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Playwright Daniel MacIvor, actor Thomas Lennon, Jeet this Week 3/11/2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Playwright Daniel MacIvor on his play, Cake and Dirt, an acidic take Toronto's upper class. Reno 911! star Thomas Lennon on his new sitcom, a re-boot of The Odd Couple. Q cultural critic Jeet Heer on what 50 Shades of Grey can teach us about economics.

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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Tobias Jesso Jr. vs. the World

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In 2012, Tobias Jesso Jr. got dumped, was hit by a car, and found out his mom had cancer. He went home, started writing songs, and everyone loved them, from Adele to Jimmy Fallon.
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Q

Director Robert Kenner, photographer Nigel Barker, Death Cab For Cutie 03/10/2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Director Robert Kenner on his documentary film Merchants of Doubt. Fashion photographer Nigel Barker on his book Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion. Indie-pop band Death Cab For Cutie performs from their album Kintsugi.

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Studio 360

Mel Brooks & "Anything Goes"

Monday, March 09, 2015

This special edition brings you all things Mel Brooks: the landmark recording "2,000 Year-Old Man," the musical that inspired his love of show business, and of course, the man himself. 
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Studio 360

21st Century Hip Hop's 15th Century Look

Monday, March 09, 2015

The Tumblr B4XVI's photo mashups show that Kanye West, Rick Ross, and Drake may be drawing inspiration from the Renaissance. 
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Q

Errol Morris, Pop culture in North Korea, Grafton Tyler Brown's lost paintings, Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley perform 02/09/2015

Monday, March 09, 2015

Acclaimed documentarian Errol Morris' new series on sports obsessives. Andy Greenberg on pop culture contraband in North Korea. Historian John Lutz on Grafton Tyler Brown's lost paintings. Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform!

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Love + Radio

The Living Room

Friday, March 06, 2015

Diane's new neighbors across the way never shut their curtains, and that was the beginning of an intimate, but very one-sided relationship.

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Love + Radio

The Living Room

Friday, March 06, 2015

Diane's new neighbors across the way never shut their curtains, and that was the beginning of an intimate, but very one-sided relationship.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 06, 2015

Fifty Shades of Hutt, a "Total Eclipse of the Heart" explainer, and classical music's chest-baring heartthrob win the internet this week.
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Q

Del Bel performs, the case against TV small talk, Q media panel, The Hunting Ground 02/06/2015

Friday, March 06, 2015

Southern Ontario's Del Bel performs from their dreamy debut album, Oneiric. Daniel Engber makes the case against TV small talk. The Q media panel reconvenes. Filmmaker Kirby Dick on new documentary about campus sexual assault, The Hunting Ground.

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Ask Me Another

Leggo My Lego

Thursday, March 05, 2015

LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya

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Studio 360

John Ridley’s “American Crime” Breaks the Mold of Crime Shows

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Ridley won an Oscar for writing “12 Years a Slave.” Now he’s back with a new series that takes a hard look at race and justice in the present.

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Studio 360

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock: A Conflicted Dude for a Conflicted Planet

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Isaac Brock on fundamentalism, mail-order music clubs, and UFOs. 

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Studio 360

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock, John Ridley’s “American Crime,” & Helen Oyeyemi

Thursday, March 05, 2015

On this week’s show, Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock; the creator of “American Crime;” and novelist Helen Oyeyemi.

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Studio 360

Will a Chinese “Saturday Night Live” Get Past the Censors?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

China is one of the world’s biggest markets for art and culture, but censors there still have the last word over what people get to see. Is freedom of expression coming?    

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Studio 360

This Is Not a Disney Story: Helen Oyeyemi Takes on Snow White

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The novelist Helen Oyeyemi deconstructs the Snow White story to find the real villain: a mirror that dictates the characters’ identities.  

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Studio 360

Creative New Year’s Resolutions: Raising Eyebrows

Thursday, March 05, 2015

One of our listeners has resolved to return to her first passion — reggae. She’s finding it more challenging than she expected.

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Studio 360

Grateful Dead Fans Flood USPS with Mail Art

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Hopeful Deadheads from all over send elaborate mail art to snag tickets to The Grateful Dead's farewell concert. 
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Studio 360

Creative New Year's Resolutions: Five Rules for Great Work

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

It’s been two months since I started my calligraphy adventure with Proverbs. I’ve decided to set myself some ground rules.
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Slate Culture Gabfest

There is No Wrong Way to Use a Margarita Pool Edition

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss FOX's new TV show The Last Man on Earth, Knausgaard's travel writing, and the fuss about the dress.

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