the meaning of life. I have an answer for you.||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.6 Skydiving||That time I went skydiving with Thumper. All the fear, all the wonder, all the terrifying and ultimately profound moments. Recorded live.||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.5 The 5 Stages of Death||The Five Stages of Death is all the juicy details of that time I went skydiving. All the fear, all the wonder, all the terrifying and ultimately profound moments.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.4 The Keyboard||I found a keyboard for sale on Kijijji and when I met the seller, the conversation quickly devolved into me having to make up a fake son named James.||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.3 The Haircut||This story is about Bernardo, an old Italian barber who forced me into an existential crisis during a haircut.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.2 My Place in the World||Three experiences that made me question my place in the world.||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.1 Adventures in Grocery Shopping||Strap in, warm up your carts – you’ll never view grocery shopping in the same way again.||4/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
One of my fave podcasts!
Love the stories. Just listened to the one about the grocery store and laughed a lot. Keep em coming... thanks!