Personal Best turns tiny goals into grand adventures. From CBC Original Podcasts.
Jul 2, 2019 • 32 min
Joe is a hobo punk anarchist who wants to jettison part of his old self, so that he can step out onto the dance floor. Our final episode of season 2.
I Know What You Packed Last Summer
Jun 25, 2019 • 27 min
Two stories. Sienna cries when confronting authority figures. Also, four strangers wake-up chained in a spooky basement…
Yours in Trial and Error and Error
Jun 18, 2019 • 32 min
Fan is a poet and writer of love letters. He basks in fantasy, but he’s never been able to muster any passion for cooking.
Jun 11, 2019 • 34 min
Nick is an actor who has auditioned for over 100 commercials with very little success. Is it possible he’s just too cool?
Know More, Carry Less
Jun 4, 2019 • 36 min
Cihang is afraid of running out of things to say. She wishes for a database of interesting tidbits to pull from at parties.
May 28, 2019 • 37 min
Rob and Andrew hit the streets to find a random stranger’s problem and solve it within 48 hours.
The Power of You
May 21, 2019 • 41 min
Colleen is a very big fan of her brother-in-law’s abstract paintings. She offers to sell them on his behalf, withholding the fact she has no idea how to sell.
The Egg Bag
May 14, 2019 • 36 min
Chandler is a woman in her thirties without a credit card. The answer might be found in an unusual self-help book.
Season 2 Teaser
Apr 30, 2019 • 1 min
Eight weeks of new episodes start May 14th.
A Ride on the Desert Bus
Apr 3, 2018 • 34 min
In our final episode of the season, Julia (different Julia than before) is a messy eater. But instead of a problem with table manners, she’s convinced it’s something else. Something that goes all the way back to ancient Buddhist teachings.
Tragedy + Time
Mar 27, 2018 • 33 min
Two stories. Oriana can’t lie and it’s hurting those close to her. Also, Kevin wants to make his grandma laugh.
Jackie Chan’s Sleeveless Turtleneck
Mar 20, 2018 • 36 min
Yaw loved action movies as kid. As an adult, Yaw wants to land a backflip.
Cow Watch 2018
Mar 13, 2018 • 30 min
Sheryl is a city person. But she feels like she hasn’t had a chance to express her inner self - her true country self. Sheryl wants to deliver a baby cow.
Mar 6, 2018 • 30 min
Two stories. Michael is a musician who goes by the stage name Non-Swimmer. To no one’s surprise, he can’t swim. Also, Toula hates cancelling plans.
Feb 27, 2018 • 31 min
Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But it’s not just dating - she struggles with all text messages. Is it possible to communicate your authentic self via text, or are you doomed to prop up a performative husk…
Let’s Go Schwimmin’
Feb 20, 2018 • 30 min
Two stories. It’s tragic when you can’t communicate to those closest to you. For Manu, it’s his local cashier. Also, Jan is overwhelmed by menu options.
Feb 13, 2018 • 36 min
Brent is a punk musician, radio announcer and an all-around fun guy who is completely unable to celebrate himself. His only hope might be a man with a keytar.
One Time Snooze
Feb 12, 2018 • 35 min
Robin is a chronic snoozer. She’s constantly late for work, sleeping in for upwards of two hours. She’s also been keeping an elaborate secret since high school.
Dec 22, 2017 • 1 min
A self-improvement show that helps you be your best you. As best we can. Given the constraints. Coming February 14
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