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Day 6 - Contrarian Investing: Why does Prem Watsa see profit Blackberry?Sep 27, 2013 | 6:59Day 6 Contrarian Investing: Why does Prem Watsa see profit Blackberry? Audio
Day 6 Contrarian Investing: Why does Prem Watsa see profit Blackberry? Sep 27, 2013 | 6:59Behavioural finance expert Hersh Shefrin explains why Prem Watsa is investing in BlackBerry, despite its financial struggles.
Day 6 - How David Sedaris' fans helped him cope with a family tragedyJun 13, 2014 | 14:15Day 6 How David Sedaris' fans helped him cope with a family tragedy Audio
Day 6 How David Sedaris' fans helped him cope with a family tragedy Jun 13, 2014 | 14:15Best-selling essayist David Sedaris joins Brent for an intimate and surprisingly frank discussion about his relationship with his readers, what he chooses to reveal about his personal life in his work, and how he dealt with a recent suicide in his family.
Day 6 - Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all alongSep 12, 2014 | 8:29Day 6 Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all along Audio
Day 6 Franklin Expedition: Why native oral history was right all along Sep 12, 2014 | 8:29The discovery of the Franklin expedition ship in the arctic has been hailed as a validation of Inuit oral history. But what exactly did that oral history say? Brent asks David Woodman, author of Unravelling the Franklin Mystery: Inuit Testimony.
Day 6 - Carine McCandless and The Wild TruthNov 14, 2014 | 14:28Day 6 Carine McCandless and The Wild Truth Audio
Day 6 Carine McCandless and The Wild Truth Nov 14, 2014 | 14:28Brent speaks with Corine McCandless about the untold stories behind the life and death of her brother Chris McCandless, who hitchhiked around the US for nearly two years, eventually ending up in the Alaskan wilderness.
Day 6 - New book reveals twisted originals of Brothers Grimm fairy talesNov 21, 2014 | 7:30Day 6 New book reveals twisted originals of Brothers Grimm fairy tales Audio
Day 6 New book reveals twisted originals of Brothers Grimm fairy tales Nov 21, 2014 | 7:30Editor Jack Zipes discusses some of the more gruesome stories from "The Complete First Edition of The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm."
Day 6 - The man who can hear WiFiDec 5, 2014 | 6:55Day 6 The man who can hear WiFi Audio
Day 6 The man who can hear WiFi Dec 5, 2014 | 6:55Frank Swain hacked his iPhone and connected it to his hearing aid so he can hear WiFi signals. Freelance journalist Lily Ames takes a walk with him in the streets of London to find out what wireless networks sound like and why he's so intrigued by them.
Day 6 - Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and moreDec 5, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 21: Lyme Disease Controversy, Bad Restaurant Reviews, Remembering Beliveau and more Dec 5, 2014 | 54:00Conflict over Lyme disease |The joys of bad restaurant reviews |Remembering Beliveau | The guy who hears WiFi | Putin's very bad week
Day 6 - Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein moviesDec 12, 2014 | 7:59Day 6 Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein movies Audio
Day 6 Five battles waged over Peter Jackson's Tolkein movies Dec 12, 2014 | 7:59On the eve of the release of the new Hobbit film, entertainment lawyer Jonathan Handel talks to Brent about the five epic battles that have been fought by director Peter Jackson and others in the effort to adapt JRR Tolkein's stories to the big screen.
Day 6 - Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and moreDec 24, 2014 | 14:24Day 6 Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and more Audio
Day 6 Making sense of Canada's tumultuous year: the Parliament shootings and more Dec 24, 2014 | 14:242014 was a difficult year in news for Canada. But did this year change how we see ourselves as Canadians? Brent puts those questions to author and philosopher John Ralston Saul, and to author and Macleans political editor Paul Wells.
Day 6 - Former US Air Force drone operator Brandon Bryant speaks outFeb 8, 2013 | 11:49Day 6 Former US Air Force drone operator Brandon Bryant speaks out Audio
Day 6 Former US Air Force drone operator Brandon Bryant speaks out Feb 8, 2013 | 11:49Brandon Bryant was a US Air Force drone operator for more than five years. He talks to us about the human aspect of drone warfare.
Day 6 - Christmas music that's a bit off-beatDec 20, 2013 | 8:45Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Audio
Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Dec 20, 2013 | 8:45Mitchell Kezin is self-confessed Christmas music junkie. His life-long passion for the genre inspired him to travel the world in search of odd Christmas music. The result: a feature documentary called Jingle Bell Rocks.
Day 6 - How Disney films transformed the life of an autistic boyApr 4, 2014 | 16:29Day 6 How Disney films transformed the life of an autistic boy Audio
Day 6 How Disney films transformed the life of an autistic boy Apr 4, 2014 | 16:29Ron and Cornelia Suskind say they have learned to communicate with their autistic son, Owen, through Disney movies and songs. They join Brent to talk about their family's incredible journey.
Day 6 - Extended Interview: Ron and Cornelia Suskind on reaching their autistic son through DisneyApr 4, 2014 | 26:54Day 6 Extended Interview: Ron and Cornelia Suskind on reaching their autistic son through Disney Audio
Day 6 Extended Interview: Ron and Cornelia Suskind on reaching their autistic son through Disney Apr 4, 2014 | 26:54An extended interview with Ron and Cornelia Suskind, who have learned to communicate with their autistic son, Owen, through Disney films, songs and characters.
Day 6 - Potent Pot: How marijuana got so strong and what it means for legalizationNov 14, 2014 | 14:05Day 6 Potent Pot: How marijuana got so strong and what it means for legalization Audio
Day 6 Potent Pot: How marijuana got so strong and what it means for legalization Nov 14, 2014 | 14:05Experts explain why modern marijuana is so potent and what this may mean for legalization efforts.
Day 6 - Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eatsDec 19, 2014 | 8:50Day 6 Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eats Audio
Day 6 Should I eat it? David Sax on whether you should try hot chicken and other trendy eats Dec 19, 2014 | 8:50David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes But We're Fed Up With Fondue" joins Brent for a look at some of the most fascinating food trends of 2014: cooking with live fire, new Jewish cuisine, savoury yogurt and more.

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