Day 6 from CBC Radio

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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.

This week comic Michael Showalter reads from his book Mr. Funnypants.
Day 6 - April 23, 2011 April 22, 2011
Peter Hitchens on coalitions and British electoral reform. The ethics of drug-induced morality. A Canadian company plans mine the ocean floor. Comedian Michael Showalter on his new book "Mr Funny Pants". AND Dengue Fever - how a California garage band revived Cambodian rock.
Mark Maron and Tina Fey book giveaway
Marc Maron and Tina Fey giveaway
Day 6 - April 16, 2011 April 15, 2011
Off-the-radar election issues and a new campaign cocktail; The Yes Men change the world one prank at a time; Should you read David Foster Wallace's final novel?; Welcoming SunTV with open arms; the math behind slasher films.
An extended, uncut interview with comedian Marc Maron on his hit podcast WTF, plus a sneak peak at Tina Fey's memoir "Bossypants" and a chance to win a copy of her book.
Day 6 - April 9, 2011 April 13, 2011
Comedian Marc Maron gets to the heart of comedy's biggest players; Life in Egypt, post Mubarak, sees a 200% spike in crime; introducing neuro-cinema, or this is your brain on plots; we launch Campaign Cocktail #3; find out why Thorium is or isn't the nuke fuel of the future; someone's …
Day 6 - April 9, 2011 April 9, 2011
Comedian Marc Maron gets to the heart of comedy's biggest players; Life in Egypt, post Mubarak, sees a 200% spike in crime; introducing neuro-cinema, or this is your brain on plots; we launch Campaign Cocktail #3; find out why Thorium is or isn't the nuke fuel of the future; someone's …
Today, an extended interview on why Fukushima is not Chernobyl, and an encore presentation of our interview with environmentalist and author George Monbiot. He now supports nuclear power because of the disaster in Japan.
Today, an extended interview on why Fukushima is not Chernobyl, and an encore presentation of our interview with environmentalist and author George Monbiot. He now supports nuclear power because of the disaster in Japan.
Day 6 - April 2, 2011 April 6, 2011
Is it time for the Chernobyl option? Why pouring concrete on Fukushima's reactors won't solve the problem...AND The federal election on the futures market - where the world is putting its money as Canada decides, plus, Elizabeth May gets shut down - maybe
An extended interview with writer and long-time This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell, followed by a reading from her new book, "Unfamiliar Fishes."
Day 6 - March 26, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode - The 40th parliament is toast: what winning would mean to each party...and an election cocktail for the long road ahead ... PLUS a leading environmentalist on how Fukushima renewed his faith in nuclear power... AND writer and broadcaster
This week's bonus podcast features readings from two of our favourite storytellers and humourists, David Sedaris and Mike Birbiglia. First up, David Sedaris reads "The Vigilant Rabbit" from his collection of fables called Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Day 6 - March 19, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode: Failure at the Fukushima nuclear plant - meet one of the engineers who was concerned about the crisis decades ago... and TEPCO's less- than-stellar track record of transparency... PLUS Rock'n'Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper... Comedy, trag
This midweek podcast features an extended interviews with Mark Bittman - New York Times food columnist and author most recently of The Food Matters Cookbook. Then, Brent asks two finacial-world insiders why no top Wall Street executives went to jail for p
Day 6 - March 12, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode of Day 6: Chaos in japan - How Google is helping people find each other in the heart of a natural disaster... why the "supermoon" is not responsible for the quake ... and the security of Japan's nuclear industry ... PLUS Years af
This week's bonus podcast, our uncut interview with neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. His newest book, "The Mind's Eye" is a collection of stories of people who can't perceive or communicate... and that includes him too.
Day 6 - March 5, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode: TV star in free-fall - Charlie Sheen and the Absence of Apology ... AND Fighting for the director's credit on the worst movie ever made - The Room ... PLUS How the UK is getting sperm donors to man-up... contributor Kathleen Phillips find
This week we feature an extended interview with author Salman Rushdie.