Day 6 from CBC Radio

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

Day 6 - March 26, 2011 March 26, 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 Sarah Vowell on the US, Imperialism and Hawaii …
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. Next, comedian and writer Mike Birbiglia reads "Goddammit" from his collection of essays called …
Day 6 - March 19, 2011 March 19, 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, tragedy and context in the age of Twitter ...AND Heavy metal music …
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 playing a role in the global economic collapse of …
Day 6 - March 12, 2011 March 12, 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 after the financial collapse, why …
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 March 5, 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 finds the weak point in …
This week we feature an extended interview with author Salman Rushdie.
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 Executive Producer of The Onion …
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 the top levels... PLUS …
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 records? Take a listen to this full-length interview with Tommy James, …
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 impressed ...AND 60s pop …
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 stopped sending books to the …
Day 6 - January 29, 2011 Jan. 29, 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 answer to The Daily Show... Attack of the …
Day 6 - January 22, 2011 Jan. 22, 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 Jan. 15, 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 show in Afghanistan …
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 apocalypse, Giller Prize winners read from Snooki's debut novel, and …
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 …
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 their Bed Intruder Song. Plus, TRON rides …