Day 6

 
 

Day 6

Host Brent Bambury gives listeners the tools they need to make brilliant dinner party conversation! This populist weekly magazine show blends the best of the worlds of news, current affairs, pop culture, the net, lifestyle and leisure. Playful and relevant! Day 6 gives listeners a fresh perspective on the week.

Updated: Saturdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/day6/

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Episode 419: Pot jobs in Alberta, P is for Pterodactyl, the Impeach-O-Meter, Crispr for good and more

Cannabis offers a growth industry for Alberta, P is for Pterodactyl, where Assange fits in the Mueller inquiry, the Impeach-O-Meter returns, Canadian scientists want to use Crispr for good, holiday book picks, former FARC rebels turn to tourism and more.

Download Episode 419: Pot jobs in Alberta, P is for Pterodactyl, the Impeach-O-Meter, Crispr for good and more
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Episode 418: When GM leaves town, loud restaurants, the hit series Dogs, mummers, China surveillance and more

What happens when GM leaves town, how restaurants got so loud, the creator of Netflix's hit series 'Dogs,' what Gritty and mummers have in common, China exports surveillance, Pardeep Nagra's fight for religious freedom in the boxing ring and more.

Download Episode 418: When GM leaves town, loud restaurants, the hit series Dogs, mummers, China surveillance and more
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Episode 417: Alexa as murder witness, K-Tel's legacy, Brexit and Gibraltar, Havana's mystery, Hater and more

Amazon's Alexa as a potential murder witness, the legacy of Canada's K-Tel, what Brexit may mean for Gibraltar, mysterious injuries for diplomats in Cuba, government intimidation of Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, why it's OK to be disagreeable and more.

Download Episode 417: Alexa as murder witness, K-Tel's legacy, Brexit and Gibraltar, Havana's mystery, Hater and more
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Episode 416: California's inmate firefighters, Amazon HQ2, Stan Lee cameos, 'A Private War' and more

A former inmate on fighting California wildfires, backlash against Amazon HQ2, Stan Lee's best cameos, Halifax's North End makes its Canadian currency debut, what forced repatriation would mean for Rohingya refugees, director Matthew Heineman on 'A Private War' and more.

Download Episode 416: California's inmate firefighters, Amazon HQ2, Stan Lee cameos, 'A Private War' and more
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Episode 415: Midterms and the Impeach-O-Meter, pot marketing laws, how (not) to propose, Vimy oaks and more

Post-midterm lessons on impeachment in the Clinton era, the Impeach-O-Meter, cannabis marketing laws, bad marriage proposals, 'Songs for the Cold of Heart,' immigration parallels from the Tenement Museum, planting oak trees at Vimy and more.

Download Episode 415: Midterms and the Impeach-O-Meter, pot marketing laws, how (not) to propose, Vimy oaks and more
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Episode 414: George Soros as the bogeyman, Bohemian Rhapsody, losing wildlife, Salt Fat Acid Heat and more

How George Soros became the bogeyman of the right, the lasting impact of Bohemian Rhapsody in Wayne's World, three comics on midterm anxiety, Netflix's 'Salt Fat Acid Heat' has zest, the loss of wildlife and biodiversity, and Silicon Valley's Saudi money.

Download Episode 414: George Soros as the bogeyman, Bohemian Rhapsody, losing wildlife, Salt Fat Acid Heat and more
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Episode 413: Canada's forests at risk, the politics of rage, Canada's spookiest places, Eden Robinson and more

What climate change is doing to Canada's forests, Cher's 'Believe' turns 20, anger and hate in American politics, Glenn Greenwald on Brazil's right turn, 'The Secret (and spooky) Life of Canada,' Eden Robinson's 'Trickster Drift' and more.

Download Episode 413: Canada's forests at risk, the politics of rage, Canada's spookiest places, Eden Robinson and more
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Episode 412: Tourism for tokers, Saudi prince under scrutiny, how to kill a TV character, April Ryan and more

The future of Canadian cannabis tourism, Mohammed bin Salman's dark side, Red Dead Redemption 2 and 100-hour work weeks, how to kill a TV character, April Ryan's book 'Under Fire', a robot's first TEDx Talk and more.

