May 25, 2013 | 12:05Day 6 Scripps Spelling Bee asks for D-E-F-I-N-I-T-I-O-N-S Audio
Day 6 Scripps Spelling Bee asks for D-E-F-I-N-I-T-I-O-N-S May 25, 2013 | 12:05For the first time in history, the Scripps Spelling Bee is incorporating vocabulary into its judging criteria. Brent speaks to past contestant Emily Stagg, who advocated for the change back in 2006, and to 11-year old Scripps competitor Vanya Shivishanka.
May 11, 2013 | 11:39Day 6 The questionable greatness of Gatsby: A debate Audio
Day 6 The questionable greatness of Gatsby: A debate May 11, 2013 | 11:39Is Gatsby, perhaps, not so great? Brent moderates a friendly debate between Kathryn Schulz, author of "Why I Despise The Great Gatsby," and Anne Margaret Daniel, a professor of literature at New York's New School and an F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar.
May 7, 2013 | 22:45Q Maylee Todd Audio
Q Maylee Todd May 7, 2013 | 22:45Toronto musician Maylee Todd received critical acclaim for her first album, "Choose Your Own Adventure," which offered her wry and whimsical take on folk, bossa nova, and soul. For her latest record, "Escapology", she has turned up the funk.
Apr 13, 2013 | 16:56Day 6 Thatcher, Reagan, and Mulroney: Music and Politics in the 1980's with Billy Bragg, Mike Watt, and Joey Keithley Audio
Day 6 Thatcher, Reagan, and Mulroney: Music and Politics in the 1980's with Billy Bragg, Mike Watt, and Joey Keithley Apr 13, 2013 | 16:56With the death of Margaret Thatcher this week, we take a look at the response from musicians to the late PM and her conservative contemporaries like Ronald Reagan and Brian Mulroney in the 1980's. Billy Bragg is currently touring in support of his 15th al
Apr 8, 2013 | 17:36Q Rob Thomas on Q Audio
Q Rob Thomas on Q Apr 8, 2013 | 17:36Rob Thomas on his record-breaking Kickstarter campaign and recapturing the magic of his critically acclaimed TV series in a fan-funded film.
Apr 6, 2013 | 7:41Day 6 Werner Herzog remembers Roger Ebert Audio
Day 6 Werner Herzog remembers Roger Ebert Apr 6, 2013 | 7:41The great film critic Roger Ebert passed away this Thursday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He had a great respect for iconoclastic director Werner Herzog, a man Ebert called him "the most important director alive". And the respect was mutual - Herzog
Apr 6, 2013 | 10:01Day 6 The Tonight Show Showdown with Bill Carter Audio
Day 6 The Tonight Show Showdown with Bill Carter Apr 6, 2013 | 10:01Bill Carter is the television reporter for The New York Times and was the first to break the news that NBC was most likely going to put Jay Leno out to pasture in favor of Jimmy Fallon. Also the author of "The Late Shift" and "The War For Late Night", he
Apr 2, 2013 | 2:58Arts Islamic art boosts museum visits Audio
Arts Islamic art boosts museum visits Apr 2, 2013 | 2:58The Louvre in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York have boosted attendance with their new Islamic galleries. Canada is now building a museum focusing on Islamic art, Zulekha Nathoo reports.
Mar 23, 2013 | 9:56Day 6 Suing Hollywood: Does Argo demonize Iran? Audio
Day 6 Suing Hollywood: Does Argo demonize Iran? Mar 23, 2013 | 9:56Controversial French lawyer Isabelle Countant-Peyre is launching a lawsuit on behalf of the Iranian government against the makers of Argo for allegedly distorting Iran's image in their film's portrayal of the 1979 hostage crisis.
Mar 16, 2013 | 12:04Day 6 Encore: Hanna Rosin on "The End of Men" Audio
Day 6 Encore: Hanna Rosin on "The End of Men" Mar 16, 2013 | 12:04Hanna Rosin, Senior Editor at The Atlantic, writes that women hold the majority of jobs, have more college degrees and dominate the fastest growing professions, while men do worse at school and are starting to play traditionally female roles at home. All