Day 6 from CBC Radio

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

On this episode of Day 6: How international relations would handle a zombie apocalypse ... AND The Gadhafi factor - why the revolt in Libya is so unlike the Egyptian revolution... and The Brand of a Nation - can Libya change its image? ...PLUS the Executi
This week: an uncut interview with Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau. Up until a few months ago, the legendary cartoonist hadn't given an interview in almost twenty-five years. Turns out, he had a lot to say about four decades of Doonesbury...
On this episode of Day 6: Watson may have killed at Jeopardy, but can he pass the ultimate test of Artificial Intelligence? ... AND Paul Haggis defects from the Church of Scientology - we talk to a former high-ranking member who says he witnessed abuse at
On January 20th, US officials executed the biggest single-day mob bust in FBI history. They arrested 127 alleged gangsters for extortion, arson, and racketeering. Now extortion and racketeering - that makes sense for the Mafia. But what about selling reco
On this episode of Day 6: Victory in Cairo! Hosni Mubarak resigns, but says he'll die in Egypt - Why exile for dictators isn't what it used to be... ALSO Best Actress Nominee Melissa Leo launches her own campaign for the Oscar - and critics aren't impress
Day 6 - February 5, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode of Day 6 - How fanatical Egyptian soccer fans formed the organizational backbone of the protests in Cairo... AND US Senator (and Tea Party icon) Ron Paul discusses his radical ideas on aid for Egypt... PLUS Yann Martel tells us why he's st
Day 6 - January 29, 2011 April 6, 2011
On this episode of Day 6 - Women, Hollywood and the Oscars: Measuring the Best Picture nominees against the Bechdel Test for Movies... AND What's next for Egypt following a week of protests? PLUS A chat with the creators of "Parazit", Iran's ans
Day 6 - January 22, 2011 April 6, 2011
The Stuxnet worm redefines the cyberwarfare battlefield; what was Baby Doc Duvalier thinking; Ontario's rogue minor hockey league; Ophiuchus gets no zodiacal respect; the politics of Bunga Bunga; Sugar Sammy; and the Starbuck's Trenta.
Day 6 - January 15, 2011 April 6, 2011
Are Chinese mothers really superior? Find out from Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother. AND Why Glocks have become the weapon of choice in America in the wake of the tragedy in Tucson. PLUS Women take centre stage on a revoluntionary new TV
Day 6 - January 8, 2011 April 6, 2011
The Game-Changer: HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg on the success of "24/7 Penguins Capitals" and what it could mean for the future of hockey coverage. AND Four decades of Doonesbury: a feature interview with Gary Trudeau. PLUS signs of the a
On this episode of Day 6... The spin and speculation around diplomat Richard Holbrooke's final words. David Lynch on changing the lives of veterans with PTSD through meditation. AND Hide your kids, hide your wife - The Gregory Brothers on the success of
Did WikiLeaks open a Pandora's box of internet mischief? Anonymous "hacktivists" in the age of Assange. AND Drugs, bribes, burqas and Gonzo journalism in Yemen. PLUS, Adding another dimension to hockey ... a former Canadian ambassador on why pea
Day 6 - December 4, 2010 April 6, 2011
Conversations with Julian: journalist Andy Greenberg on his meeting with the WikiLeaks founder. And, they received Grammy nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year -- so why do critics ignore Lady Antebellum? PLUS, NASA se
The Celtic Tiger loses its tail (and shirt, and money). Don Cherry robo-calls a host of new endorsements. The Pope! Speaks condoms! More stuff white people like. UNESCO is protecting Intangible Cultural Traditions, but missed a few. Kathryn Borel tel
Controversy over airport security... but do full-body scanners even work? The former head of Israeli airport security says no. Also, Kate Middleton gets Diana's ring but will the wedding distract the British from their troubled economy? Plus, in Haiti cho
A 23-year-old drops out of school to play poker for a living - now he's World Champion and about $9million richer. What it takes to make poker your job. Also, just 'cause Iran is out of the mix, doesn't mean the other countries on the new UN women's agenc
Day 6 - November 6, 2010 April 6, 2011
Preston Manning on the Tea Party victory; Amy Sedaris on crafts; Silly bandz vs. Titanium Bands; Oliver Sacks on Being Oliver; What's Yemen's Biggest Problem; Why you'll never cure a cold; A Spy reviews Fair Game.
Day 6 - January 1, 2011 April 6, 2011
The Big 6 - our look back at the biggest stories of 2010, as chosen by you. Will the Newsmaker of the Year be Haiti or WikiLeaks? What about the Feel-Good Story of the Year -- Chilean Miners or the It Gets Better campaign? Will Betty White win Comeback of
Day 6 - April 2, 2011 April 2, 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 a campaign cocktail will help ... ALSO …
An extended interview with writer and long-time This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell, followed by a reading from her new book, "Unfamiliar Fishes."