QShould we get used to reading serious literature on smartphones?Jul 6, 2015 | 17:11Clive Thompson, who just read War and Peace on his iPhone, on whether massive texts and the latest tech work well together.
QThe Wrecking Crew: Meet the unsung heroes of 1960s classicsJul 6, 2015 | 24:37You've heard their spirit-lifting talent, but you probably don't know their names. Filmmaker Denny Tedesco peels back the layers of a buried story.
QSerious literature on smartphones, The Wrecking Crew, making TV in Afghanistan 07/06/2015Jul 6, 2015 | 1:16:16Candy Palmater guest hosts. Clive Thompson on how to read serious literature on smartphones. Denny Tedesco tells the story of The Wrecking Crew, unsung musicians behind major '60s hits. Trudi-Ann Tierney on the drama of making soap operas in Afghanistan.
QMaya Forbes on the true story behind Infinitely Polar BearJul 3, 2015 | 20:17Filmmaker Maya Forbes on what it was like to grow up with a bipolar father, and why she's revisiting her past through fiction.
QThe Wooden Sky gifts beautiful music to an ugly worldJul 3, 2015 | 22:50Toronto folk-rockers The Wooden Sky perform from Let's Be Ready and share how they keep looking up when tough things are going down.
QThe Wooden Sky performs, handsome gorilla meme, filmmaker Maya Forbes, humorist C.D. Rose 07/03/2015Jul 3, 2015 | 1:18:04Talia Schlanger guest hosts. Toronto folk-rockers The Wooden Sky perform live. We probe our obsession with Japanese quirkiness. Maya Forbes mines her bittersweet childhood for “Infinitely Polar Bear”. And humorist C.D. Rose shares list of literary losers.
QComic Greg Proops, Fun frontman Nate Ruess, laughter yoga, Redhead champ Shawn Hitchins 07/02/2015Jul 2, 2015 | 1:13:08Comic/podcaster Greg Proops on things all grownups should know. Fun frontman Nate Ruess performs from Grand Romantic and talks about going solo. Scaachi Koul tried laughter yoga. Comedian Shawn Hitchins ignites red hot passion with Ginger Pride crusade.
QDaredevil Will Gadd, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Geek champion Sam Maggs 07/01/2015Jul 1, 2015 | 1:17:02It's a Canada Day encore bouquet! Meet daredevil Will Gadd, the man who climbed Niagara Falls. Buffy Sainte-Marie on Power in the Blood and the power of politically-charged songs. Why seasoned fangirl Sam Maggs is urging more girls to go full geek.