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Get caught up on the week without ruining your weekend. Host Brent Bambury delivers an energetic mix of must-hear stories carefully chosen to keep you in the loop and keep you guessing. Ready when you are on Saturday mornings. And heads up — there will be a quiz.

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Canada, ON

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Get caught up on the week without ruining your weekend. Host Brent Bambury delivers an energetic mix of must-hear stories carefully chosen to keep you in the loop and keep you guessing. Ready when you are on Saturday mornings. And heads up — there will be a quiz.

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@CBCDay6

Language:

English

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CBC Audience Relations P.O. Box 500, Station A Toronto, ON Canada M5W 1E6 416-205-3700


Episodes

Documentary maker Daniel Roher reflects on the death of his friend, anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny

2/16/2024
PLUS: As Canada's gig economy grows, workers push back; a romance bookstore owner embraces the fairy-driven frenzy of romantasy; international law scholar Philippe Sands says the ICC must do more to prosecute Russia's invasion of Ukraine; from Uncle Vanya to Henry Higgins, Canadian actor Tom Rooney is having a moment; and Riffed from the Headlines, our weekly musical news quiz.

Duration:00:54:11

Magic mushrooms are illegal in Canada, but shops selling them openly are popping up everywhere

2/9/2024
PLUS: In Rafah, a displaced Palestinian runs out of room to keep fleeing Israeli attacks; the prop bets for all the Super Bowl speculation about Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce; the new documentary, I Will Survive, follows Gloria Gaynor's late life musical comeback; as Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are a-Changin' turns 60, the strange musical it inspired is still awful; how relaxed performances set the stage for accessibility at live events; and Riffed from the Headlines, our weekly musical news quiz.

Duration:00:54:07

After Russia invaded Ukraine, a legal scholar fought back with light shows projected on Russian embassies

2/2/2024
New documentary Israelism paints a portrait of young Jewish Americans increasingly alienated from Israel; why Twitter-X is full of fake celebrity photos trying to get you to click on cryptocurrency scams; as five professional hockey players face sexual assault charges, a hockey culture expert says there's still more work to be done; a deadly drone attack on U.S. soldiers highlights the end of America's monopoly on unmanned aerial attacks; why Suits was a streaming juggernaut in 2023; and Riffed from the Headlines, our weekly musical news quiz.

Duration:00:54:08

Palestinian-American stand-up comic Sammy Obeid confronts Israel's siege on Gaza with comedy

1/26/2024
A fake message from Joe Biden appears to be an AI deepfake; how weather and climate change pose a threat to the Panama Canal; loud budgeting calls out the cost of keeping your personal finances to yourself; Mark Rothko's son curates one of the most comprehensive exhibits of his father's work; and our weekly news quiz, Riffed from the Headlines.

Duration:00:54:11

What the cancelation of a play about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict says about how we talk about the issue

1/19/2024
A new kind of climate change denialism has taken hold on YouTube; as temperatures plummet, tensions over access to housing are on the rise in Edmonton; why a Vancouver theatre festival canceled The Runner, a play about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; a documentary maker wrestles with the consequences of her profession in the new podcast, Shocking, Heartbreaking, Transformative.

Duration:00:54:13

How resources are driving a new race back to moon, plus the best quotes from Mean Girls and why they endure

1/12/2024
An engineer who stress tests phones weighs in on the iPhone that got sucked out of an airplane; what the Iowa Caucuses mean for the future of the Republican Party; Wet'suwet'en land defenders head to trial; the case for a climate disaster response organization modelled on the Red Cross; and Riffed from the Headlines, our weekly news quiz.

Duration:00:54:11

How newly released court documents linked to Jeffrey Epstein feed the ongoing QAnon conspiracy theory

1/5/2024
Mickey Mouse's first week in the public domain got weird, fast; the researchers using satellites and radar to measure the destruction in Gaza; the future of Broadway as movie remakes and jukebox musicals threaten to take over; and democracy at risk as more than half the world goes to vote in 2024.

Duration:00:54:12

Day 6, The Musical! Our favourite musical stories of 2023. (Insert jazz hands here.)

12/29/2023
This week, Day 6 serves up some of our favourite musical stories of the year. Tony King recounts his life serving and partying with the icons of 1960s and 70s rock; Kid Koala explains the theatrical alchemy of The Storyville Mosquito; music critic Melissa Vincent charts André 3000's progress from hip-hop icon with Outkast to ambient flautist on New Blue Sun; and wardrobe manager Rebecca Sevrin takes us backstage on Kiss' farewell tour.

Duration:00:52:40

Palestinian Christians prepare for a subdued Christmas in Bethlehem and Die Hard is now a Christmas musical

12/22/2023
Palestinian Christians prepare for a subdued Christmas in Bethlehem; an Edmonton theatre group stages Die Harsh: The Christmas Musical; the best under-the-radar video games of 2023; and the year in pop music.

