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Last updated: Wednesday, May 22 2013 02:53 PM
Wednesday, May 22 2013 04:00 AM
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the future of TV and video entertainment. Conrad Black on his career as a polarizing figure and on his new book, "Flight of the Eagle." Rising Scottish dance pop band Chvrches on their debut EP, "Recover."
Tuesday, May 21 2013 04:00 AM
Hollywood statistician Vinnie Bruzzese on how to create a hit. Author David Sedaris on his book, "Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls." Artist Laura Anderson Barbata on her fight for the dignified burial of Julia Pastrana, the "ugliest woman in the world."
Monday, May 20 2013 04:00 AM
The Best of Q. Wheat-free diet debate with "Wheat Belly" author Dr. William Davis and U of A professor Timothy Caulfield. Musician Dave Grohl on directing his first film "Sound City." Musician Ben Caplan on the album "In the Time of Great Remembering."
Cast of the musical "Tommy," Director Des McAnuff, The Who's Pete Townshend, Director Chloé Robichaux, Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame 05/17/2013
Friday, May 17 2013 04:00 AM
The cast of the hit musical "Tommy," Stratford's latest production. Director Des McAnuff, who's behind the production. The Who's Pete Townshend on his career and composing "Tommy." From Cannes, Quebec director Chloé Robichaux. Cultural Hall of Shame.
Thursday, May 16 2013 04:00 AM
A special two-part interview with comedy genius Mel Brooks. He's the subject of a new documentary airing this weekend on PBS' American Masters series, "Mel Brooks: Make a Noise." Award-winning Swiss-German duo Boy on their album "Mutual Friends."
Wednesday, May 15 2013 04:00 AM
Q Debate on whether the label "feminist" still matters with Salon's Mary Elizabeth Williams and The Nation's Nona Willis Aronowitz. Best-selling novelist Dan Brown on his new thriller "Inferno." Doctor turned comedic actor Ken Jeong on "The Hangover III."
Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus, Indie-rockers The National, Dumping college sports in favour of fitness 05/14/2013
Tuesday, May 14 2013 04:00 AM
Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus on the opening of a new museum honouring the band. The National on their new album, "Trouble Will Find Me." Spelman College President, Beverly Tatum, on why they shut-down their competitive sports program in favour of fitness.
Monday, May 13 2013 04:00 AM
Slate's Aisha Harris on the popularity of Charles Ramsey and the meme-ification of the "hilarious black neighbour." Funk pioneer Bootsy Collins who played with the likes of James Brown. Playwright Eve Ensler on her new memoir "In the Body of the World."
Folk musician David Francey, The Met's punk exhibit, Cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez, Q's Media Panel, Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame 05/10/2013
Friday, May 10 2013 04:00 AM
Musician David Francey on his album "So Say We All." Punk innovator Richard Hell on the Met's new punk exhibit. Q's Media Panel on Charles Ramsey and more. Alt-cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez on his book, "Marble Season." Cultural Hall of Shame.
Thursday, May 09 2013 04:00 AM
TV creator Armando Iannucci on his HBO series "Veep." Folk rockers "The Lumineers" on their swift rise. Eagle Scout Todd Bieber on helping his troop earn their cinematography badge by introducing them to gay writers at "SNL," "Late Show" and "The Onion."
Wednesday, May 08 2013 04:00 AM
PEN's Larry Siems on the declassified memoir by a Gitmo detainee. Author Abraham Morgentaler on his book "Why Men Fake It: The Totally Unexpected Truth About Men and Sex." David Suzuki on how "helicopter parenting" leads to kids disconnected from nature.
Tuesday, May 07 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Caitlin Dewey on Yelp prison reviews, plus the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Journalist Brian Stelter on his book, "Top of the Morning: Inside the cut-throat world of Morning TV." Musician Maylee Todd on her new album "Escapology."
Monday, May 06 2013 04:00 AM
Educator Mary Gordon on her popular program "Roots of Empathy." Journalist Shereen El-Feki on her book "Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World." Q Sports Culture Panel on the first openly gay male pro athlete and more.
