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Day 6 - Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and moreDec 24, 2014 | 14:24Day 6 Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and more Audio
Day 6 Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and more Dec 24, 2014 | 14:242014 was a difficult year in news for Canada. But did this year change how we see ourselves as Canadians? Brent puts those questions to author and philosopher John Ralston Saul, and to author and Macleans political editor Paul Wells.
Day 6 - The Interview and the ethics of reporting the Sony hacksDec 19, 2014 | 14:21Day 6 The Interview and the ethics of reporting the Sony hacks Audio
Day 6 The Interview and the ethics of reporting the Sony hacks Dec 19, 2014 | 14:21Does reporting on the hacked Sony emails play into the hands of the hackers? Jacob Weisberg of The Slate Group says yes, while Andrew Wallenstein of Variety magazine says no. Brent speaks with them both.
Day 6 - What should I give? Becky Toyne's 2014 booklistDec 19, 2014 | 6:58Day 6 What should I give? Becky Toyne's 2014 booklist Audio
Day 6 What should I give? Becky Toyne's 2014 booklist Dec 19, 2014 | 6:58Day 6 books columnist Becky Toyne talks to Brent about her annual year-end book picks.
Day 6 - Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eatsDec 19, 2014 | 8:50Day 6 Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eats Audio
Day 6 Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eats Dec 19, 2014 | 8:50David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes But We're Fed Up With Fondue" joins Brent for a look at some of the most fascinating food trends of 2014: cooking with live fire, new Jewish cuisine, savoury yogurt and more.
Day 6 - Episode 212: Reporting on the Sony leaks, pro sports and social issues, Xmas book list and moreDec 19, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 212: Reporting on the Sony leaks, pro sports and social issues, Xmas book list and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 212: Reporting on the Sony leaks, pro sports and social issues, Xmas book list and more Dec 19, 2014 | 54:00Ethics of publishing Hollywood's hacked secrets | Sports and social justice in 2014 | Books for Christmas with Becky |David Sax and Should I Eat It? | A Christmas song from Aaron's mom
Day 6 - Mom writes Christmas song, comedian son sings itDec 19, 2014 | 4:26Day 6 Mom writes Christmas song, comedian son sings it Audio
Day 6 Mom writes Christmas song, comedian son sings it Dec 19, 2014 | 4:26In about a week, you'll probably have had just about enough of Christmas music. But in the meantime, Day 6 comedy contributor Aaron Hagey-Mackay performs a special musical number for us: a Christmas song written by his mom.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 19/12/2014Dec 19, 2014 | 1:07Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 19/12/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 19/12/2014 Dec 19, 2014 | 1:07Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
Day 6 - Why 2014 was a breakthrough year in sportsDec 19, 2014 | 14:52Day 6 Why 2014 was a breakthrough year in sports Audio
Day 6 Why 2014 was a breakthrough year in sports Dec 19, 2014 | 14:52Brent talks to activist athletes Ariyana Smith and former NFL player Chris Kluwe along with Dr Harry Edwards, sociologist and architect of the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights, about athletes speaking out on social issues in 2014.
Day 6 - How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into a scientific journalDec 12, 2014 | 7:28Day 6 How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into a scientific journal Audio
Day 6 How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into a scientific journal Dec 12, 2014 | 7:28Two scientific papers recently accepted a bogus paper, penned by Edna Krabappel, Maggie Simpson and Kim Jong Fun. Brent talks to Colorado-based scientist Alex Smolyanitsky about his prank and the point he's trying to make.
Day 6 - How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into two scientific journalsDec 12, 2014 | 7:28Day 6 How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into two scientific journals Audio
Day 6 How Maggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel got a paper into two scientific journals Dec 12, 2014 | 7:28Two scientific papers recently accepted a bogus paper, penned by Edna Krabappel, Maggie Simpson and Kim Jong Fun. Brent talks to Colorado-based scientist Alex Smolyanitsky about his prank and the point he's trying to make.
Day 6 - A forgotten chapter in Canadian music history: Aboriginal rock 'n' roll, folk and countryDec 12, 2014 | 11:39Day 6 A forgotten chapter in Canadian music history: Aboriginal rock 'n' roll, folk and country Audio
Day 6 A forgotten chapter in Canadian music history: Aboriginal rock 'n' roll, folk and country Dec 12, 2014 | 11:39Native North America Volume 1 is a new compilation of Aboriginal folk, rock and country music recorded between the 1960s and 1980s. This Day 6 documentary brings you some of that remarkable music and the people behind it.
Day 6 - Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein moviesDec 12, 2014 | 7:59Day 6 Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein movies Audio
Day 6 Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein movies Dec 12, 2014 | 7:59On the eve of the release of the new Hobbit film, entertainment lawyer Jonathan Handel talks to Brent about the five epic battles that have been fought by director Peter Jackson and others in the effort to adapt JRR Tolkein's stories to the big screen.
Day 6 - Is segregation being abused in Canadian prisons?Dec 12, 2014 | 10:46Day 6 Is segregation being abused in Canadian prisons? Audio
Day 6 Is segregation being abused in Canadian prisons? Dec 12, 2014 | 10:46This week, the Harper government rejected calls to limit the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. Brent speaks with Canada's prisoner Ombudsman Howard Sapers about isolating prisoners and his concerns with the practice.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 12/12/2014Dec 12, 2014 | 1:08Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 12/12/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 12/12/2014 Dec 12, 2014 | 1:08Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
Day 6 - Former Guantanamo guard calls for torture report on militaryDec 12, 2014 | 11:08Day 6 Former Guantanamo guard calls for torture report on military Audio
Day 6 Former Guantanamo guard calls for torture report on military Dec 12, 2014 | 11:08Brent talks to former Guantanamo Bay prison Army guard Brandon Neely about the abuse he committed and the torture he witnessed at Gitmo. Neely is calling for a military-focused torture report similar to what the CIA issued this week.

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