Download Episode 412: Tourism for tokers, Saudi prince under scrutiny, how to kill a TV character, April Ryan and more
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Episode 411: What happened to Jamal Khashoggi, weed hypocrisy, climate and conflict, misused words and more

The fallout from Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, François Legault's cross to bear, Rosie Rowbotham on legalizing pot, climate change as a tool of conflict, celebrity political endorsements, fun with misused words, the @Sweden tweeters and more.

Download Episode 411: What happened to Jamal Khashoggi, weed hypocrisy, climate and conflict, misused words and more
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Episode 410: Women's rage, A Star Is Born, Amazon ups its minimum wage, Sharon and Bram and more

Soraya Chemaly says women's rage is justified and good, A Star Is Born gets another reboot, Amazon ups its minimum wage, sharing breast milk to fight malnutrition in Venezuela, Sharon and Bram's farewell tour, The Log Driver's Waltz is now a children's book and more.

Download Episode 410: Women's rage, A Star Is Born, Amazon ups its minimum wage, Sharon and Bram and more
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Episode 409: Kavanaugh and rape reporting, getting Gritty, women in sports journalism, saving Haida and more

Sexual misconduct regulations on U.S. college campuses, high school students on Kavanaugh, scary mascots, winning the right for women to report from locker rooms, esports athletes, Canada's first black battalion, saving the Haida language and more.

Download Episode 409: Kavanaugh and rape reporting, getting Gritty, women in sports journalism, saving Haida and more
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Episode 408: The Big Trip Pt. 3, #MeToo and redemption, BoJack Horseman, James Frey, Buffy's bio and more

Making psychedelic therapy mainstream, redemption and the #MeToo men, Jeremy Dutcher's Polaris Prize, the sad comedy of BoJack Horseman, 'Should I Read It?' and James Frey, Buffy Sainte-Marie's new biography and more.

Download Episode 408: The Big Trip Pt. 3, #MeToo and redemption, BoJack Horseman, James Frey, Buffy's bio and more
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Episode 407: The Waffle House Index, Trump book quiz, The Big Trip, photographing Spain's ghost towns and more

How the Waffle House Index plays a role in hurricane response, changing the Charter, 'Who Leaked That?': The Trump book quiz, part two of our psychedelics series 'The Big Trip,' diversity on TV, Spain 10 years after the financial crisis and more.

Download Episode 407: The Waffle House Index, Trump book quiz, The Big Trip, photographing Spain's ghost towns and more
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Episode 406: Psychedelic therapy, Kaepernick's next move, accessible gaming, virtual Mogadishu and more

Exploring the future of psychedelics in 'The Big Trip,' why Colin Kaepernick doesn't need the NFL, how the Village Voice shaped Andy Warhol's career, a 3D model reimagines Mogadishu, using technology to predict Syrian air strikes, the future of accessible gaming and more.

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Episode 405: Trudeau's bummer summer, gay asylum seekers in Austria, Louis C.K.'s return, Gabor Maté and more

Recapping the summer's top news stories from NAFTA to Elon Musk, redrawing Dust from the X-Men series, gay refugees and Austria's immigration crackdown, Louis C.K. and #MeToo, Mercury 13, Gabor Maté on the opioid crisis and more.

Download Episode 405: Trudeau's bummer summer, gay asylum seekers in Austria, Louis C.K.'s return, Gabor Maté and more
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Episode 404: Bernier vs. everyone, Impeach-O-Meter, rebuilding after Harvey, Logan Paul, 40 + single, and more

Populist politics and the next election, the Impeach-O-Meter, Logan Paul's return, rebuilding one year after Hurricane Harvey, Glynnis MacNicol on being single, childless and happy, an inside look at Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson, and more.

Download Episode 404: Bernier vs. everyone, Impeach-O-Meter, rebuilding after Harvey, Logan Paul, 40 + single, and more
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Episode 403: Spotlight on church sex abuse, Crazy Rich Asians, Aretha Franklin, The Only Girl and more

Remembering the former priest who helped expose church sex abuse, why 'Crazy Rich Asians' is so huge, Aretha Franklin as the Queen of Opera, racism and the Little Rock Nine, the demand for tech in health care, Rolling Stone's first female editor and more.

