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Riffed From The Headlines 26/04/14

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Day 6 - How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of ChinaOct 3, 2014 | 8:40Day 6 How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of China Audio
Day 6 How hackers are breaking through the Great Firewall of China Oct 3, 2014 | 8:40The protests in Hong Kong have triggered massive online censorship, according to activists who monitor Chinese control of the Internet. Brent speaks with someone who unblocks censored content. We've changed his voice and name to protect his identity.
Day 6 - How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real?Oct 3, 2014 | 8:28Day 6 How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real? Audio
Day 6 How many of these crazy Thomas Pynchon stories are real? Oct 3, 2014 | 8:28Boris Kachka dug deep into the enigma of Thomas Pynchon in his New York magazine profile, "On The Thomas Pynchon Trail". He played a little game with Brent this week that we call "Thomas Pynchon: True or False".
Day 6 - Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secretOct 3, 2014 | 16:27Day 6 Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secret Audio
Day 6 Victim's father decries controversial publication ban that keeps his daughter's name secret Oct 3, 2014 | 16:27The father of the victim in a high-profile child pornography case is speaking out against a publication ban that prevents her name from being printed or broadcast. Brent speaks with him, along with reporter Selena Ross and lawyer David Fraser.
Day 6 - Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014Oct 3, 2014 | 1:06Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 04/10/2014 Oct 3, 2014 | 1:06Riffed 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 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and moreOct 3, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and more Audio
Day 6 Episode 202: Breaking China's Firewall, Delinquent Dads Aren't All Deadbeats, A Complicated Publication Ban and more Oct 3, 2014 | 54:00Countering China's web censorship | Thomas Pynchon's odd enigma: a quiz | Delinquent dads fight the system | A famous victim who can't be named
Day 6 - Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in SyriaSep 26, 2014 | 9:13Day 6 Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in Syria Audio
Day 6 Three high tech ways to restrict arms flow in Syria Sep 26, 2014 | 9:13The US is set to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels. Brent talks to Christopher Harmer, Senior Naval Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War, about the technology that could ensure weapons don't find their way into the wrong hands.
Day 6 - How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit?Sep 26, 2014 | 9:49Day 6 How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit? Audio
Day 6 How the heck is the NFL a tax-exempt, not-for-profit? Sep 26, 2014 | 9:49The NFL makes an estimated $10 billion in revenues a year and pays its commissioner a $35 million dollar salary. So why is it considered a not-for-profit organization? Gregg Easterbrook, author of King of Sports: Football's Impact on America, explains.
Day 6 - News Quiz! Featuring: Tig Notaro, Paul F. Tompkins and Andy KindlerSep 26, 2014 | 16:13Day 6 News Quiz! Featuring: Tig Notaro, Paul F. Tompkins and Andy Kindler Audio
Day 6 News Quiz! Featuring: Tig Notaro, Paul F. Tompkins and Andy Kindler Sep 26, 2014 | 16:13The Day 6 News Quiz, September 2014 - Comedians Andy Kindler, Tig Notaro, and Paul F. Tompkins join Brent and a live in-studio audience for a light-hearted look at recent headlines.
Day 6 - Are we hardwired to ignore climate change?Sep 26, 2014 | 10:29Day 6 Are we hardwired to ignore climate change? Audio
Day 6 Are we hardwired to ignore climate change? Sep 26, 2014 | 10:29If climate change presents the grave threat experts say it does, why don't we respond to it that way? George Marshall says it's all in our heads. He's the author of Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change.
Day 6 - Riffed From The Headlines 26/09/2014Sep 26, 2014 | 1:02Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 26/09/2014 Audio
Day 6 Riffed From The Headlines 26/09/2014 Sep 26, 2014 | 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 - Has Can-Con TV failed?Sep 26, 2014 | 11:56Day 6 Has Can-Con TV failed? Audio
Day 6 Has Can-Con TV failed? Sep 26, 2014 | 11:56University of Calgary professor Rebecca Sullivan and Michael Hennessy, President of the Canadian Media Production Association weigh in on the relevance and success of Can Con regulations in an era of on-demand and Netflix.
Day 6 - Episode 201: Climate Change and our Brains, the NFL is Not-For-Profit, Comedy News Quiz and MoreSep 26, 2014 | 54:00Day 6 Episode 201: Climate Change and our Brains, the NFL is Not-For-Profit, Comedy News Quiz and More Audio
Day 6 Episode 201: Climate Change and our Brains, the NFL is Not-For-Profit, Comedy News Quiz and More Sep 26, 2014 | 54:00Climate Change and our Brains|The NFL is a Not-For-Profit|Comedy News Quiz| Three High-Tech Ways to Restrict Arms Flow in Syria|Has CanCon Failed?
Day 6 - Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers?Sep 19, 2014 | 9:34Day 6 Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers? Audio
Day 6 Can open-source pharma cure Ebola and other neglected killers? Sep 19, 2014 | 9:34As the cases of Ebola continue to rise in West Africa, many people are asking: why is there still no licensed cure or vaccine? Brent talks with Matthew Todd, a chemist at the University of Sydney about the open-source pharma approach and how it could help.
Day 6 - Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISSSep 19, 2014 | 8:20Day 6 Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISS Audio
Day 6 Enemies on earth, partners in space? Chris Hadfield on Russia, America and the ISS Sep 19, 2014 | 8:20NASA has awarded multibillion dollar contracts to Boeing and SpaceX to build two new spacecraft. By 2017, it might not have to rely on Russia anymore to transport its astronauts to the ISS. Brent asks Chris Hadfield if US/Russia tensions could affect co-operation in space.
Day 6 - How Scots find humour in the referendum resultsSep 19, 2014 | 11:50Day 6 How Scots find humour in the referendum results Audio
Day 6 How Scots find humour in the referendum results Sep 19, 2014 | 11:50UK Prime Minister David Cameron says the debate over Scottish independence has been settled for a generation. But has it? Brent asks two pro-Independence comedians and one pro-unionist comedian: Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish and Andy Todd.

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