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Q - Alexandra Petri shares field guide to awkward silencesJul 22, 2015 | 20:04Q Alexandra Petri shares field guide to awkward silences Audio
Q Alexandra Petri shares field guide to awkward silences Jul 22, 2015 | 20:04Alexandra Petri says awkwardness is a good thing, and we should learn to wield its power.
The Current - 'I Quit!': Author Matt Potter on how resignations shaped history - July 22, 2015Jul 22, 2015 | 25:00The Current 'I Quit!': Author Matt Potter on how resignations shaped history - July 22, 2015 Audio
The Current 'I Quit!': Author Matt Potter on how resignations shaped history - July 22, 2015 Jul 22, 2015 | 25:00If you've ever fantasized about the best way to say "Take this job and shove it!", then our interview with Matt Potter is for you. His recent book chronicles how high profile resignations in politics, arts and business have changed the course of history.
As It Happens - 94-year-old's obituary goes viralJul 21, 2015 | 6:25As It Happens 94-year-old's obituary goes viral Audio
As It Happens 94-year-old's obituary goes viral Jul 21, 2015 | 6:25The obituary of a 94-year-old Toronto woman has been shared around the world. Written in a light-hearted tone and filled with jokes, her son Sandy says that's the way she would want to be remembered.
By Design - Environmental challenges are being addressed by design - Episode FourJun 29, 2015 | 27:30By Design Environmental challenges are being addressed by design - Episode Four Audio
By Design Environmental challenges are being addressed by design - Episode Four Jun 29, 2015 | 27:30We explore how better design could address environmental challenges... from energy consumption and the ongoing drought in California to the threat buildings pose to song birds. But we begin with naturalist Diane Ackerman.
Writers and Company - Hector Abad InterviewJul 19, 2015 | 52:01Writers and Company Hector Abad Interview Audio
Writers and Company Hector Abad Interview Jul 19, 2015 | 52:01This week, during the Pan Am games, Eleanor speaks with Colombian writer and essayist, Hector Abad. His moving memoir "Oblivion" is a tribute to his father, killed in 1987 by a repressive regime for his human rights activism.
Q - Scaachi Koul dives into Mermaid SchoolJul 21, 2015 | 5:34Q Scaachi Koul dives into Mermaid School Audio
Q Scaachi Koul dives into Mermaid School Jul 21, 2015 | 5:34q social experiment correspondent Scaachi Koul surrenders her human legs (not literally, relax) and swims with self-styled mermaids.
The Current - Donald Trump's Republican bid poses dilemma for mediaJul 21, 2015 | 19:53The Current Donald Trump's Republican bid poses dilemma for media Audio
The Current Donald Trump's Republican bid poses dilemma for media Jul 21, 2015 | 19:53Should Donald Trump be taken seriously? The Huffington Post says no. Today our panel looks at the HuffPo's decision to cover Trump's presidential campaign in their entertainment section... dropping him from their serious political coverage.
New Fire - Episode 4: Dating While Indigenous (July 21, 2015)Jul 21, 2015 | 24:28New Fire Episode 4: Dating While Indigenous (July 21, 2015) Audio
New Fire Episode 4: Dating While Indigenous (July 21, 2015) Jul 21, 2015 | 24:28Dating while indigenous can be complicated. This week, New Fire looks at modern romance for young aboriginal people - and what it really means to 'date native'.
Day 6 - El Chapo's escape: How Mexican drug lords' exploits are turned into songsJul 17, 2015 | 12:38Day 6 El Chapo's escape: How Mexican drug lords' exploits are turned into songs Audio
Day 6 El Chapo's escape: How Mexican drug lords' exploits are turned into songs Jul 17, 2015 | 12:38The manhunt is on for notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. In light of "El Chapo's" prison escape, we talk to narcocorrido musician Jaime Carrillo of Los BuKnas about what it's like to write and perform songs about Mexico's drug cartels.
The 180 - Should Canada sell its water?Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Audio
The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40A dry summer has stirred up controversy over water access in B.C. Petitioners say the government must charge private companies more to use the resource - but opponents say that's a dangerous move. We'll hear two perspectives on the issue.
Stripped - Episode 4: Lost VoicesJul 17, 2015 | 27:30Stripped Episode 4: Lost Voices Audio
Stripped Episode 4: Lost Voices Jul 17, 2015 | 27:30A voice can be as identifying as a fingerprint, but is it really that important to who we are? In this episode, we explore the value of the voice, and what is lost when it is gone.
The Current - Writer Azar Nafisi argues fiction is democracy's oxygen - July 20, 2015Jul 20, 2015 | 24:00The Current Writer Azar Nafisi argues fiction is democracy's oxygen - July 20, 2015 Audio
The Current Writer Azar Nafisi argues fiction is democracy's oxygen - July 20, 2015 Jul 20, 2015 | 24:00It is not for nothing that tyrants burn books and imprison authors. Azar Nafisi says totalitarian regimes fear the power of ideas and nowhere are ideas more forceful than in fiction. Today, the writer shares how imagination and ideas defies limitations.
Q - Aziz Ansari on Modern Romance: It's easier to meet, harder to connectJul 16, 2015 | 18:11Q Aziz Ansari on Modern Romance: It's easier to meet, harder to connect Audio
Q Aziz Ansari on Modern Romance: It's easier to meet, harder to connect Jul 16, 2015 | 18:11What would you do with the raw emotion of romantic rejection? Aziz Ansari wrote a book.
Day 6 - SIRI: Should I Read It? Go Set a WatchmanJul 16, 2015 | 9:21Day 6 SIRI: Should I Read It? Go Set a Watchman Audio
Day 6 SIRI: Should I Read It? Go Set a Watchman Jul 16, 2015 | 9:21Should I Read It? Go Set a Watchman. Day6 books columnist Becky Toyne reviews Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman.
As It Happens - Canadian man confesses to murder 69 years laterJul 16, 2015 | 8:03As It Happens Canadian man confesses to murder 69 years later Audio
As It Happens Canadian man confesses to murder 69 years later Jul 16, 2015 | 8:03

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