Musician Billy Bragg, New Mariinsky Theatre, Actor James Cromwell, Comedy legend David Steinberg, Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame 05/03/2013
Friday, May 03 2013 04:00 AM
UK rocker Billy Bragg on his new album "Tooth and Nail." Architect Gary McCluskie on the New Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg. Actor James Cromwell on his film "Still Mine." Comic David Steinberg on the documentary about him. Cultural Hall of Shame.
Thursday, May 02 2013 04:00 AM
Documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus on the 20th anniversary of their landmark documentary "The War Room." Award-winning actor and activist Don Cheadle. Blair Koenig, the blogger behind STFU Parents on over-sharing online.
Wednesday, May 01 2013 04:00 AM
Renowned documentary photographer Sebastiao Salgado on his new exhibition "Genesis." Singer Rachel Zeffira on her solo album, "The Deserters." The Bata Shoe Museum's Elizabeth Semmelhack on the role of the sneaker in our culture.
Is Canadian bilingualism still relevant?, Author Rasmus Ankersen, Photographer Jonathan Hobin 04/30/2013
Tuesday, April 30 2013 04:00 AM
A Q debate on bilingualism with Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser and Indigenous rights activist Ellen Gabriel. Author Rasmus Ankersen on his book, "The Goldmine Effect." Photographer Jonathan Hobin on his exhibition, "In the Playroom."
Monday, April 29 2013 04:00 AM
Georgia locals Harriet Hollis and Edward Dubose on Wilcox County High School's first integrated prom this past weekend. "Nine Inch Nails" frontman Trent Reznor on his new band "How to Destroy Angels." Q Sports Culture Panel on the week's sports news.
Singer-songwriter David Myles, Garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, Q's Media Panel, "The Girl With No Name," Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame 04/26/2013
Friday, April 26 2013 04:00 AM
Musician David Myles on his album "In the Nighttime." Journalist Syed Zain al-Mahmoud on the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. Q's Media Panel on the Boston bombings. Marina Chapman on her memoir of being raised by monkeys. Cultural Hall of Shame.
Thursday, April 25 2013 04:00 AM
Director Shawney Cohen on his documentary, "The Manor," a portrait of his family and their longstanding strip club business. Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall. Nancy Hatch Dupree on how she became one of the primary historians of modern Afghanistan.
Wednesday, April 24 2013 04:00 AM
Writer Mohsin Hamid on the film version of his novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist." Has pop culture eclipsed classical culture? A debate with musician Torquil Campbell and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik. Author Katie Roiphe on "In Praise of Messy Lives."
Tuesday, April 23 2013 04:00 AM
Just for Laughs COO Bruce Hills on the international comedy festival's 30 year anniversary. Country-rocker Steve Earle on his new record, "The Low Highway." Founder Alex DeLuca on the Reddit subgroup "Gaybros."
The changing profile of Anonymous, Criminal profiler John Douglas, Singer-songwriter Erin Costelo 04/22/2013
Monday, April 22 2013 04:00 AM
Guest host Terry O'Reilly! Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman on the mainstreaming of Anonymous. Senior criminal profiler John Douglas on his memoir "Law and Disorder." Halifax singer-songwriter Erin Costelo on her latest record "We Can Get Over."
Dragonette, Regina's arts scene, k.d. lang, Bahamas, Tom Cochrane, Juno Cup hockey rivals, Corb Lund 04/19/2013
Friday, April 19 2013 04:00 AM
Q live at the Junos in Regina! A look at Regina's music and arts scene. Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee k.d. lang. Juno winner Tom Cochrane. More music with Dragonette, Bahamas and Corb Lund. And, Juno Cup hockey rivals, Jim Cuddy and Gary Roberts.
Thursday, April 18 2013 04:00 AM
Former Canadian foreign minister Lloyd Axworthy on cultural exchanges and international relations. Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns and the role of race in his work. Q's 6th anniversary repeat, rock gods Rush.
