Friday, January 14, 2011 | Categories: Episodes |
Tunisia in turmoil. The north African country declares a state of emergency -- and its president of twenty-three years abruptly steps down.
Generating interest by denying it. There's a diplomatic kerfuffle when American banks start closing the accounts of foreign missions -- claiming the regulations are just not fair.
The worst-laid plans. Hundreds are killed by mudslides in Brazil -- and critics say it's not just the rain to blame, it's negligent development.
The envelope, please. If bribery allegations are true, it's not just Golden Globe Award presenters who use that phrase -- it's the judges as well.
You know how to chirp, don't you? You just rub your wings together -- and stridulate. A new study of female crickets proves they're seduced by the songs of younger males.
And...they're not playing "Money For Nothing" for nothing. An Edmonton radio station defies the broadcast entity that banned the original version of the Dire Straits song -- and opts to play it non-stop for a full hour.
As It Happens, the Friday edition. Radio that assumes they've taken leave of their censors.