Boys Like Me

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 paths?

This five-part series examines how socially-isolated young men can vanish into an online world of nihilism and despair that radicalizes them into angry — potentially deadly — misogynists. Hosted by Ellen Chloë Bateman and produced by Daemon Fairless (Hunting Warhead).

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  • No. of episodes: 7
  • Latest episode: 2024-03-18
  • True Crime

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of Boys Like Me?

There are 7 episodes avaiable of Boys Like Me.

What is Boys Like Me about?

We have categorized Boys Like Me as:

  • True Crime

Where can you listen to Boys Like Me?

Boys Like Me is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did Boys Like Me start?

The first episode of Boys Like Me that we have available was released 18 November 2021.

Who creates the podcast Boys Like Me?

Boys Like Me is produced and created by CBC.