Wednesday, April 17 2013 04:00 AM
Filmmaker Sebastian Junger on the documentary "Which Way Is the Front Line From Here?: The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington." UK singer and actor Sarah Brightman on her new album, "Dreamchaser." Remembering celebrated singer-songwriter Rita MacNeil.
Author Lawrence Hill, Singer-songwriter Paul Anka, Comic Jimmy Fallon, Singer-songwriter Adele 04/16/2013
Tuesday, April 16 2013 04:00 AM
Writer Lawrence Hill on his new book, "Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book." Singer-songwriter Paul Anka on his revealing memoir, "My Way." Q's 6th anniversary repeats with comic turned host Jimmy Fallon, and singer-songwriter Adele.
Rise of Arab women filmmakers, Baseball pitcher R.A. Dickey, Musician Ornette Coleman, Singer-songwriter Tom Waits 04/15/2013
Monday, April 15 2013 04:00 AM
Film festival program director Elhum Shakerifar on the rise of Arab women filmmakers. Baseball player R.A. Dickey on his memoir, "Wherever I Wind Up." Q's 6th anniversary repeats featuring jazz master Ornette Coleman and storied singer Tom Waits.
Singer-songwriter Ruth Moody, Actor Jason Priestley, Q's Media Panel, Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels 04/12/2013
Friday, April 12 2013 04:00 AM
Singer-songwriter Ruth Moody on her new album, "These Wilder Things." Actor Jason Priestley on David Mamet's controversial play "Race." Q's Media Panel on coverage of Margaret Thatcher and more. Rapper Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels on the glory of the 80s.
Thursday, April 11 2013 04:00 AM
Documentary filmmaker Debbie Lum on her latest, "Seeking Asian Female." Grammy-winning rockers Muse on their new album, "The 2nd Law." Sports writer Ken Campbell on "Selling the Dream," a book about the professionalization of Canadian minor hockey.
Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, Humour writer Kelly Oxford, The trouble with North Korean movie villains 04/10/2013
Wednesday, April 10 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas on AP's removal of "illegal immigrant" from usage. Calgarian and Twitter star Kelly Oxford on her new collection of essays. Critic Sandip Roy on why Hollywood should stop negatively depicting North Korean characters.
Tuesday, April 09 2013 04:00 AM
Hollywood star Debbie Reynolds on her memoir "Unsinkable." MMA fighter Georges St. Pierre on his memoir, "The Way of the Fight." Curator Michal Friedlander on an exhibit at Berlin's Jewish Museum that some are calling provocative and others voyeuristic.
Monday, April 08 2013 04:00 AM
Sex educator Marty Klein argues for teaching young people porn literacy. Writer and TV producer Rob Thomas on bringing back "Veronica Mars" via Kickstarter. Hyper-locavore and famous Danish chef Rene Redzepi.
Film critic Roger Ebert, Film critics on Ebert's legacy, Showrunner Glen Mazzara, Actor Jessica Paré 04/05/2013
Friday, April 05 2013 04:00 AM
Remembering acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert with an inspiring interview he did in Studio Q in 2011. Also, film critics discuss his legacy. Former Showrunner for TV's "The Walking Dead," Glen Mazzara. A check-in with "Mad Men" actor Jessica Paré.
"Pot czar" of Washington State, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Does Quebec TV need more Anglophones?, Torquil Campbell 04/04/2013
Thursday, April 04 2013 04:00 AM
Mark Kleiman, the newly-appointed head of Washington State's pot legalization efforts. Musical theatre icon Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. La Presse columnist Marc Cassivi on why Quebec TV needs more anglophones. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave.
The oil economy and Canadian democracy, Rockers Billy Talent, The genius of rapper Lil Wayne 04/03/2013
Wednesday, April 03 2013 04:00 AM
Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon argues that Canada's dependence on the oil sands is eroding Canadian democracy. Canadian rockers Billy Talent on their latest album, "Dead Silence." Journalist David Ramsey on platinum-selling rapper Lil Wayne as inspiration.
