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Sound and fury: The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate as political theatre

Last week's drama over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion didn't change much when it comes to getting Alberta oil to tide water, but it sure made for captivating theatrics.

Record Store Day: Why music streaming will never replace the quest for vinyl

The Day 6 music panellists share their most memorable quests for elusive vinyl records, from obscure movie soundtracks to long-forgotten cover songs.
Analysis

Sound and fury: The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate as political theatre

This week's drama over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion didn't change much when it comes to getting Alberta oil to tide water, but it sure made for captivating theatrics.

40 years of Rock Lobster and how the B-52s revived John Lennon's career

When Rock Lobster was released in April of 1978, it launched the B-52s to stardom and inspired John Lennon to go back into the studio.

40 years of Rock Lobster and how the B-52s revived John Lennon's career

When Rock Lobster was released in April of 1978, it launched the B-52s to stardom and inspired John Lennon to go back into the studio.

Record Store Day: Why music streaming will never replace the quest for vinyl

The Day 6 music panellists share their most memorable quests for elusive vinyl records, from obscure movie soundtracks to long-forgotten cover songs.
Analysis

Sound and fury: The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate as political theatre

This week's drama over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion didn't change much when it comes to getting Alberta oil to tide water, but it sure made for captivating theatrics.

Viral video pushes Starbucks to confront racism in its stores

Canadian consumer racial profiling consultant Tomee Sojourner-Campbell says a day of training is a good start but won't be enough.

Viral video pushes Starbucks to confront racism in its stores

Canadian consumer racial profiling consultant Tomee Sojourner-Campbell says a day of training is a good start but won't be enough.

Record Store Day: Why music streaming will never replace the quest for vinyl

The Day 6 music panellists share their most memorable quests for elusive vinyl records, from obscure movie soundtracks to long-forgotten cover songs.

Episode 386: Pipeline theatrics, racism at Starbucks, the B-52s' Cindy Wilson, Record Store Day and more

Pipeline debates as political performance art, Starbucks confronts employee racism, the B-52s' Cindy Wilson on 'Rock Lobster' at 40, imaginary political memoirs, the Day 6 music panel shares their best vinyl quest stories and more.

Riffed from the Headlines: 04/21/2018

Riffed 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.
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Move over Comey: These imaginary political tell-alls put A Higher Loyalty to shame

As James Comey's salacious memoir hits shelves, Day 6 satire columnist Aaron Hagey-Mackay conjures some other bombshell books.

'This is the life that I grew up with': Why The Simpsons' Apu is more than a stereotype

South Asian-American TV producer Amar Shah says there's more to Apu than meets the eye. He says the character resonates because his father was also an immigrant business owner.

'Muzzling' Holocaust law casts shadow over 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Historian Jan Grabowski says Poland wants to sanitize its history, but that there are uncomfortable truths about its role in the Holocaust.

He's painted every starting line at the Boston Marathon for 36 years. Now, he's retiring

Jack LeDuc has painted every Boston Marathon starting line since 1981. This year, he decided it was time to retire.

'He would look like the biggest weakling': Trump won't fire Mueller, says Republican strategist

'This is a guy who — everything he's had in his life has come from looking like a tough guy. And he can't risk that.' Why a Republican strategist doesn't think the U.S. president will fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

Humboldt survivor, paralyzed from the chest down, says he's not done with hockey

Ryan Straschnitzki survived last weekend's deadly crash. He broke his back and neck, but he's keen to get back on the ice.

Humboldt survivor paralyzed from the chest down says he's not done with hockey

Ryan Straschnitzki survived last weekend's deadly crash. He broke his back and neck, but he's keen to get back on the ice.

Humboldt survivor paralyzed from the chest down says he's not done with hockey

Ryan Straschnitzki says he's grateful for all the support from Canadians and from people around the world

Republican strategist says it's time for the GOP to stand up for Mueller

U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller after President Donald Trump mused, once again, about firing him.
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Republican strategist says it's time for the GOP to stand up for Mueller

U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller after President Donald Trump mused, once again, about firing him.

Zuckerberg says sorry, but people are still using Facebook to mess with Mexico's election

In Mexico, unknown sources are flooding Facebook feeds with dubious "news" stories about the leading candidate.

Zuckerberg says sorry, but people are still using Facebook to mess with Mexico's election

In Mexico, unknown sources are flooding Facebook feeds with dubious "news" stories about the leading candidate.

DIY Coachella: How to get your favourite bands to play in your hometown

Can't afford Coachella? The Duhks' Leonard Podolak lays out a five-step guide for enticing musicians to play in your town.