QMeet the professor who's becoming David BowieSep 2, 2015 | 19:09To understand a man, walk a mile in his shoes — and hair, and make-up. Cultural Studies professor Will Brooker on his year as David Bowie.
Qq's pop culture panel on the VMAs, beauty pageants and Wes CravenSep 2, 2015 | 22:24At issue today: What's behind the antics at the VMAs? Is a beauty pageant victory ever a win? What is Wes Craven's legacy?
QBecoming David Bowie, q pop culture panel, the case for saving VHS 09/02/2015Sep 2, 2015 | 1:16:10Professor Will Brooker explains why he's living like David Bowie for a year. q's pop culture panel weighs in on the VMAs, beauty pageants and horror master Wes Craven. Yale librarian David Gary makes the case for preserving B movies on VHS tape.
QAre pop stars helping or hurting the future of jazz?Sep 1, 2015 | 18:39Why would someone like Lady Gaga, who has been at the top of the charts, turn to a genre that's steadily been heading off of them?
QRemembering Oliver Sacks, the truth about dolphins, the future of jazz 09/01/15Sep 1, 2015 | 1:14:58Lawrence Weschler on his friend, the late Oliver Sacks. 'Voices in the Ocean' author Susan Casey on the truth about dolphins. Jazz singer Jill Barber and journalist Soraya Nadia McDonald on pop stars who try on jazz and what it means for the genre.
QScottish comedian Billy Connolly, the cult of Sherlock Holmes, 'Listen to Me Marlon'Aug 31, 2015 | 1:15:49Scottish comedian Billy Connolly on "gettin' on with it" when all goes wrong. 'The Great Detective' author Zach Dundas on the timeless appeal of the immortal Sherlock Holmes. Filmmaker Stevan Riley on 'Listen to Me Marlon' and the layers of Marlon Brando.
QTracy Daugherty on his new Joan Didion biographyAug 28, 2015 | 24:21Guest host Gill Deacon speaks to Tracy Daugherty about his new biography of the incisive and influential American novelist, journalist, and memoirist Joan Didion.
QThe mystery of the missing ruby slippersAug 28, 2015 | 11:59Guest host Gill Deacon talks with documentarian Morgan White about the still-unsolved theft of Dorothy's ruby slippers from the Judy Garland Museum.