Tuesday, April 02 2013 04:00 AM
Author Bianca Bosker on the Chinese practice of "duplitecture." Journalist Libby Copeland and writer Jean Jennings on why the auto industry gets women wrong. Critic Stephen Metcalf on the rise of Brooklyn as a global brand.
Tuesday, April 02 2013 04:00 AM
Best of Q. Race and comedy in South Africa with journalist David Smith and comedian Trevor Noah. Oceanographer Robert Ballard on discovering famous wrecks like the Titanic. Tegan and Sara on their dance-pop-inspired album, "Heartthrob."
Indie-rockers Vampire Weekend, Pop star Cyndi Lauper, NYC version of Q's Media Panel, Comic David Cross, Actor Alan Alda 03/29/2013
Friday, March 29 2013 04:00 AM
Q in NYC! Indie stars Vampire Weekend on their upcoming album "Modern Vampires in the City." Pop icon Cyndi Lauper on her Broadway debut. NYC version of Q's Media Panel. Comic David Cross on the return of "Arrested Development." Veteran actor Alan Alda.
Thursday, March 28 2013 04:00 AM
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on her new book "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead." Soul singer Charles Bradley, aka "The Screaming Eagle of Soul," on his latest record, "Victim of Love." A Q debate: Is social chivalry inherently sexist?
Wednesday, March 27 2013 04:00 AM
Ottawa Citizen's Andrew Potter on why hazing and initiation rites have their virtues. Mercury Prize winning UK band ALT-J on their album "An Awesome Wave." 17 year-old whiz kid Nick D'Aloisio on his Summly news app.
Is the ivory tower too leftist?, French alt-dance band Phoenix, Is the Hashtag ruining English? 03/26/2013
Tuesday, March 26 2013 04:00 AM
UBC sociologist Neil Gross on his study looking at the supposed liberal bias in academia and discovered it to be true. French pop-rock band Phoenix on their new album Bankrupt! Linguist Ben Zimmer on the increasing popularity of the hashtag.
A takedown of the personal finance industry, Rock heroines HEART, Q's Sports Culture Panel 03/25/2013
Monday, March 25 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Helaine Olen on her new book, "Pound Foolish", a takedown of the personal finance industry. Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson from the pioneering rock band Heart.Q's Sports Culture Panel with broadcaster Scott Russell and writer Stephen Brunt.
Post-punk band Savages, Misuse of "bully," Comedian Sandra Bernhard, Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki, Elvira Kurt 03/22/2013
Friday, March 22 2013 04:00 AM
Post-punk band Savages. Author Emily Bazelon on misuse of "bully." Comedian Sandra Bernhard. Doc-maker Andrew Jarecki on correcting the impression left in his 2003 Oscar-nominated film "Capturing the Friedmans." Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.
Steubenville coverage and rape culture, Scottish band CHVRCHES, Photographer Indrani, Torquil Campbell 03/21/2013
Thursday, March 21 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Rachel Giese on the backlash to media coverage of the Steubenville rape convictions. Scottish buzz band CHVRCHES. Artist Indrani on her partnership with fashion/ celeb photographer Markus and their book, ICONS. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave.
Wednesday, March 20 2013 04:00 AM
Ten years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, journalist Jonathan Landay on what's changed in the media landscape since then. A rare interview with Invisible Children's Jason Russell. Fitness guru Harley Pasternak on celebrity diet fads.
Tuesday, March 19 2013 04:00 AM
Writer Camille Dodero on the death of alt weekly the Boston Phoenix. Westboro Baptist Church defectors and the organizer of the Jewlicious festival on their unlikely friendship. Tech columnist Clive Thompson on why young people are leaving Facebook.
Monday, March 18 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Marin Cogan on Netflix's "House of Cards" and the seductresses stereotype of female reporters. MMA's Fallon Fox on the controversy she's faced after revealing she's a trans woman. Author Andrew Kaufman on why we need to invent new words.
