#394 Show Me Your Scars


This week, our contributors are sharing the most intimate and vulnerable parts of themselves. The parts we often keep to ourselves, because they feel too sensitive, too embarrasing, or too dark to bring up.

Public Defecation Act by Concetta Caristo

Most people like to edit out the most embarrassing parts of their lives. Not Concetta. She wants to tell you exactly what happened when her Mum found her blind drunk in the gutter on Norton St.

Written and performed by Concetta Caristo

Instagram: @concettaworldwide

Supervising producer: Ryan Pemberton

Music: ‘Airliner’ by Podington Bear, ‘The Confrontation’ by Podington Bear

Comfortable by Samuel Luke

Transitioning genders was an out-of-body experience for Samuel. In this story he navigates social cues, revisits childhood memories, and tries to feel a sense of ease in his body.

Written and performed by Samuel Luke

Instagram: @samuellukeart

Sound design and original composition by Suzanne Derry

Recordist: Zacha Rosen

Tough Luck by Hongnan Guo

Hongnan Guo opens up about being bullied and being a bully.

Producer: Hongnan Guo

Supervising Producer: Sarah Mashman

Music: ‘Biplane’ by Podington Bear, ‘Dry Air’ by Podington Bear, ‘Canoe’ by by Podington Bear, ‘Flutter bee’ by Podington Bear, Twine by by Podington Bear, ‘Trees In the Wind’ by Daniel Birch, ‘Lying Here Helpless’ by Daniel Birch

All The Best credits:

Executive Producer: Ryan Pemberton

Victorian State Coordinator: Jordan Fennell

Episode Mix and Compile: Elina Godwin and Annais Gallo

Host: Maddy Macquine

Community Coordinators: Chloe Gillespie and Danni Stewart

SYN Community Coordinator: Erin Dick

Social Media Producer: Matilda Fay

Image: Luis Villasmil via Unsplash