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Past Episodes: September 2013 Archives

SUNDAY September 29

0730 David Carroll is an ultra marathoner. Ultra marathons are as long as 160 kilometres and can take 24 hours to complete. David is also the author of a new book for younger readers called "Ultra". He joined Mary Ito to talk about his passion for running VERY long distances ...and for writing a book about the sport.
Listen audio (runs 13:15)
"Ultra" is published by Scholastic.
You can learn more about "Ultra" at the Scholastic website.
And check out David's Run Write Repeat blog for an account of his latest ultra marathon.

0800 Dr. Mike Evans followed up his previous week's discussion dealing with testosterone therapy by examining the causes of, and treatments for erectile dysfunction.
You can hear his conversation with Mary by visiting Mike's column

0830 CBC TV's Murdoch Mysteries returns tomorrow night. And star Yannick Bisson took time out from filming Series Seven to talk with Mary about the show and its immense appeal. He also talked about his life off-screen---hint: think mountain biking.
Listen audio (runs 12:14)
Murdoch Mysteries airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. on CBC Television.
Learn more about the show at the Murdoch Mysteries website.

Accent On Toronto 12

Accent On Toronto is back! This annual evening of comedy is presented by CBC Toronto. It takes place on October 17th at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto. You can learn more---including how to get tickets---at the Accent On Toronto webpage.

SATURDAY September 28

0730 Hollywood has long had an uneven relationship with the sport of auto racing. For every successful movie there have been a lot of misses. The new film about the 1976 Formula 1 season--- Rush ---is one of those rare exceptions, according to Norris McDonald. He's a connoisseur of racing movies---he's also motorsport columnist for The Toronto Star. He offered his insights into the genre AND Rush to Mary Ito.
Listen audio (runs 10:20)
If you're into motorsport, check out
Norris' auto racing blog

0800 Does your favourite canine have doggie breath? Is your cat's incisors looking the worse for wear? Veterinarian Ted Morris joined Mary to talk about how best to keep your pet's teeth in good health.
Listen audio (runs 9:50)
CBC's Marketplace is investigating the cost of routine veterinary procedures. And you can join the investigation.Visit the Marketplace website to submit a copy of your vet bill and a photo of your pet.And be sure to watch the Marketplace season premiere---"Barking Mad"---this coming Friday night (Oct 4) on CBC Television.

0830 It's called the Liberian Learning Center Project. It will house Liberia's first post-war fully functional Library and a living cultural archive to encourage literacy, preserve Liberian culture and serve as a space for building peaceful communities. It's a project of Empowerment Squared. Leo Johnson is its founder and director. And he joined Mary.
Listen audio (runs 15:17)
Learn more about the Liberian Learning Center Project at the
Empowerment Squared website.