Friday, March 15 2013 04:00 AM
Friday Live performance by Trio Fibonacci. Guardian tech writer Charles Arthur on the Google Glass. Salon's Andrew Leonard on 3-D printing and its relation to guns. Q's Media Panel talks media coverage of the papal conclave and the death of Hugo Chavez.
Thursday, March 14 2013 04:00 AM
Ethicist Brian Earp on his research into anti-love and love drugs. Author James Lasdun on his memoir "Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked." HiddenMenu.com's Kathrina Manalac on the rise of secret menus. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave.
Wednesday, March 13 2013 04:00 AM
Journalist Jennifer Collins and the Berlin Wall Memorial's Axel Klausmeier on the controversial Berlin Wall demolition. Actor Timothy Olyphant on playing the hero in the TV series “Justified.” Lego artist Nathan Sawaya on taking Legos out of the realm of
Racial diversity and The Bachelorette, Singer-songwriter Hayden, Massachusetts state song controversy 03/12/2013
Tuesday, March 12 2013 04:00 AM
Dr. Misee Harris on why she wants to be the first African-American Bachelorette and media critic Eric Deggans on racial diversity and the broader culture of television romance. Singer-songwriter Hayden on his new album, "Us Alone." A look at the controver
Monday, March 11 2013 04:00 AM
In light of marijuana's legalization in several U.S. states, Mother Jones writer Josh Harkinson looks at the issue of testing pot smokers who drive while high. British award-winning pop singer-songwriter Kate Nash performs from her latest album "Girl Talk
Friday, March 08 2013 05:00 AM
Friday Live performance from Montreal singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk. Comic actress Mary Walsh on her theatre show, “Dancing With Rage.” “Kids in the Hall” comedian and filmmaker Bruce McCulloch on his personal one-man show, “Young Drunk Punk.”
Thursday, March 07 2013 05:00 AM
Dave Bidini, Charlie Angus and Brian Edwards remember the late great Stompin’ Tom Connors. Actor Zach Braff on co-starring in the new Disney movie, “Oz the Great and Powerful.”
Wednesday, March 06 2013 05:00 AM
Multi-talented actor and singer Mandy Patinkin on playing Saul Berenson in the TV thriller “Homeland.” Director Simon Ennis on his comic documentary “Lunarcy” about people who are obsessed with the moon.
Taxing Violent Video Games, Food expert Eddie Huang, Jimi Hendrix’s Former Longtime Girlfriend (03/05/2013)
Tuesday, March 05 2013 05:00 AM
Connecticut State Representative Debralee Hovey proposes a special tax on violent video games and explains why. Texan psychologist and videogame expert Christopher Ferguson counters. Taiwanese-American chef and restauranteur Eddie Huang on his memoir “Fre
Monday, March 04 2013 05:00 AM
Journalist and a social media strategist for National Public Radio, Andy Carvin on his efforts to determine what is fact on Twitter. Adam Goldman, the creator of the popular online series, "The Outs." Award-winning, rising actor Marc-Andre Grondin, now st
Musician Daniel Romano, Rabbi Susan Silverman, Q's Media Panel, Author John Schwartz, Cultural Hall of Shame 03/01/2013
Friday, March 01 2013 05:00 AM
Musician Daniel Romano on his third album, "Come Cry with Me." Rabbi Susan Silverman on being detained by Israeli authorities. Q's Media Panel, with Toronto Star's John Cruickshank, the National Post's Jonathan Kay, and founder of Rabble.ca Judy Rebick.
