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    How To Do It | Jul 28, 2014

    This week we bring you four lessons on how to pull a fast one: using a dead cat to debunk fake credentials, a high-school prank about Saved By The Bell that goes wrong, dressing like a robot to confront politicians, and a push to cloth naked animals.

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    Head To Toe | Jul 29, 2014

    This week, Head to Toe hits the beach to unravel the topic of how we dress for the sun and sand. From the effect of the bikini on the brain, to the history of the bathing suit - we dive right in. (July 29, 2014)

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    Definitely Not the Opera | Jul 26, 2014

    Whether it's a whispered confession or a note being passed around a classroom, we've all sent or received a secret message. But what do our mysterious messages really reveal about us?

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    Writers and Company | Jul 27, 2014

    Formerly a successful (but obscure) poet, Ben Lerner's first novel garnered a lot of attention, and a lot of praise.

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    Live Through This | Jul 27, 2014

    This week, and this week only, our show was recorded live on stage in our own backyard here in Toronto at a monthly live storytelling event called Raconteurs. You'll hear stories about what happens when it all goes wrong!

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The Homestretch - Alberta comedy circuitJul 25, 2014 | 8:32The Homestretch Alberta comedy circuit Audio
The Homestretch Alberta comedy circuit Jul 25, 2014 | 8:32Summer is high season for touring artists including comedians. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Brad Muise and Cory Mack about touring the province performing on the Alberta circuit.
The Homestretch - War artifactsJul 25, 2014 | 6:01The Homestretch War artifacts Audio
The Homestretch War artifacts Jul 25, 2014 | 6:01A research project for a University of Calgary student turned into a fascinating study of his own family's history. Rob Brown talks to Michael Hilton about his great-grandfather's pocketwatch.
The Homestretch - Village Maiden beerJul 24, 2014 | 5:42The Homestretch Village Maiden beer Audio
The Homestretch Village Maiden beer Jul 24, 2014 | 5:42Guest host Rob Brown tastes this local beer with certified beer expert Dave Nuttall.
The Homestretch - Iranian festivalJul 24, 2014 | 5:15The Homestretch Iranian festival Audio
The Homestretch Iranian festival Jul 24, 2014 | 5:15Rob Brown talks to Ali Karami, one of the directors of TabestoonFest. It's a celebration of contemporary Iranian art and culture taking place at Olympic Plaza this Saturday starting at noon.
The Homestretch - Entertainment for July 24Jul 24, 2014 | 4:12The Homestretch Entertainment for July 24 Audio
The Homestretch Entertainment for July 24 Jul 24, 2014 | 4:12Susan Holzman of the Homestretch takes a look at events in Calgary this weekend.
The Homestretch - Southwest AlbertaJul 24, 2014 | 5:17The Homestretch Southwest Alberta Audio
The Homestretch Southwest Alberta Jul 24, 2014 | 5:17Karen Soyka with Travel Alberta takes us along the Cowboy Trail with its rich history. From the Bar U Ranch to the Longview Jerky Shop there is lots to enjoy just south of Calgary.
The Homestretch - Bat diseaseJul 24, 2014 | 7:19The Homestretch Bat disease Audio
The Homestretch Bat disease Jul 24, 2014 | 7:19A fast spreading disease is affecting the bat population here in the province. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Cori Lausen, a research biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada.
The Homestretch - Grilling fishJul 23, 2014 | 5:04The Homestretch Grilling fish Audio
The Homestretch Grilling fish Jul 23, 2014 | 5:04Our summer food columnist, Mike Green, joins guest host Rob Brown to talk about choosing and preparing sustainable seafood.
The Homestretch - Legal Aid cutsJul 23, 2014 | 6:01The Homestretch Legal Aid cuts Audio
The Homestretch Legal Aid cuts Jul 23, 2014 | 6:01Defence lawyers are accusing the Province of marginalizing the poor with its cuts to the Legal Aid program in some Alberta communities, Ian Savage is with the Criminal Defence Lawyers Association.
The Homestretch - Crime statistics for CalgaryJul 23, 2014 | 6:10The Homestretch Crime statistics for Calgary Audio
The Homestretch Crime statistics for Calgary Jul 23, 2014 | 6:10New numbers suggest the overall crime rate is dropping but the number of violent crimes is up. Rob Brown talks to Carl DeSantis with the Justice Studies program at Bow Valley College.
The Homestretch - Lawyer and wrestlerJul 23, 2014 | 6:21The Homestretch Lawyer and wrestler Audio
The Homestretch Lawyer and wrestler Jul 23, 2014 | 6:21The Commonwealth Games are underway in Scotland, one of the athletes competing is Calgary's Brittanee Laverdure. She talks to guest host Rob Brown about her two loves, wrestling and litigation.
The Homestretch - Duck wingsJul 23, 2014 | 3:50The Homestretch Duck wings Audio
The Homestretch Duck wings Jul 23, 2014 | 3:50Chef Cam Dobranski of the Kensington Wine Bar/Brasserie has this recipe for duck wings served at the Container Bar in Kensington. These make for a crispy alternative to chicken wings.
The Homestretch - Hidden gems on NetflixJul 23, 2014 | 6:22The Homestretch Hidden gems on Netflix Audio
The Homestretch Hidden gems on Netflix Jul 23, 2014 | 6:22TV culture vulture Zain Velji talks to guest host Rob Brown about some of the movies available online this summer.
The Homestretch - PotatoesJul 22, 2014 | 6:37The Homestretch Potatoes Audio
The Homestretch Potatoes Jul 22, 2014 | 6:37Lyndon Penner talks about the joy of growing potatoes which he says is essential for a complete gardening experience.
The Homestretch - Flood rebuildingJul 22, 2014 | 5:31The Homestretch Flood rebuilding Audio
The Homestretch Flood rebuilding Jul 22, 2014 | 5:31The Province's plan to rebuild the Kananaskis Country Golf Courses has some flood victims feeling left behind. Doug Dirks talks to Jennifer Smith, she lost her home in Exshaw.

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