Brent Bambury

Brent Bambury has had a deep connection to radio since he launched his career at CBC as a teenager, working in Saint John, Halifax and Montreal. Brent hosts Day 6, a show that blends journalism, current affairs, comedy and opinion together on the radio. He thinks radio should be kinetic, full of life, fun, outrageous and thoughtful all at the same time.

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1 minute to midnight: Brent Bambury reflects on the 35th anniversary of Brave New Waves

Brave New Waves premiered on CBC Stereo Feb. 6, 1984 and continued until March 2007. Brent Bambury was host of the overnight alternative music show from 1985 until 1995.

Salman Rushdie on Day 6

A new interview with Salman Rushdie about his book "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" is coming your way next week. In the meantime, check out his last interview on Day 6.

Enter our "Baking Bad" contest

Bad baking confessions

Brent Bambury: The legality of blood and gore websites

If you follow exclusively mainstream media, the shocking story of a gruesome killing in Montreal began with the delivery of a severed limb. But consumers of a different kind of media may have witnessed the horror days earlier, on a Canadian website called Best Gore.

Brent Bambury: People like Caitlin Kline are sowing the real seeds of Occupy

Caitlin Kline of Occupy the SEC, a group taking aim at the big banks, says the critics have it wrong when it comes to their analysis of the Occupy movement and where it's headed.

The international movement for the end of cash

Sweden is moving towards a cashless society. So is much of the developing world, courtesy of the ubiquitous cellphone, Brent Bambury reports on CBC Radio's Day 6.

Science and politics: Our inbuilt bias for the deep-voiced leader

We choose political leaders for a variety of traits, but science is now telling us that humans also have an inbuilt bias for those with lower voices, Brent Bambury reports

Floating a tech-city outside immigration's reach

Silicon Valley promoters are considering an offshore incubator called Blueseed to help would-be entrepreneurs get around work visa problems.

Jeremy Lin and pro basketball's glass slipper

The Jeremy Lin story has taken the basketball world by storm. But how far around the globe does a Cinderella story with such religious overtones really travel?

Are we over-diagnosing autism? The psychiatric debate

The American Psychiatric Association is considering a report that would narrow the mental health definition of autism and potentially exclude up to three-quarters of current cases.