Thursday, February 28 2013 05:00 AM
Giorgi Gogia, from Human Rights Watch, on how a novel about a friendship between two Azerbaijani men and their Armenian neighbours made the author a target in his own country. Legendary Canadian comedian Martin Short on his life, career and unique role pr
Diversity and Vienna's Philharmonic Orchestra, Tennis star Rebecca Marino, Return Our Banksy! 02/27/2013
Wednesday, February 27 2013 05:00 AM
Composer William Osborne on diversity and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Rising Canadian Tennis star Rebecca Marino on her recent decision to retire from her sport at 22 years-old, citing a long-term battle with depression and online bullying. North L
Cultural Resurgence of Mussolini in Italy, singer-songwriter Josh Groban, Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay 02/26/2013
Tuesday, February 26 2013 05:00 AM
In the aftermath of the Italian election, we explore the cultural resurgence of Benito Mussolini, who now adorns calendars and T-shirts in Italy. Multi-platinum singer and actor Josh Groban on his latest album, "All that Echoes." Canadian filmmaker, Jean-
Monday, February 25 2013 05:00 AM
Guardian journalist, James Ball, on the newly discovered software that is drawing the ire of civil liberty groups, 'Rapid Information Overlay Technology.' Reactions to last night's Oscars with the Globe and Mail's Johanna Schneller, Macleans' Brian D. Joh
Folk musician Rachel Sermanni, Tweets from the dead, Singer-songwriter Michael Bolton, Historical accuracy in film, Cultural Hall of Shame 02/22/2013
Friday, February 22 2013 05:00 AM
Up-and-coming folk singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni on her forthcoming debut record, "Under Mountains." Co-creator of "The Tweet Hereafter," Jamie Forrest, on collecting the tweets of famous dead people and featuring them on the internet. Chart-topper Mi
Evangelicals and homophobia in Uganda, Indigo Girls, Burial of "the ugliest woman in the world" 2/21/2013
Thursday, February 21 2013 05:00 AM
Fillmmaker Roger Ross Williams on his new documentary, "God Loves Uganda," examining the influence American evangelical groups have on the hate-filled climate for gay people in Uganda. Long-running folk rock duo Indigo Girls perform live from their latest
The Teen Brain, Country musician Tim McGraw, Filmmaker Megumi Sasaki on "Herb and Dorothy" 2/20/2013
Wednesday, February 20 2013 05:00 AM
Journalist Jennifer Senior on how our adult lives are shaped by our high school experiences. Bestselling country music star Tim McGraw drops by with his new album, "Two Lanes of Freedom." Director Megumi Sasaki and subject Dorothy Vogel on the popular doc
Tuesday, February 19 2013 05:00 AM
Stanford professor and Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng on MOOCs as education game-changers. Americana musician Josh Ritter performs live from his forthcoming album, "The Beast in Its Tracks." U.K. food author and broadcaster Nigella Lawson on her latest coo
Musician Sarah Neufeld, Canada Reads winners, Q's Media Panel, Where Chefs Eat, Cultural Hall of Shame 2/15/2013
Friday, February 15 2013 05:00 AM
Arcade Fire's violinist, Sarah Neufeld, on her solo record, to be released later this year. Canada Reads 2013 winners, writer Lisa Moore and comedian Trent McClellan. Q's media panel, with Toronto Star's John Cruickshank, Huffington Post's Marni Soupcoff,
Thursday, February 14 2013 05:00 AM
Writer and comedian Josh Gondelman on his adventures buying fake online girlfriends. A Q debate: is Internet dating replacing commitment with choice? Plus, sex and relationship writer Josey Vogels on her latest book, Better Sex in No Time.
Wednesday, February 13 2013 05:00 AM
Guest host Jann Arden talks to American country singer Chely Wright about the impact of her disclosure that she is a lesbian. Plus, a performance by singer Jill Barber, whose new album Chansons interprets classic French songs from the 1940s, '50s and '60s
Tuesday, February 12 2013 05:00 AM
Guest host Jann Arden talks to Olympic gold medal snowboarder Ross Rebagliati about why he's opening a marijuana dispensary in Whistler, British Columbia. Plus, Phoebe Baker Hyde on her memoir, The Beauty Experiment.
