My Life Is A Turmoil From A Film
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My Life Is A Turmoil From A Film
A 1967 film exposed a controversial group home for children. But what happened when the cameras left? Jennifer Goodhue struggles for a laugh. Morgan Waters and Brooks Gray trick people into being on TV.
November 9, 2016

Allan King’s 1967 documentary Warrendale is recognized as a groundbreaking documentary about a Toronto group home for “emotionally disturbed” kids. Andrew Moir looks into the lasting impact of the film on its subjects’ lives. You can watch the whole movie online.

Jennifer Goodhue is a comedian in Toronto. She’s a writer for Baroness Von Sketch Show.

Morgan Waters and Brooks Gray created the show The Amazing Gayl Pile. Watch the home shopping bloopers that inspired them here and here.


Contributors: Liam Gareau


Songs on this episode:

“When You’re a Kid and You’re Scared” by Kite Hill from the album Rest & Run.

“One More” by Weaves from their self-titled album. Side Note: Morgan Waters plays guitar in the band.

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