Thursday October 13, 2016
Opera star Ben Heppner sings Trump, Disney goes to Halifax and millennial menstruation apps
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.
This week's panel:
- World-renowned tenor and host of CBC's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera Ben Heppner
- Comedian Kris Siddiqi
- Actor Ashley Botting
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.