Why working fewer hours makes sense, Marine biologist Edie Widder on finding a giant squid 2/11/2013
Monday, February 11 2013 05:00 AM
Anna Cootes, of the UK-based think tank The New Economics Foundation, on why fewer working hours makes economic, social and environment sense. Marine biolgist Edith Widder on the discovery and videotaping of a giant squid, the subject of a new Discovery C
Singer-songwriter Chloe Charles, Boy Scout ban on gay participants, The tale of Kim Dotcom, Chris Hadfield's musical debut! 2/8/2013
Friday, February 08 2013 05:00 AM
Toronto singer-songwriter Chloe Charles on her debut album, "Break the Balance." Twenty-one year-old activist Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who formed Scouts for Equality, on whether the Boy Scouts of America will lift their ban on openly gay Scouts and troo
Thursday, February 07 2013 05:00 AM
A feature chat with Milos Raonic on his Davis Cup successes and being a top-seeded player. Is modern wheat our enemy? A Q debate with Dr. William Davis, author of the bestselling diet book "Wheat Belly," and Timothy Caulfield, professor of health law and
Wednesday, February 06 2013 05:00 AM
Canadian film producer Robert Lantos on his pitch to have an all-Canadian film cable channel. Experimental indie duo Buke and Gase on their album "General Dome." Slate editor Dan Kois on Portand, Oregon's epic karaoke culture.
Wednesday, February 06 2013 05:00 AM
Rape crisis advocate Marcie Kaveney on her objection to ex-boxer Mike Tyson's guest-starring role on TV crime drama "Law and Order: SVU." Tyson was convicted of rape in 1992. Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl on his new documentary "Sound City." Ron Sexsm
Monday, February 04 2013 05:00 AM
Canadian women's hockey captain Hayley Wickenheiser on heading toward the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, one year from this week. Cissy Houston on her memoir, "Remembering Whitney: My Story of Love, Loss and The Night the Music Stopped." Q's Sports Cul
Rockers Arkells, Scientist Hendrik Poinar, Q's Media Panel, Blues singer Rita Chiarelli, Playwright Sky Gilbert, Actor John Migliore 2/1/2013
Friday, February 01 2013 05:00 AM
Q in Hamilton! Award-winning rockers Arkells perform from their latest album "Michigan Left." World-renowned geneticist Hendrik Poinar on de-extinction. Q's Media Panel, this week with National Post's Jonathan Kay, author Judy Rebick and Hamilton Spectato
Thursday, January 31 2013 05:00 AM
Grammy-winning pop musician Jason Mraz on his historic Myanmar/Burma concert. Punk singer-songwriter Greg Graffin of Bad Religion on the group's latest record, "True North." Veda Hille and Bill Richardson on their Craigslist-inspired musical, "Do You Want
Wednesday, January 30 2013 05:00 AM
Sadeq Saba from BBC's Persian service on the press crackdown occurring in Iran. Canadian hip hop artist k-os on his new double album, "BLack on BLonde." New Yorker TV critic Emily Nussbaum on the end of NBC's "30 Rock" and the legacy of Tina Fey's charact
Tuesday, January 29 2013 05:00 AM
Indiewire.com film critic Matt Singer defends January movies, even though it's become conventional wisdom that January is a terrible month for film. Twin sister musical duo Tegan and Sara on their new album “Heartthrob.” Digital humanities scholar Ryan Co
"The Taliban of Timbuktu", Is Tipping Bad for the Restaurant Industry?, Q's Sports Culture Panel 1/28/2013
Monday, January 28 2013 05:00 AM
Author and professor Karima Bennoune on the devastating cultural impact of militant Islamists in Northern Mali. Q debate on whether tipping hurts the restaurant industry with veteran restaurateur Bruce McAdams and Steve Dublanica, of the popular "Waiter R
UK rockers Palma Violets, Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Prince Harry's War, Professionalization of Minor Hockey, Cultural Hall of Shame 1/25/2013
Friday, January 25 2013 05:00 AM
Rising UK rockers Palma Violets on their album "180." Astronaut Chris Hadfield from space! Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins on Prince Harry's admission to killing in the line of duty and the role of celebrity to promote military efforts. Sports writer K
