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White guys still rule late night, Q media panel, comic Cameron Esposito, Arkells perform! 09/19/2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

Kings of Late Night: W. Kamau Bell on the lack of diversity on nighttime TV. Q media panel on Scottish referendum, Rob Ford's cancer diagnosis. Rising comic Cameron Esposito on side mullets and socially conscious stand up. Arkells perform from High Noon.
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Human rights museum controversy, the why of women's dress, Tim Minchin's Matilda 09/18/2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Gail Asper responds to critics of her parents' dream: the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights. 'Women in Clothes' editors explain their quest for the why, not how, of self-presentation. Tim Minchin on Matilda and music that just happens to be funny.
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Right-wing satire, Barbra Streisand, cinematic clickbait 09/17/2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Flipside: How Michael Loftus hopes to shake up political satire with his right-wing comedy show. Canadian broadcast exclusive: Barbra Streisand on her roots and her new record. Clickbait culture is seeping into TV and film, argues writer Brian Moylan.
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Comedian Lewis Black, fashionista Jeanne Beker, singer-songwriter Adam Cohen 09/16/2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Comedian and 'angry everyman' Lewis Black on his love/hate relationship with the age of Twitter. Jeanne Beker on the complex relationship between fashion and politics. Adam Cohen performs from We Go Home and reflects on the influence of his famous father.
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The war reporter's dilemma, Jon Stewart on Rosewater, Ray Rice controversy 09/15/2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Jon Stewart on taking time away from The Daily Show to direct Rosewater. Former war correspondent Kelly McEvers on the difficult decision to come home. The Q Sports Panel reflects on the "bulletproof" NFL's handling of the Ray Rice controversy.
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Strangers act out your texts, actress Anna Kendrick, director Philippe Falardeau, Rich Aucoin performs 09/12/2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

Miranda July on her Somebody app, which makes strangers your messengers. Anna Kendrick on her return to musicals for The Last Five Years. Quebec director Philippe Falardeau on his English-language debut, The Good Lie. Plus, Rich Aucoin performs live!
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Actor Ethan Hawke, John Updike's precious trash, comedians' mental health 09/11/2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Oscar-nominated actor Ethan Hawke on his banner year, and memories of Robin Williams. Enterprising collector Paul Moran on how John Updike's trash became his treasure. Dr. Ildiko Tabori on the mental health of comedians and stigma around getting help.
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The Look of Silence, Jake Gyllenhaal on Nightcrawler, Human zoo controversy 09/10/2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on revisiting the dark legacy of Indonesia's 1965 military coup. Jake Gyllenhaal on his dark role in the noir thriller, Nightcrawler. Brett Bailey defends his controversial art project, which recalls colonial-era human zoos.
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Ebola pop music, Keira Knightley on The Imitation Game, Robert Downey Jr. on The Judge 09/09/2014

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

UNICEF's Adolphus Scott on how pop music is helping battle misinformation about Ebola. British actress Keira Knightley on The Imitation Game and her genre-defying career thus far. Actor Robert Downey Jr. on big questions posed in his new film, The Judge.
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Polsky's Red Army, The New Pornographers perform, secret sex lives of seniors 09/08/2014

Monday, September 08, 2014

Pucks and propaganda: Gabe Polsky's 'Red Army' doc explores how the Cold War played out in hockey arenas. The New Pornographers perform from their energetic new album, 'Brill Bruisers'. Best of Q: Seniors speak frankly in 'All the Sex I've Ever Had'.
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Bill Murray before the big time, Q media panel, director Mike Leigh, Bahamas perfoms 09/05/2014

Friday, September 05, 2014

Bill Murray's long-time collaborator, Canadian director Ivan Reitman, on what the legend's really like. The Q media panel on today's top stories. Acclaimed British filmmaker Mike Leigh on his biopic, Mr. Turner. Bahamas (a.k.a. Afie Jurvanen) performs.
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Glaser's "It's not warming" campaign, Nick Cave, Catfish-catcher Nev Schulman 09/04/2014

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Can legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser rebrand climate change? Australian rock legend Nick Cave on fact-meets-fiction film, 20,000 Days On Earth. Nev Schulman, of the documentary-turned-TV-show Catfish, on the ethics of exposing online imposters.
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Writer Thomas King, Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry, seniors who dance 09/03/2014

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Thomas King, award-winning author of The Inconvenient Indian, on new novel: The Back of the Turtle. Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry on composing classical music. Dancer/choreographer Randy Glynn turns spotlight on seniors in Dancing in the Third Act.
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Atom Egoyan responds to critics, Bleachers performs, 'unboxing' fad unpacked 09/02/2014

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Canadian film auteur Atom Egoyan on why he stands by his new film, The Captive, despite an icy reception at Cannes. Jack Antonoff, a.k.a. Bleachers, performs live from Strange Desire. Writer Mireille Silcoff unpacks the odd popularity of unboxing videos.
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Best of Q ft. Mandy Patinkin, Kate Bush, Georges St Pierre 09/01/2014

Monday, September 01, 2014

Tony and Emmy award winning actor Mandy Patinkin on the importance of staying versatile. Widely influential British musician Kate Bush on chaos and creativity. Former UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre on harnessing the power of fear.
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Wifi in the woods, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Blue Rodeo performs 08/29/2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Jason Mark on wi-fi in the wilderness and why he fears we're losing the ability and desire to truly get "away". NBA great Julius "Dr. J" Erving on his off-court legacy. Blue Rodeo performs from In Our Nature and reflect on Greg Keelor's hearing loss.
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Smokey Robinson's new duets, athletes Jones and Humphries on ambition, writer Dan Harmon 08/28/2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Smokey Robinson on remixing Motown in a new collection of duets, featuring Elton John, Mary J. Blige and more. From the Best of Q on Sports: Jennifer Jones and Kaillie Humphries on unabashed ambition. Community creator Dan Harmon bares all for Harmontown.
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George Takei uncensored, Alex Owumi on escaping Libya, Canadian novelist Miriam Toews 08/26/2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

George Takei on his role in the doc, To Be Takei, and why he gave the filmmaker "carte blanche". How Alex Owumi, a Nigerian-American basketball player, escaped from the heart of the Libyan civil war. Canadian novelist Miriam Toews on All My Puny Sorrows.
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Blind athlete Erik Weihenmayer, sexism in sports journalism, AJ Jacobs' global family tree 08/25/2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer on how to conquer the visible and invisible barriers we all face. Sports journalists Amy K. Nelson and Megan Greenwell on sexism in the industry. Author AJ Jacobs on the wild world of extended family trees.
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Challenging cookie cutter beauty, R and B singer Jessy Lanza, Netflix micro-genres 08/19/2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Writer Euny Hong on plastic surgery culture, cookie cutter beauty and counter-trends in South Korea. Hamilton electro-pop and RB singer Jessy Lanza performs from Pull My Hair Back. Writer Alexis Madrigal on how he reverse-engineered Netflix micro-genres.
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