Feb 7, 2014 | 10:39Day 6 Former TSA employee tells all Audio
Day 6 Former TSA employee tells all Feb 7, 2014 | 10:39Former TSA employee Jason Harrington recently wrote an article for Politico magazine titled Dear America, I Saw You Naked. Brent spoke with Jason about debunking TSA’s claims that the controversial Full Body Scanners were in the passengers best interest.
Feb 7, 2014 | 7:50Day 6 Kremlin critic targeted in unusual way Audio
Day 6 Kremlin critic targeted in unusual way Feb 7, 2014 | 7:50Katya Romanovskaya is a Moscow-based journalist and Kremlin critic. Last week she was targeted in an unusual way: she woke up to find an enormous wooden phallus chained to the top of her car. Brent spoke to her about the incident and the Sochi Olympics.
Feb 7, 2014 | 9:41Day 6 The Snurfer: The original snowboard Audio
Day 6 The Snurfer: The original snowboard Feb 7, 2014 | 9:41Before the snowboard there was The Snurfer, a contraption that would later evolve into the modern day snowboard. Brent spoke with the inventor Sherman Poppen and his daughter Laurie. They share the story of the day the Snurfer was born.
Jan 31, 2014 | 13:09Day 6 Nazi-looted art Audio
Day 6 Nazi-looted art Jan 31, 2014 | 13:09The Monuments Men disbanded in the 1940s, but their mission of recovering Nazi-looted art is still far from complete. We talk to David Toren, who is trying to reclaim a family painting, and Anne Webber, founder of the Commission of Looted Art in Europe.
Jan 31, 2014 | 5:07Day 6 Chinese migration documentary Audio
Day 6 Chinese migration documentary Jan 31, 2014 | 5:07In Beijing, the largest annual human migration is underway in China as people head home for the Lunar New Year. The CBC's Andrew Lee spoke to travellers going home and others with no place to return to.
Jan 31, 2014 | 9:54Day 6 Stoner Super Bowl Audio
Day 6 Stoner Super Bowl Jan 31, 2014 | 9:54Super Bowl is upon us and many are calling Sunday's game Stoner Bowl, as marijuana is legal in both Colorado and Washington State. To talk about which city will host it better, Brent speaks with marijuana critics Mitch Shenassa and Ben Livingston.
Jan 31, 2014 | 9:47Day 6 Vodka politics Audio
Day 6 Vodka politics Jan 31, 2014 | 9:47Political scientist Mark Lawrence Schrad explores the significance of vodka in Russian politics in his book Vodka Politics, Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State. He spoke with Brent about its historical use in Russian statecraft
Jan 31, 2014 | 11:16Day 6 Chinese urbanization plan Audio
Day 6 Chinese urbanization plan Jan 31, 2014 | 11:16The Chinese government is implementing an urbanization plan, intending to fully integrate 900 million people into cities by 2025. Brent spoke to author James McGregor and Peggy Liu, chairperson of JUCCCE, a non profit dedicated to the greening of China
Jan 24, 2014 | 8:46Day 6 Who's calling the shots? Big data and sports betting Audio
Day 6 Who's calling the shots? Big data and sports betting Jan 24, 2014 | 8:46Warren Buffet's offer of 1 billion dollars for predicting the perfect NCAA bracket might seem like a statistical suicide mission. However, big data is making it easier for gamblers to predict outcomes. We spoke with Paul Bessire, creator of sports betting
Jan 24, 2014 | 8:34Day 6 The unstoppable Kim Dotcom Audio
Day 6 The unstoppable Kim Dotcom Jan 24, 2014 | 8:34Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom just released a pop album, launched a music sharing website and plans to move ahead with his political party The Internet Party. Brent spoke with David Fisher, author of The Secret Life of Kim Dotcom.