Bolshoi Ballet attack, Self-help author Timothy Ferriss, Graphic designer Rosea Lake, Rant or Rave 1/24/2013
Thursday, January 24 2013 05:00 AM
Journalist Ellen Barry on the violent attack against the artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet. Popular self-help author Tim Ferriss on his latest book, "The 4-Hour Chef." Young graphic designer Rosea Lake on how her high school art project "Judgme
Wednesday, January 23 2013 05:00 AM
Hungarian-born, U.K. poet George Szirtes on how an ultra-nationalist cultural revolution is sweeping his homeland. A Q debate with blogger Danielle Smith and author Jessica Porter on the increasing use of the acronym MILF. Halifax musician Ben Caplan on h
British Columbia's declining entertainment production industry, Composer Mychael Danna, Actor Ricky Sekhon 01/22/2013
Tuesday, January 22 2013 05:00 AM
Once one of the continent's busiest film and TV production locations, producer Wayne Bennett explains why British Columbia needs help. Golden Globe winning soundtrack composer Mychael Danna on "Life of Pi." "Zero Dark Thirty" actor Ricky Sekhon on the sur
Monday, January 21 2013 05:00 AM
Q's sports culture panel, with Toronto Star's Mary Ormsby and author Dave Bidini, reacts to Lance Armstrong's confession and the strange case of football star Manti T'eo. Filmmaker Sarah Polley on her award-winning documentary, "Stories We Tell." A look
Guitar virtuoso Paco Pena, The Atlantic's advertorial controversy, Q's Media Panel, Actor Dustin Hoffman, Cultural Hall of Shame 1/18/2013
Friday, January 18 2013 05:00 AM
Flamenco guitar legend Paco Pena performs live. Poynter Institute's Jeff Sonderman on The Atlantic's controversial "advertorial", sponsored by The Church of Scientology. Q's media panel with rabble.ca's Judy Rebick, the Toronto Star's John Cruickshank, an
Islamophobia in American Film and TV, Exposing online trolls, Jodie Foster's Golden Globes speech, Rant or Rave 01/17/2013
Thursday, January 17 2013 05:00 AM
With victories for "Zero Dark Thirty," "Argo," and TV's "Homeland," Guardian journalist Rachel Shabi calls awards season a win for Islamophobia. Should we expose online trolls? A Q debate with UK online magazine editor Milo Yiannopoulos and Kate Miltner o
Wednesday, January 16 2013 05:00 AM
Sportswriter Juliet Macur on what's led to this week's upcoming surprise interview between Oprah Winfrey and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Senior film critic David Thomson on his book "The Big Screen." Is it time to resurrect chivalry? A Q debate wit
Pop musicians and pop endorsements, Environmental activist Mark Lynas, Is Facebook increasing loneliness? 01/15/2013
Tuesday, January 15 2013 05:00 AM
Food columnist Mark Bittman on why he's mad at Beyoncé and other pop musicians who endorse soft drinks. Environmental activist Mark Lynas on his about face on the issue of genetically modified foods, and the fallout he met with. Giles Slade, author of "Th
Monday, January 14 2013 05:00 AM
Essayist Katie Roiphe on her collection, In Praise of Messy Lives; A look at the rise in South Africa's comedy scene, including a conversation with stand-up comic Trevor Noah; Q's Sports Culture Panel, today with journalists Dave Bidini and Scott Russell.
Friday, January 11 2013 05:00 AM
Whitehorse plays live from their latest album, The Fate of the World Depends on this Kiss; Montreal filmmaker Ariel Nasr on his Oscar-nominated short film, Buzkashi Boys; Actor Garrett Hedlund and director Walter Salles on their adaptation of the classic
Passwords don't matter, Actor Javier Bardem, Chef April Bloomfield, Paris' underground art movement 01/04/2013
Friday, January 04 2013 05:00 AM
Jim Brown guest hosts. Mathew Honan of Wired on why passwords don't necessarily protect you. Actor Javier Bardem on the documentary "Sons of the Clouds." New British cooking, with celebrated chef April Bloomfield. Journalist Jon Lackman on UX, a subterr