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SATURDAY October 20

0700 Steve Patterson is well-known to CBC Radio listeners as host of "The Debaters". But Steve is also a stand-up comedian in his own right. He's currently criss-crossing Ontario with his This Is Not Debateable tour. You can find out where he'll be...and visiting Steve's website.

0730 It's IFOA time again in Toronto...and much of the rest of Ontario. The International Festival of Authors runs through October 28th in Toronto...and until November 2nd with its outreach programme. Fresh Air's books panel---Becky Toyne and Erin Balser---provided details when they joined guest host Karen Gordon.
Listen audio (runs 9:45)
Festival specifics are at the
IFOA website.
The Festival's Ontario outreach programme is spelled out in detail at the IFAO Ontario website.
All the nitty gritty about CBC Day At The IFOA is at the CBC Books website.

0800 "Skyfall" is the 23rd James Bond film. It hits theatres in early November. Saturday Night At The Movies host Thom Ernst joined Karen to offer his take on the Bond film franchise and choose his Top 5 007 movies.
Listen audio (runs 13:10)
Thom's choices are:
5/ Never Say Never Again
4/ On Her Majesty's Secret Service
3/ Dr. No/Goldfinger
2/ Casino Royale (2006)
1/ From Russia With Love
For more on Saturday Night At the Movies, visit the SNAM website.

0830 Hockey player Derek Sanderson had it all---fame, fortune and plenty of fans. But then his NHL career spiraled downward and he hit rock bottom. The story of how Derek reclaimed his life is told in his new autobiography, Crossing The Line: The Outrageus Story Of A Hockey Original. Derek and his co-author, Toronto's Kevin Shea, were Karen's guests.
Listen audio (runs 15:35)
Crossing The Line: The Outrageus Story Of A Hockey Original is published in Canada by HarperCollins. You can learn more about the book at the
HarperCollins website.
Kevin Shea is also the author of a number of other hockey books. You'll find them listed on Kevin's website.