Download Episode 403: Spotlight on church sex abuse, Crazy Rich Asians, Aretha Franklin, The Only Girl and more
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Episode 402: Saudi trolls vs. Canada, Alex Jones's precarious empire, Losing Earth, pampered poultry and more

Saudi trolls launch a campaign against Canada, the precarious state of Alex Jones's media empire, a moral case for climate action, the Brooklyn blogger who helped expose Paul Manafort's alleged corruption, chicken diapers, 'Son of Hitler' and more.

Download Episode 402: Saudi trolls vs. Canada, Alex Jones's precarious empire, Losing Earth, pampered poultry and more
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Episode 401: Politicians vs. the media, shopping with autism, smart neighbourhoods, Tim Caulfield, women in STEM and more

Anti-media political rhetoric ramps up, quiet shopping hours for people on the spectrum, privacy and smart neighbourhoods, 'A User's Guide to Cheating Death,' championing women in STEM, the man behind 3D printed guns and more.

Download Episode 401: Politicians vs. the media, shopping with autism, smart neighbourhoods, Tim Caulfield, women in STEM and more
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Episode 400: Toronto gun violence, Arctic wildfires, House of Frightenstein, Johnny Clegg and more

Toronto considers ShotSpotter to curb gun violence, even the Arctic is on fire, turning rap lyrics into 3D models, the anonymous philanthropist who gave millions to women artists, inside Count Frightenstein's museum, Johnny Clegg's farewell and more.

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Episode 399: Russia keeps meddling, Sacha Baron Cohen keeps punking, Impeach-O-Meter, Che's brother and more

Russia eyes the 2018 mid-term elections, the Day 6 Impeach-O-Meter, master duper Sacha Baron Cohen, defending Abdoul Abdi, implausible age casting in Mamma Mia 2, the last Blockbuster, Che Guevara's brother and more.

Download Episode 399: Russia keeps meddling, Sacha Baron Cohen keeps punking, Impeach-O-Meter, Che's brother and more
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Episode 398: Trump meets Putin, Greyhound's western exit, Alan Alda, Esther the Wonder Pig and more

Jonathan Chait asks if President Trump is a Russian asset, creative solutions to Greyhound's western exodus, Alan Alda launches a podcast, Ethiopia and Eritrea reconcile, 'Happily Ever Esther,' swearing is good for you and more.

Download Episode 398: Trump meets Putin, Greyhound's western exit, Alan Alda, Esther the Wonder Pig and more
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Episode 397: Journalism and black communities, Scott Thompson, video game clones, Iceland's DNA and more

Reporting on black communities in times of crisis and calm, Scott Thompson's first-ever stand-up comedy album, Donut County vs. knock-off video games, Iceland's DNA testing debate, Walking Eagle's satirical news and more.

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Episode 396: Hannah Gadsby's Nanette, Douglas Coupland, Buzzfeed's Guide to Language, Tomson Highway & more

Archiving Vancouver's LGBTQ history, Hannah Gadsby redefines the stand-up special, Douglas Coupland embraces 3D printing, Tomson Highway and more.

Download Episode 396: Hannah Gadsby's Nanette, Douglas Coupland, Buzzfeed's Guide to Language, Tomson Highway & more
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Episode 395: Legal pot, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, refugee children, animal parts on Facebook, summer reads and more

How the hope of profits pushed Canada to legal pot, how Beyoncé and Jay-Z kept their video shoot secret, comforting refugee children separated from their parents, asylum seekers and the Mexican election, the illegal wildlife trade on Facebook, summer reads and more.

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Episode 394: The Trump Doctrine, Nigeria's World Cup kit, the song of the summer, unaccompanied minors & more

America first: the Trump Doctrine at work, why Nigeria's jerseys are a hit at the World Cup, the Day 6 music panel picks their candidates for song of the summer, underage asylum seekers are at risk in Canada too, Egypt is building a brand new capital and more.

Download Episode 394: The Trump Doctrine, Nigeria's World Cup kit, the song of the summer, unaccompanied minors & more
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