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 18, 2013 | 9:47Day 6 Robyn Doolittle on Alleged Rob Ford Crack tape Audio
Day 6 Robyn Doolittle on Alleged Rob Ford Crack tape May 18, 2013 | 9:47Toronto Star city hall reporter Robyn Doolittle on the alleged Rob Ford crack tape: the holders of the tape have "gone underground" , but she is still in contact with her source. CBC has not been seen or verified the tape, and Mayor Ford called the story
May 18, 2013 | 8:03Day 6 Should I read it? Dan Brown's "Inferno" Audio
Day 6 Should I read it? Dan Brown's "Inferno" May 18, 2013 | 8:03Dan Brown is back with a new thriller that's the odds-on favourite for beach book of the summer. "Inferno" features the return of Robert Langdon. But is Brown's latest worth the read? To help you decide, Brent speaks to Day 6 Books columnist Becky Toyne.
May 18, 2013 | 15:55Day 6 Angelina Jolie, Genes and Patents Audio
Day 6 Angelina Jolie, Genes and Patents May 18, 2013 | 15:55The gene that told Angelina Jolie she would likely develop breast cancer is patented. But can someone patent a gene that everyone has in their body? Brent discusses the ethics of gene patenting with Andrew Coen and Richard Gold.
May 18, 2013 | 1:06Day 6 Riffed from the headlines 05/18/13 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the headlines 05/18/13 May 18, 2013 | 1:06Riffed from the Headlines is our weekly music-meets-the-news quiz. Can you guess the story that connects the three riffs? Listen below. Email us at daysix @ cbc dot ca with your answer. Don't forget to include your mailing address!
Mar 16, 2013 | 8:26Day 6 One-way ticket to Mars Audio
Day 6 One-way ticket to Mars Mar 16, 2013 | 8:26Ever wonder what life is like on Mars? How about death on Mars? By 2023, some space travelers may know both. A private company called Mars One is working on sending astronauts on a one-way mission to the Red Planet. Bas Lansdorp, co-founder and general di
May 11, 2013 | 6:57Day 6 Very superstitious: Examining weird hockey rituals Audio
Day 6 Very superstitious: Examining weird hockey rituals May 11, 2013 | 6:57After The New York Islanders stopped shaving during their 1980s playoff run and went on to win four Stanley Cups in a row, it's become widely accepted: no beard, no cup. The playoff beard is one of the most cherished hockey rituals, but hockey players pra