Dec 20, 2013 | 8:45Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Audio
Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Dec 20, 2013 | 8:45Mitchell Kezin is self-confessed Christmas music junkie. His life-long passion for the genre inspired him to travel the world in search of odd Christmas music. The result: a feature documentary called Jingle Bell Rocks.
Dec 20, 2013 | 15:20Day 6 Annual Day 6 News Quiz Audio
Day 6 Annual Day 6 News Quiz Dec 20, 2013 | 15:20It's become tradition at Day 6 to end each year with a news quiz. Grab some paper and play along at home. Our contestants this year are: comedian Lizz Winstead, Jeoprady champion Ken Jennings, and CBC host, Piya Chattopadhyay.
Dec 20, 2013 | 12:29Day 6 Fossil fuel divestment Audio
Day 6 Fossil fuel divestment Dec 20, 2013 | 12:29Phil Aroneanu is one of the founders of 350.org. He says the campaign to get universities to divest their holdings in the fossil fuel industry to fight climate change is catching on worldwide.
Dec 20, 2013 | 2:43Day 6 Comment: A very Kindler Christmas Audio
Day 6 Comment: A very Kindler Christmas Dec 20, 2013 | 2:43Though the traditional Jewish Christmas of a movie and Chinese food has its charms, comedian Andy Kindler would like to see his fellow Jews enjoy all that Christmas has to offer. In this essay for Day 6, he shares some tips with them.
Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Audio
Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Canada Post is phasing out door-to-door mail delivery in urban areas over the next five years. A huge blow for letter writing. We talk to Simon Garfield, the author of To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World, about the joys of letters.
Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17Day 6 Clicks for Credibility Audio
Day 6 Clicks for Credibility Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17The internet and traditional media are increasingly duped by phony events that go viral online. Media's desire to ride the viral wave means stories aren't checked and retractions don't matter because by the time things are clarified, people have moved on.
Dec 13, 2013 | 13:08Day 6 Mandela and Violence Audio
Day 6 Mandela and Violence Dec 13, 2013 | 13:08The world mourns the loss of Mandela and celebrates his legacy. But rarely discussed is his role in the armed wing of the ANC. Day 6 is joined by former members of the ANC and the IRA to discuss how violence can be used as a tool to fight for freedom.
Dec 13, 2013 | 9:59Day 6 Seymour Hersh on Obama's Syria Intelligence Audio
Day 6 Seymour Hersh on Obama's Syria Intelligence Dec 13, 2013 | 9:59This week Seymour Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist wrote an article, alleging the Obama administration "cherry picked" intelligence about the use of sarin gas in the August chemical attack in Syria. Day 6 talked to Hersh about his allegations.
Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17Day 6 Buzzfeed on fact-checking viral stories Audio
Day 6 Buzzfeed on fact-checking viral stories Dec 13, 2013 | 14:17Sites like Buzzfeed are known for publishing highly entertaining, totally shocking stories. But how are they verified? Day 6 talks to Buzzfeed's Lisa Tozzi, CBC's Andrew Yates and Joshua Benton, from the Neiman Journalism Lab.