Duration:00:54:11

The ambivalence of US lawmakers to fund Ukraine sends a troubling message to Kyiv

12/15/2023
The consequences of not funding Ukraine's war against Russia; a researcher working on electric planes says battery-powered domestic flights are within reach; meet the actor-turned-psychotherapist who played Veruca Salt in the original Willy Wonka; Becky Toyne's guide to holiday book gifts in 2023; the origin story of White Christmas; and Riffed from the Headlines, our weekly news quiz.

Duration:00:54:11

Tackling the climate consequences of our food supply at COP28

12/8/2023
How our food supply contributes to climate change; a Palestinian psychologist reckons with the trauma Gaza children face; the branding professionals who name nail polish and paint colours; Stuff You Should know podcast hosts revisit the gloriously awful 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special; Poor Things delivers a 'steampunk gender-flipped Frankenstein' story with a feminist bent; Ryan Reynolds finds comedy gold with a holiday fundraising video about sick kids behaving badly; and Riffed From The Headlines, our weekly musical news quiz.

Duration:00:54:16

It's OK to be skeptical about COP28 — just don't ignore it, says climate journalist

12/1/2023
A climate journalist says it's OK to be skeptical about COP28; possible next steps for U.S. policymakers after a temporary ceasefire in Gaza; why London, Ont., is providing services to homeless encampments; younger soccer players look back on Christine Sinclair's legacy; and more.

Duration:00:54:14

How a pro-Palestinian student union policy at McGill University wound up in court

11/24/2023
How a pro-Palestinian student union policy at McGill University wound up in court; Outkast founder André 3000's New Blue Sun; the wardrobe manager on KISS's final tour; A Christmas Story's improbable journey to beloved seasonal classic; the untold story of Beatles fixer Mal Evans; and more.

Duration:00:53:55

Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley talks about his new anime series and bringing the original movie cast back to voice it | Episode 677

11/17/2023
As the conflict in Gaza grinds on, it's fueling tension and violence in the West Bank; Canada and the U.S. brace for AI in election campaigns; Scott Pilgrim returns in a new anime series; reviewing Dolly Parton's new memoir and Babra Streisand's new autobiography; and more.

Duration:00:54:13

Missing peace activist in Israel, WeWork bankruptcy and Arrested Development 20 years on | Episode 676

11/10/2023
The son of a Canadian-Israeli activist believed to be held hostage in Gaza; how Calgary is transforming offices into apartments; the legacy of Arrested Development; Indigenous playwright Cliff Cardinal delivers a confrontational indictment of land acknowledgements; and more.

Duration:00:50:17

How black market AI chatbots are making it easier for criminals to scam you | Episode 675

11/3/2023
A Palestinian aid worker focuses on saving his family after fleeing his home in the Jabalia refugee camp; how black market AI chatbots are making it easier for criminals to scam you; a BC nurse says the arrest of safe drug supply activists could make the overdose crisis worse; even Bluey isn't immune to the culture wars; Sportsnet’s Jamie Campbell offers advice on living with cancer and connecting with strangers; and more.

Duration:00:54:12

The emotional cost of casting doubt on Buffy Sainte-Marie's Indigenous heritage | Episode 674

10/27/2023
The reverberations of questioning Buffy Sainte-Marie's Indigenous heritage; the consequences of Israel's Gaza blockade; the foley artists who made the sounds for Saw X; why so many Hallmark Christmas movies are filmed in Canada; the case for treating intimate partner violence as an epidemic; and more.

Duration:00:54:08

Ed Currie bred the world's hottest pepper and then ate one whole on Hot Ones | Episdoe 673

10/20/2023
How the fighting between Israel and Hamas could spiral into a regional conflict; why Ed Currie bred the world's hottest pepper then ate it whole; Jonathan Ore reviews Super Mario Bros. Wonder; meet the writer-director of the Indigenous horror-comedy series Tales From The Rez; Vinay Shukla delivers a damning indictment of Indian media with While We Watched; and more.

Duration:00:54:13

Social media misinformation in the Israel-Hamas conflict is unlike anything they've ever seen, researchers say | Episode 672

10/13/2023
Social media researchers say misinformation in the Israel-Hamas conflict will be more ubiquitous and more dangerous than past conflicts; an out gay hockey player says the NHL banning pride tape sends the wrong message; tensions rise as Ramona Didula, the self-described Queen of Canada, sets up residence in small-town Saskatchewan; how Bob’s Burgers has become a subtle ally of the neurodiverse community; a Trump-era play about young Christian conservatives wrestling with their own politics comes to Canada; and more.

Duration:00:54:11

SBF goes to trial over alleged fraud at FTX. Rent strikes growing across Canada | Episode 671

10/6/2023
Sam Bankman-Fried goes on trial for alleged fraud at FTX; a Settlers of Catan-themed cookbook; recruiting doctors to small town Canada; why rent strikes are on the rise; why millennials and Gen Z are embracing cozy mysteries; a new graphic novel about the rise of the FLQ; and more.

Duration:00:54:11