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CBC Podcasts
Boys Like Me
Why are some lonely, young men a growing threat to our safety? In 2018, a Toronto man drove a van down a busy sidewalk, killing 11 people and injuring many more. He was linked to the "incel" movement, a dark online world fueled by violent misogyny, extreme isolation and perceived rejection. In the wake of the attack, Evan Mead discovers a disturbing connection to the perpetrator. They were former high school classmates; both outcasts, existing together on the fringes of social acceptance. How did two young men who started in similar circumstances, end up on such drastically different...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 572 ratings
We’ll done. This should go deeper into this issue.
tecknate via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/16/22
Offers nothing
Having grown up in a country where terrorist attacks take second billing in the headlines, it would have been good if this show looked at why Boys Like Me choose their course of action and how other countries deal with them. As it is, this show offers nothing about how young men are radicalized...Read full review »
SamuelWood via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/16/22
In depth and understanding
This podcast was so well researched. Ellen Chloë Bateman did a fantastic job delving into the subject of lonely young men. Evan Mead was also so informative and reminded me of myself in High School; both regrets and learning and improving. I'm recommending this to everybody.Read full review »
Sro1994 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/14/22
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