QCan Australian comic Wil Anderson win over North America?Jul 21, 2015 | 16:58Comedian Wil Anderson joins Shad to discuss going global, and whether the humour that works down under translates for the true north.
QFood columnist Mark Bittman, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, Scaachi goes Mermaid, comedian Wil Anderson. 07/21/2015Jul 21, 2015 | 1:16:07Why Mark Bittman has a bone to pick with our broken food system. Jose Antonio Vargas on MTV's 'White People' and reframing the conversation about race. Scaachi Koul dives into Mermaid School. Australian comic Wil Anderson on winning over North America.
QAre you ready to enter your favourite movies?Jul 20, 2015 | 14:46Forget 3D glasses, Félix Lajeunesse says movie-goers of the near future will enjoy an even more immersive experience thanks to virtual reality headsets.
QBetroffenheit stages "stuckness" and the shape of griefJul 20, 2015 | 24:33Jonathon Young and Crystal Pite on Betroffenheit, a theatre and dance performance that depicts the mental state one enters following tragedy.
QVirtual reality movies. Rachel Sermanni's cosmic new album. The physicality of grief. 07/20/2015Jul 20, 2015 | 1:15:23Félix Lajeunesse on a virtual reality experience for movie goers. Scottish musician Rachel Sermanni performs and discusses her new album Tied to the Moon. Jonathan Young and Crystal Pine mix theatre and dance to show how trauma takes hold of the body.
QRisking it all to bring music back to AfghanistanJul 17, 2015 | 19:07Ahmad Sarmast, creator of Afghanistan's first national symphony orchestra and music school, on reviving the country's rich musical tradition.
QSaving music in Afghanistan, Miguel performs, is U2 good or bad? 07/17/2015Jul 17, 2015 | 1:15:26Meet the musician risking it all to bring music back to Afghanistan. Miguel performs from his seductive new album, Wildheart, and reflects on the line between sexy and sensational. q's patently polarizing Good or Bad debates. On trial this time: U2.
QShould we really be connecting with our babies — via Wi-Fi ?Jul 16, 2015 | 14:15Laura June comments on the growing popularity of digital baby monitoring equipment and what it says about our nervous parenting culture.
QParks and Rec's Aziz Ansari, Skratch Bastid and The Afiara Quartet, the internet of babies 07/16/2015Jul 16, 2015 | 1:15:19Aziz Ansari on Modern Romance and why it's easier to meet but harder to connect. Skratch Bastid and The Afiara Quartet blend scratch and strings. Plus, should we really be connecting with our babies — via Wi-Fi ? Laura June on the internet of babies.
QShad: Can we savour our selections when there's so much choice?Jul 16, 2015 | 2:41Shad winds down the week with a reflection on the paradox of choice. Have we cultivated the illusion that if we choose wisely, we can have it all?