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Flipsyde's Piper Ferreira, John Darnielle's debut novel, Talya Lavie on Zero Motivation 12/18/2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Hip hop artist-turned-policeman Jinho "the Piper" Ferreira shares 17 perspectives on one police shooting. The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle pens debut novel, Wolf in a White Van. Israeli director Talya Lavie on her surprise hit film, Zero Motivation.
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Weaponizing Cuban hip hop, anthropologist on Anonymous, Santa Claus off-season 12/16/2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

AP editor Trish Wilson on USAID's attempt to infiltrate Cuba's hip hop music scene. Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman takes an in-depth look at hacker collective Anonymous.Tommy Avallone on his new documentary about professional Santas: I Am Santa Claus.
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Sir Paul McCartney, Bill Cosby controversy, Q Sports Panel 12/15/2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

In a Canadian exclusive interview, Sir Paul McCartney talks about his first musical foray into video games. Can we separate the artist from the art? Two cultural observers debate. Plus, the Q sports panel discusses the latest headlines to make waves.
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Lumbersexual chic, Life Parterns director, Howard the Duck, The Pack A.D. 12/12/2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

What the rise of the "lumbersexual" says about modern urban masculinity. Life Partners director Susanna Fogel on what happens when your best friend breaks your heart. Comic artist Steve Murray re-hatches Marvel's Howard the Duck. The Pack A.D. perform.
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Advanced Style celebrates senior fashionistas, Timber Timbre performs, moving movie theatres 12/11/2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Photographer Ari Seth Cohen and model Joyce Carpati on the beauty of aging creatively. Timber Timbre perform live from their haunting new record, Hot Dreams. Film critic Brooks Barnes on why theatres are literally shaking up the movie-watching experience.
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Republic of Doyle's Allan Hawco, Witness Blanket, Bill Nye the Science Guy 01/10/2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

In the lead up to the Republic of Doyle finale, Allan Hawco reflects on his time as Jake Doyle. Carey Newman's Witness Blanket weaves healing and history from Residential School fragments. Bill Nye "The Science Guy" on the undeniable science of evolution.
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Rogue reporter targets tabloids, Jennifer Castles performs, High Maintenance web series 09/12/2014

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

One Rogue Reporter, Rich Peppiatt, turns the tables on British tabloids. Toronto artist Jennifer Castle performs from Pink City. High Maintenance creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld roll a tight web series about pot smokers.
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Pun control in China, discussion panel on sexual violence, Transgender Parents 12/08/2014

Monday, December 08, 2014

Journalist Nikhil Sonnad on what triggered China's ban on puns and wordplay. Discussion panel: Can the dialogue around sexual assault lead to broader change? Plus, Montreal filmmaker Rémy Huberdeau on his documentary Transgender Parents.
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Corner Gas' Brent Butt, Jean-Marc Vallée, H. Jon Benjamin, The Weather Station 01/05/2014

Friday, December 05, 2014

Brent Butt on returning to Dog River for Corner Gas: The Movie. Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallée on Wild and the beauty of imperfection. H. Jon Benjamin on giving voice to Archer and Bob Belcher. Tamara Lindeman a.k.a. The Weather Station performs live.
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StoryCorps's David Isay, Mick Fleetwood, architect Daniel Libeskind 12/04/2014

Thursday, December 04, 2014

StoryCorps founder David Isay on the power of listening and celebrating ordinary lives. Mick Fleetwood on his storied career and new memoir, Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac. Renowned architect Daniel Libeskind on designing buildings with spirit.
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Why you're being watched, Shakey Graves performs, Banksy Does New York 12/03/2014

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Should you worry about social media surveillance? Citizen Lab's Christopher Parsons weighs in. Alejandro Rose-Garcia, a.k.a. Shakey Graves, performs from And The War Came. 'Banksy Does New York' director Chris Moukarbel on NYC's social scavenger hunt.
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Superheroes vs. ISIS, David Guetta on Listen, Serial killer mythology 12/02/2014

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Suleiman Bakhit on how comic books can help combat extremist propaganda. World-renowned DJ David Guetta on his new album, Listen, and anthemic introspection. Dr. Scott Bonn on "celebrity monsters" and our cultural obsession with serial killers.
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Aasif Mandvi on No Land's Man, Alan Cumming's dark childhood, humanizing icons 12/01/2014

Monday, December 01, 2014

Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi on No Land's Man and life as an 'insider-outsider'. Alan Cumming on working though childhood trauma with Not My Father's Son. Writer and celebrity confidant Bob Colacello on humanizing Andy Warhol and Ronald Reagan.
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Black Friday antidote, Foxcatcher dir. Bennett Miller, Death Metal Angola, Elliott Brood performs 11/28/2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Sarah Lazarovic on how to stop impulse buying pretty things. Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller on his unnerving new drama. Death Metal Angola director Jeremy Xido on hardcore healing. Juno winners Elliott Brood perform four songs from Work and Love.
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Killer Mike on Ferguson, Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac, Marco Polo actress Olivia Cheng 11/27/2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Killer Mike of Run the Jewels on Ferguson and black skin as "scarlet letter". Former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac on Brooklyn, Ferguson and his former idol Bill Cosby. Rising actress Olivia Cheng on Marco Polo and complicating the concubine.
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Jason Segel's Nightmares, Ryan Adams performs, Shane Koyczan anti-bullying opera 11/26/2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Jason Segel on his new children's book, Nightmares, and why saying there's "nothing to fear" is the wrong message for kids. Ryan Adams performs from his self-titled new album. Spoken word poet Shane Koyczan on turning his anti-bullying poems into opera.
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William Gibson's The Peripheral, Caribou performs, Harry Styles erotica 11/25/2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

William Gibson on The Peripheral and making sense of the unthinkable present through sci-fi. Polaris winner Caribou explores love, loss and fatherhood in Our Love. Writer Anna Todd on her Harry Styles erotica and the growing thirst for for fan fiction.
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Harry Shearer plays Nixon, Martha C. Nussbaum on self-disgust, World War Z's Max Brooks 11/24/2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Harry Shearer on getting into Richard Nixon's skin for the new YouTube series, Nixon's the One. Martha C. Nussbaum on loving our (ageing) bodies, ourselves. Max Brooks on the troubling comparison many are making between his book World War Z and Ebola.
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Wasting Time on the Internet course, Singer-songwriter Jenn Grant, Point and Shoot documentary 11/20/2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Prof Kenneth Goldsmith on his course Wasting Time on the Internet. Jenn Grant on her record Compostela. Point and Shoot doc subject Matthew Van Dyke.
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Journalist Alex Marshall on the songs of ISIS. Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. Denver Post writer Jake Browne on reviewing pot. 11/19/2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Journalist Alex Marshall talks about how ISIS is turning traditional music into propaganda. Oscar-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr. talks about his role in The Book of Negroes. Denver Post writer Jake Browne is America's first mainstream "pot critic."
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