Mar 9, 2013 | 9:28Day 6 The bartender who discovered Stompin' Tom Connors Audio
Day 6 The bartender who discovered Stompin' Tom Connors Mar 9, 2013 | 9:28Gaetan Lepine was tending bar at the Maple Leaf Tavern in Timmins, Ontario when a tall, skinny drifter walked in with a guitar. Lepine offered him a beer for a song, and the legend of Stompin' Tom Connors was born. The two men became lifelong friends and collaborators.
Mar 9, 2013 | 9:12Day 6 Roadrunner vs Dream On: Massachusetts state song showdown Audio
Day 6 Roadrunner vs Dream On: Massachusetts state song showdown Mar 9, 2013 | 9:12When Joyce Linehan wanted to make the song "Roadrunner" by Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers the state song of Massachusetts, she took it all the way to state representative Martin Walsh who filed a bill to make it official. But days later, a competing bill was put forward supporting Aerosmith's "Dream On". State Representatives Martin "Roadrunner" Walsh and Jim "Dream On" Cantwell debate which song deserves the official state song title.
Mar 9, 2013 | 7:52Day 6 Should the Berlin Wall be preserved? Audio
Day 6 Should the Berlin Wall be preserved? Mar 9, 2013 | 7:52East German ex-soldier Thomas Cramer never thought the Berlin Wall would come down during his lifetime. And now, over 20 years after the night it did, a plan is in place to dismantle the longest remaining stretch of the Wall which still stands in Germany. As protesters rally against the plan, author Brian Ladd reflects on Berlin's complicated relationship with its war-time past.
Mar 8, 2013 | 15:08Q Bruce McCulloch grows up Audio
Q Bruce McCulloch grows up Mar 8, 2013 | 15:08Bruce McCulloch, of Kids in the Hall fame, on his new one-man show "Young Drunk Punk", and his transformation into a pajama-clad dad living in the Hollywood Hills.
Mar 7, 2013 | 4:11Day 6 The Bartender Who Discovered Stompin' Tom Connors - Preview Clip Audio
Day 6 The Bartender Who Discovered Stompin' Tom Connors - Preview Clip Mar 7, 2013 | 4:11Gaetan Lepine was tending bar at the Maple Leaf Tavern in Timmins, Ontario when a tall skinny drifter walked in with a guitar. Lepine offered him a beer for a song, and the legend of Stompin' Tom Connors was born and the two men became lifelong friends and collaborators. This is a sneak preview clip. The full Day 6 interview, which will be broadcast on Saturday, Mar 9.
Mar 5, 2013 | 19:16Q Taxing violent video games Audio
Q Taxing violent video games Mar 5, 2013 | 19:16Would a "sin tax" on violent video games help reduce violence in real life? Jian talks to Connecticut state representative Debralee Hovey, who is proposing a tax, and psychology professor Christopher J. Ferguson who says it would likely be ineffective.
Feb 15, 2013 | 16:41Canada Reads Canada Reads winners Lisa Moore and Trent McClellan Audio
Canada Reads Canada Reads winners Lisa Moore and Trent McClellan Feb 15, 2013 | 16:41The final ballots were cast yesterday for Canada Reads 2013: Turf Wars. The winner was Lisa Moore's novel February, which tells the story of one widow's grief in the wake of 1982's Ocean Ranger oil rig disaster. Lisa and her Canada Reads advocate, Newfoundland comedian Trent McClellan, joined Jian to discuss their victory.