Episode 397: Journalism and black communities, Scott Thompson, video game clones, Iceland's DNA and more July 7, 2018
Reporting on black communities in times of crisis and calm, Scott Thompson's first-ever stand-up comedy album, Donut County vs. knock-off video games, Iceland's DNA testing debate, Walking Eagle's satirical news and more.
Episode 396: Hannah Gadsby's Nanette, Douglas Coupland, Buzzfeed's Guide to Language, Tomson Highway & more June 29, 2018
Archiving Vancouver's LGBTQ history, Hannah Gadsby redefines the stand-up special, Douglas Coupland embraces 3D printing, Tomson Highway and more.
Episode 395: Legal pot, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, refugee children, animal parts on Facebook, summer reads and more June 22, 2018
How the hope of profits pushed Canada to legal pot, how Beyoncé and Jay-Z kept their video shoot secret, comforting refugee children separated from their parents, asylum seekers and the Mexican election, the illegal wildlife trade on Facebook, summer reads and more.
Episode 394: The Trump Doctrine, Nigeria's World Cup kit, the song of the summer, unaccompanied minors & more June 16, 2018
America first: the Trump Doctrine at work, why Nigeria's jerseys are a hit at the World Cup, the Day 6 music panel picks their candidates for song of the summer, underage asylum seekers are at risk in Canada too, Egypt is building a brand new capital and more.
Episode 393: Ontario goes for Ford, North Korea summit, Brock Turner, Impeach- O-Meter, LGBTQ soccer and more June 8, 2018
What Doug Ford's victory means for Ontario, spectacle vs. substance at the North Korea summit, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, recalling the judge who sentenced Brock Turner, defiant LGBTQ football fans head to Russia, Anthony Bourdain remembered and more.
Episode 392: Roseanne's racist tweets, Trans Mountain, pot stocks come to Canada, Calvin and Hobbes, and more June 1, 2018
Roseanne's racist tweets and the boundaries of acceptable speech, what past government bailouts tell us about Trans Mountain, why U.S. pot companies are going public in Canada, Syrian refugees stage a new play, Calvin and Hobbes, and more.
Episode 391: Harvey Weinstein arrested, the Obamas on Netflix, saving right whales, Han Solo and more May 25, 2018
Criminal charges for Harvey Weinstein, imaginary Obama-themed Netflix shows, how ropeless fishing traps could protect whales and industry, Solo and the expanded Star Wars universe, why Canadians join terror groups, using A.I. to decode babies' cries and more.
Episode 390: How conflict helps Netanyahu, Harry and Meghan, chasing lava, corporate weed, Deadpool 2 and more May 18, 2018
How conflict helps Benjamin Netanyahu, royal wedding thank-you notes, a lava chaser confronts Kilauea, marketing Deadpool 2, consolidation in Canada's pot market, Ireland's abortion referendum, Roman history in arctic ice and more.
Episode 389: Trump vs. Obama's legacy, Eurovision, far-right militias, Bay to Breakers, Afrofuturism and more May 11, 2018
Trump targets Obama's legacy, Eurovision gets political, a far-right militia tries to cleanse its image, Bay to Breakers, Afrofuturism in photos, the Iraqi farmer who rescued Yazidi women from ISIS and more.
Episode 388: Trump's mob ties, New Brunswick flood, #MuteRKelly, P.K. Subban's dad, Mercury 13 and more May 4, 2018
Donald Trump's history with the Russian mob, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery copes with the flood, the women behind #MuteRKelly, ultimate hockey dad Karl Subban, reviewing 'The Mars Room,' the female astronauts of Mercury 13 and more.
Episode 387: Confronting male violence, Bill Murray stories, art vs. pipelines, Korean families divided & more April 27, 2018
Episode 387: Male violence and the Toronto van attack, BIll Murray crashes the party, using art to stop pipelines, chronicling Vancouver's Chinatown, Canada's oldest independent record store shuts its doors, Korean families divided by war and more.
Episode 386: Pipeline theatrics, racism at Starbucks, the B-52s' Cindy Wilson, Record Store Day and more April 20, 2018
Pipeline debates as political performance art, Starbucks confronts employee racism, the B-52s' Cindy Wilson on Rock Lobster at 40, imaginary political memoirs, the Day 6 music panel shares their best vinyl quest stories and more.
Episode 385: Republicans for Mueller, Humboldt survivor, Mexico vs. Facebook, Apu, DIY Coachella and more April 13, 2018
Republicans draw a red line over Mueller, Humboldt survivor Ryan Straschnitzki, using Facebook to mess with Mexico's election, reckoning with Apu, build a backyard Coachella, marking the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, When the Moon Comes and more.
Alone: A Love Story, Season 2 April 6, 2018
Alone: A Love Story, is a memoir about love, the bomb, and the fallout. With raw honesty, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone. This is the …
Episode 384: Trump takes on Amazon, Canadian hip hop, a bitcoin mining boom, NAFTA vs. bar bands and more April 6, 2018
How Trump's Amazon tweets may have broken U.S. securities law, Canada's hidden hip hop history, why Spotify should become a record label, the bar bands affected by NAFTA, bitcoin mining boom towns, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story and more.
Episode 383: What Google knows about you, Naloxone for libraries, the sound of the Jays, Easter Island and more March 30, 2018
What Google knows about you, library workers confront the opioid crisis, mixing audio for the Blue Jays, NCAA players want a cut of the profits, what Renaissance paintings can teach us about disease, climate change threatens Easter Island's statues and more.
Episode 382: Facebook's data crisis, March for Our Lives, my muse is a tire shop, Alan Hollinghurst and more March 23, 2018
Facebook's unprecedented political power, students rally to end gun violence, Canadian comedians demand respect, superheroes come to Puerto Rico's aid, a romance writer finds she can only write at a tire shop, Alan Hollinghurst on The Sparsholt Affair and more.
Episode 381: Russian cash in the U.K., Impeach-O-Meter, 'Ready Player One,' growing up with the NRA and more March 16, 2018
Follow the (Russian) money, the Day 6 Impeach-O-Meter, growing up in the NRA, Spielberg's challenge with 'Ready Player One,' Jewish refugees in Shanghai, a female announcer in the minor leagues, Should I Read It: 'Heart Berries' and more.
Episode 380: Russia assassinations, cricket farms, Madeleine L'Engle's grandkids, Disney social clubs and more March 9, 2018
A suspicious pattern of Russian-linked deaths on British soil, why Canadian crickets are the food of the future, Madeleine L'Engle's grandkids on 'A Wrinkle in Time,' trouble in paradise among Disney's social clubs, Bangladesh builds an island for displaced Rohingya and more.
Episode 379: Populism in Italy's elections, Greenland's ice melt, 'The Shape of Water,' ode to CDs and more March 2, 2018
The global implications of Italy's populist elections, disappearing Arctic ice, Texans face off in a fight about vaccines, how 'The Shape of Water' falls short in its portrayal of disability, the tiny granite island where Olympic curling stones are born, an ode to CDs and more.