Day 6 | Jul 26, 2013 | 8:24

Why difficult men make for great TV

Author Brett Martin discusses TV anti-heroes and his book, Difficult Men.

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Day 6 - The decline of the nightly news anchorFeb 13, 2015 | 11:15Day 6 The decline of the nightly news anchor Audio
Day 6 The decline of the nightly news anchor Feb 13, 2015 | 11:15NBC News anchor Brian Williams was suspended after he revealed that he misled the public about his experience in Iraq. Brent speaks to CBC's Alison Smith and journalism professor Andrew Lih about the relevance of the news anchor in today's media landscape
Day 6 - Sad YouTube with Mark SlutskyFeb 13, 2015 | 14:39Day 6 Sad YouTube with Mark Slutsky Audio
Day 6 Sad YouTube with Mark Slutsky Feb 13, 2015 | 14:39Sad YouTube, a website created by Montreal writer and film-maker Mark Slutsky, collects the surprisingly poignant comments left by YouTube viewers as they reminisce about the songs that meant the most to them.
Day 6 - Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad Youtube and moreFeb 13, 2015 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad Youtube and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad Youtube and more Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Controversial vaccine research | Brian Williams and the decline of the news anchor | Sad Youtube finds humanity in a sea of online comments | The ethics of eavesdropping electronics.
Day 6 - A UBC prof, his anti-vaccine backers and studies slammed by the WHOFeb 13, 2015 | 13:05Day 6 A UBC prof, his anti-vaccine backers and studies slammed by the WHO Audio
Day 6 A UBC prof, his anti-vaccine backers and studies slammed by the WHO Feb 13, 2015 | 13:05This week, Day 6 talks to UBC professor Chris Shaw who says his university supports his continued research into vaccine safety, and Steven Salzberg of Johns Hopkins University who says it's irresponsible.
Day 6 - Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad YouTube plus moreFeb 13, 2015 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad YouTube plus more Audio
Day 6 Episode 220: Controversial vaccine research, Sad YouTube plus more Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00Controversial vaccine research | Brian Williams and the decline of the news anchor | Sad Youtube finds humanity in a sea of online comments |The ethics of eavesdropping electronics
Day 6 - Controversial vaccine safety research at UBCFeb 13, 2015 | 13:03Day 6 Controversial vaccine safety research at UBC Audio
Day 6 Controversial vaccine safety research at UBC Feb 13, 2015 | 13:03Controversial vaccine safety research at UBC
Day 6 - Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda':  does it help or hinder our safety?Feb 6, 2015 | 14:00Day 6 Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda': does it help or hinder our safety? Audio
Day 6 Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda': does it help or hinder our safety? Feb 6, 2015 | 14:00New Canadian legislation seeks to criminalize advocating or promoting terrorist activity. Brent hears from University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese and terrorism expert John Thompson about whether the law is the right tool authorities need.
Day 6 - Could legalizing assisted suicide put people with disabilities at risk?Feb 6, 2015 | 13:44Day 6 Could legalizing assisted suicide put people with disabilities at risk? Audio
Day 6 Could legalizing assisted suicide put people with disabilities at risk? Feb 6, 2015 | 13:44This week, the Supreme Court of Canada reversed its 1993 decision on doctor-assisted suicide. Brent speaks with two people living with disabilities about whether the decision is a victory or an implication that a disabled life isn't worth living.
Day 6 - Chef Watson, the supercomputer who can help you be a better cookFeb 6, 2015 | 10:22Day 6 Chef Watson, the supercomputer who can help you be a better cook Audio
Day 6 Chef Watson, the supercomputer who can help you be a better cook Feb 6, 2015 | 10:22IBM's famous supercomputer is coming out with a cookbook. Brent talks to chef Michael Laiskonis of the Institute for Culinary Education about how Watson helps him be more creative in the kitchen.
Day 6 - The long history of the anti-vaccination movementFeb 6, 2015 | 10:54Day 6 The long history of the anti-vaccination movement Audio
Day 6 The long history of the anti-vaccination movement Feb 6, 2015 | 10:54Vocal skepticism of the anti-vaccine movement dates back to the Victorian era. Brent speaks to Karie Youngdahl about why the cycle of skepticism about vaccination has been so hard to break.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 06/02/2015Feb 6, 2015 | 1:18Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 06/02/2015 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 06/02/2015 Feb 6, 2015 | 1:18Riffed 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.
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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
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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.

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