QCrowds on demand: Pulling the curtain back on a hidden PR tacticJul 30, 2015 | 19:18Adam Swart of Crowds On Demand joins Shad to discuss the little-known business of hiring crowds to hype up a political or commercial event.
QParker Posey feels reinvigorated by Irrational ManJul 30, 2015 | 19:02Actress Parker Posey talks to Shad about her long-running career playing eccentrics, and her latest role in the Woody Allen drama "Irrational Man."
QJoseph Boyden on the tough questions Canada must faceJul 29, 2015 | 19:00As the Pan-Am Games and Para Pan-Am Games put Canada under the spotlight, we ask: what are tough questions for which this nation should answer?
QCanada's overdue soul-searching, q pop culture panel, How Music Got Free 07/29/2015Jul 29, 2015 | 1:16:50Award-winning author Joseph Boyden on the issues that should horrify us as a nation. The q pop culture panel comments on Drake vs. Meek Mill, Hulk Hogan, and the new Seuss. Stephen Witt on a generation of pirates and 'How Music Got Free'.
QNY Mag writer who profiled Cosby accusers on collective disclosureJul 28, 2015 | 9:32New York Magazines Noreen Malone offers insight into her raw and revealing interviews with 35 women who say they were assaulted by Bill Cosby.
QBot or not: Can you tell between human and computer-generated poetry?Jul 28, 2015 | 14:16Australian researcher Oscar Schwartz on what computer-generated poetry can teach us about art and the nature of creativity.
QUnREAL turns camera on makers of reality TVJul 28, 2015 | 16:22They stay truth is stranger than fiction -- but what about fiction that reveals greater truths? Bachelor producer turned UnREAL creator weighs in.
QCelebrity ghostwriter Hilary Liftin, Bot vs. human poetry, profiling Cosby's accusers, Reality TV's secrets 07/28/2015Jul 28, 2015 | 1:16:21Ghostwriter Hilary Liftin pens faux-celebrity memoir, 'Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper'. How computers are writing convincingly human poetry. NY Mag's Noreen Malone on profiling Cosby's accusers. Former Bachelor producer taps Reality TV's secrets in UnREAL.
QDean Obeidallah launches first ever Muslim Funny FestJul 27, 2015 | 23:36Comedian and frequent political commentator Dean Obeidallah takes another swing at Islamophobia with a novel event in New York City.
QFrom old school to oldies: Which hip hop classics should be canonized?Jul 27, 2015 | 24:41As the hip hop generation of the '80s and '90s ages, new classics are on the rise. Shad checks in on what's making the canon, what isn't, and why?