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SUNDAY August 26

0730 Last week's email question was "What was your favourite childhood food?" For a many of us, the answer is two words beginning with "K & D". And while Kraft Dinner is certainly a staple of many Canadian kitchens, Sasha Chapman, a senior editor at The Walrus, is ready to take things a step further and ask whether Kraft Dinner has become our national dish. Sasha is the author of a new piece in The Walrus titled, "Manufacturing Taste: The (un)natural history of Kraft Dinner."

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0800 In 1970, a Canadian director named Don Shebib made a film called Goin' Down The Road. The movie was about two Maritimers who head to Toronto looking for a better life, only to find disappointment. It's now considered , not just a classic, but also a seminal moment in English Canadian film making. Geoff Pevere is a long time film critic, teacher and broadcaster. His new book is called Donald Shebib's Goin' Down the Road.

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0830 The Sunday Salon is when we bring in a panel of three highly intelligent, articulate, and breathtakingly witty people to have some fun. The rules are simple. Mary has a bowl with her containing slips of paper. Each paper has a word, a phrase or a saying on it, and the guests have to speak spontaneously about it. The guests for this Sunday's salon are Anne Kingston, senior writer for Maclean's Magazine, Priscila Uppal, poet, professor of English at York University, and Poet in Residence for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams, and Dilip Soman, Prof of Marketing at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.

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