Thursday October 13, 2016

Opera star Ben Heppner sings Trump, Disney goes to Halifax and millennial menstruation apps

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Opera legend Ben Heppner sings Donald Trump's craziest quotes in our presidential opera, Trumpera: The Debates. Featuring a cameo by superstar soprano Measha Brueggergosman as Hillary Clinton. 

Leonard Cohen turned 82 years old last month and is releasing a new album. Gavin Crawford spoofs the beloved musician with this note-perfect impression.

Due to stormy weather, a Disney cruise ship was re-routed away from the Caribbean and instead visited the Maritimes this week. Try explaining that to a kid with a pool noodle. Help us cheer up the Disney cruisers by playing our hashtag game, #EastCoastDisney.


Because News

This week's panel:

Ben Heppner Kris Siddiqi Ashley Botting Gavin Crawford

Catch our show on CBC Radio One Saturday at 11 a.m. and Monday at 11:30 a.m. 

Because News is written and produced by Elizabeth Bowie, David Carroll, Gavin Crawford and Phil Leung, with help this week from James Hartnett, Jan Caruana and Sarah Claydon.

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