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Riffed From the Headlines - Nov 10, 2012

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Day 6 - New Yorkers get dramatic after JunoJan 30, 2015 | 5:00Day 6 New Yorkers get dramatic after Juno Audio
Day 6 New Yorkers get dramatic after Juno Jan 30, 2015 | 5:00Freelance producer Jane Cramer headed out with some stormy quotations for her fellow New Yorkers as they shovelled out from the storm that wasn't.
Day 6 - Why we get weather forecasts wrongJan 30, 2015 | 5:17Day 6 Why we get weather forecasts wrong Audio
Day 6 Why we get weather forecasts wrong Jan 30, 2015 | 5:17Brent talks to meteorologist Eric Holthaus about why forecasters called for a big storm in New York this week, and why they got it wrong.
Day 6 - Why Canada stays friends with Saudi ArabiaJan 30, 2015 | 8:13Day 6 Why Canada stays friends with Saudi Arabia Audio
Day 6 Why Canada stays friends with Saudi Arabia Jan 30, 2015 | 8:13With Saudi Arabia's lousy human rights track record and the Kingdom's role in driving down global oil prices, why exactly are we friends? Brent talks to Thomas Juneau from the University of Ottawa about the nature of our relationship with the Saudis.
Day 6 - Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in PyongyangJan 30, 2015 | 9:47Day 6 Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang Audio
Day 6 Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang Jan 30, 2015 | 9:47This week, the new documentary "Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang" premiered. Brent spoke with director Colin Offland about the film, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at Rodman's trip to North Korea in 2014, drunken melt-downs and all.
Day 6 - Theories behind the assassination of Alexander LitvinenkoJan 30, 2015 | 9:27Day 6 Theories behind the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko Audio
Day 6 Theories behind the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko Jan 30, 2015 | 9:27The 2006 murder of former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko shocked the world. The critic of Putin was poisoned with radioactive polonium and now an inquiry is trying to provide answers. The Guardian's Luke Harding talks to Brent about the theories.
Day 6 - Riffed from the Headlines 30/01/2015Jan 30, 2015 | 0:38Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 30/01/2015 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 30/01/2015 Jan 30, 2015 | 0:38Riffed 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 - Episode 218: Stem cell clinics off-shore, Dennis Rodman in North Korea, Who killed Alexander Litvinenko? and moreJan 30, 2015 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 218: Stem cell clinics off-shore, Dennis Rodman in North Korea, Who killed Alexander Litvinenko? and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 218: Stem cell clinics off-shore, Dennis Rodman in North Korea, Who killed Alexander Litvinenko? and more Jan 30, 2015 | 54:00Gordie Howe's stem cell miracle | New Yorkers dodge a blizzard and read poetry | Rodman in North Korea | Why are we friends with Saudi Arabia? | The killing of Alexander Litvinenko
Day 6 - Is Gordie Howe's stem cell recovery the 'miracle' it's cracked up to be?Jan 30, 2015 | 11:30Day 6 Is Gordie Howe's stem cell recovery the 'miracle' it's cracked up to be? Audio
Day 6 Is Gordie Howe's stem cell recovery the 'miracle' it's cracked up to be? Jan 30, 2015 | 11:30A look at the stem cell therapy that was administered to hockey great Gordie Howe.
Day 6 - Deflategate, the New England Patriots and bending the rulesJan 23, 2015 | 11:15Day 6 Deflategate, the New England Patriots and bending the rules Audio
Day 6 Deflategate, the New England Patriots and bending the rules Jan 23, 2015 | 11:15New England Patriot's Tom Brady and his coach Bill Belichick say they don't know how the footballs their team used last weekend got deflated. Brent talks to Sports Illustrated's Richard Dietsch about the team's history of bending the rules and more.
Day 6 - American Sniper, sharpshooters in history and propagandaJan 23, 2015 | 9:31Day 6 American Sniper, sharpshooters in history and propaganda Audio
Day 6 American Sniper, sharpshooters in history and propaganda Jan 23, 2015 | 9:31"American Sniper" has ignited a fierce debate over the film's portrayal of real-life sniper Chris Kyle. To put the controversy in context, Brent talks to Jack Coughlin, author of the best-selling autobiography "Shooter".
Day 6 - Did cultural sensitivity cost Makayla Sault her life?Jan 23, 2015 | 18:14Day 6 Did cultural sensitivity cost Makayla Sault her life? Audio
Day 6 Did cultural sensitivity cost Makayla Sault her life? Jan 23, 2015 | 18:14Eleven year-old First Nations girl Makayla Sault Makayla Sault died this week. But did cultural sensitivity come before saving her life? Brent asks pediatrician and bioethicist Dr. Ian Mitchell and internist Dr. Lisa Richardson.
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Day 6 Crash override: a guide for handling doxing Jan 23, 2015 | 10:26This week a support network launched for people who've been attacked online through "doxing" or "swatting". It's called the Crash Override Network. Brent speaks with its co-creator is Zoe Quinn and learns more about the new forms of online harassment.
Day 6 - Episode 217: Deflategate, American Sniper, Dox defense, Makayla SaultJan 23, 2015 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 217: Deflategate, American Sniper, Dox defense, Makayla Sault Audio
Day 6 Episode 217: Deflategate, American Sniper, Dox defense, Makayla Sault Jan 23, 2015 | 54:00Deflategate, the New England Patriots and bending the rules | A real American sniper on American Sniper | Crash Override: How to handle a doxing | Makayla Sault and the limits of cultural sensitivity
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 23/01/2015Jan 23, 2015 | 1:02Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 23/01/2015 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 23/01/2015 Jan 23, 2015 | 1:02Riffed 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 Nigeria's military can't contain Boko HaramJan 16, 2015 | 9:44Day 6 Why Nigeria's military can't contain Boko Haram Audio
Day 6 Why Nigeria's military can't contain Boko Haram Jan 16, 2015 | 9:44Despite having one of the continent's biggest and best-funded militaries, Nigeria's army is struggling to fight off Boko Haram. What explains that? Brent asks Chris Ngwodo, Nigerian writer and political analyst.

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