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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Mike Pesca discuss the Iranian film About Elly, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goopy SNAP challenge, and movie trailers. Our sponsor this week is The Honest Company, featuring responsible and safe household products you can...

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The (in)sincerity of work wellness programs, David Shore on Battle Creek, Kids in the Hall alum 04/22/2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Debate: Is there a dark side to corporate wellness programs? House creator David Shore on his latest show Battle Creek and what TV gets wrong about male friendship. Plus, re-united Kids in the Hall Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch and Mark McKinney

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Sideshow Podcast: How to Get Billy Idol to Play Your Birthday Party for Free

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

It costs $50,000 to have Billy Idol appear at a private event, a 25-year-old working at a Seattle mall convinced the rock star to play his birthday party for free.
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Comic Aamer Rahman, digital detox experiment, Jon Ronson on public shaming, Fresh Off The Boat's Randall Park 04/21/2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Why comic Aamer Rahman doesn't think comedy changes anything. Social experiment columnist Scaachi Koul tries a digital detox. Jon Ronson on how public shaming took over the internet. Fresh Off The Boat star Randall Park on steering clear of stereotypes.

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New Year’s Resolution: Finding the Tools

Monday, April 20, 2015

April Update: Masters of a technology quickly become obsolete when the technology is scuttled — that's why I'm perfecting everything by hand.
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P. Manny crashes the Q News

Monday, April 20, 2015

Tune in for a special edition of the Q News featuring veteran news anchor Peter Mansbridge.

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Tanya Tagaq unleashes her wild, improvised sound

Monday, April 20, 2015

Polaris and Juno award-winning throat singer Tanya Tagaq performs live with Toronto's Element Choir and Jesse Zubot.

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Cue The New Q: Listen to the first official show with new host, Shad!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Shad kicks off the new Q with a fresh theme song by Bahamas, poet Shane Koyczan, pro podcaster Marc Maron, F---ed Up's Damian Abraham, throat singer Tanya Tagaq, Q sports panel, musical genius Chilly Gonzales. Plus, Elvira Kurt and Peter Mansbridge too!

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Elvira digs her claws into Japan's new cat paw-scented hand cream

Monday, April 20, 2015

A special Monday edition of Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.

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Q sports panel talks Aaron Hernandez and basketball vs. hockey

Monday, April 20, 2015

Q's sports panel — Sonali Karnick, Paul Riley, and Megan Greenwald — weigh in on the latest headlines rocking the sports world.

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Chilly Gonzales will school you with his mash-up masterclass

Monday, April 20, 2015

With an inimitable panache, Jason Beck — better known by his stage name Chilly Gonzales — brings ideas from pop music into the classical works he composes.

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Childfree adults speak up, Tomi Ungerer, Father John Misty, Richard Williams 04/17/2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Writer Meghan Daum on Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed, a book of essays about the still-taboo subject of living child-free. Plus: Cartoonist Tomi Ungerer on the art of subversion, Father John Misty performs, and Richard Williams on raising champions.

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Meghan Daum on changing the conversation about childless adults

Friday, April 17, 2015

Meghan Daum joins guest host Gill Deacon to discuss Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed, a 16 essay-collection exploring the stigma and stereotypes faced by men and women who choose not to have kids.

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"Ex Machina" Director Alex Garland Says, Love Your Robot

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Writer-director Alex Garland talks about his new movie and why sex with robots is fine by him.

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From Trailer Park Pups to Hollywood: How to Train a Four-Legged Star

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Here's what it took to get a cute, slobbery dog to play the tough guy in the new Hungarian film, "White God."

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Birds and Beats

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Ben Mirin is a Boston-area birdwatcher turned New York City beat boxer who combined his two passions to make a totally original sound.

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Sexy Robots

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sorting out the pros and cons of starting an intimate relationship with a robot.  

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O Brother, Where Art Thou Quiz Show?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

VIP: John Turturro

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"Ex Machina," Sexy Robots, & Four-Legged Stars

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Director Alex Garland on his new robot movie, “Ex Machina,” how composer Jeanine Tesori wrote her new Broadway hit, “Fun Home,” and training dogs for stardom.

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Inside Jeanine Tesori's "Fun Home”

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Composer Jeanine Tesori sits down at the piano and shows Kurt Andersen what it took to create the hit Broadway musical, "Fun Home."

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