QThe Wire vs. Baltimore: Can fiction help us understand real-world crisis?Apr 30, 2015 | 16:08Cultural critic Alyssa Rosenberg on how The Wire is shaping the way we respond to the real-life crisis in Baltimore.
QThomas Vinterberg ponders fate in Far From the Madding CrowdApr 30, 2015 | 16:03Step aside, Katniss. Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg brings us the story of another strong-willed Everdeen who pre-dates the Hunger Games heroine.
QReading at dawn with q correspondent Nana Aba DuncanApr 30, 2015 | 5:25At our request, newly-minted q correspondent Nana Aba Duncan is reading first thing in the morning. Could this be a more widespread phenomenon?
QShad: Can art help forge a space for common ground?Apr 30, 2015 | 1:39Shad opens today's show with a nod to the people of Baltimore as protests against police violence spread beyond the Maryland city.
QMumford & Sons: We just needed to make something new, for usApr 29, 2015 | 20:14Band members Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall explain why the band know for its new folk sound decided to change direction.
QExactitudes photo series: "personal style" is a mythApr 28, 2015 | 18:14No one has a unique fashion style. That's the conclusion reached by Dutch photographer Ari Versluis and collaborator Ellie Uyttenbroek after 21 years of documenting street style around the world.
QMorgan Neville on the lasting impact of the Buckley-Vidal debatesApr 28, 2015 | 20:10In Best of Enemies, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the cultural impact of heated televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley.
QEx-Fugee Pras on why celebrities stormed Haiti's 2010 electionApr 28, 2015 | 26:08Former Fugee Pras joins Shad to discuss the documentary "Sweet Micky for President" and how the personal and political got conflated.
QJillian Tamaki on the angst of SuperMutant Magic AcademyApr 28, 2015 | 13:06Fresh off her prestigious Caldecott Medal, acclaimed illustrator Jillian Tamaki explains why she's drawn to characters teetering on the cusp of adulthood.
QJeet This Week: the sci-fi boys club strikes backApr 28, 2015 | 5:50A vocal block of anti-diversity sci-fi fans have organized to control the nominations for this year's prestigious Hugo Awards. Jeet Heer weighs in on why it matters.
QMavis Staples on the soundtrack of the civil rights eraApr 27, 2015 | 43:50Legendary gospel/soul singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples on the intersection between her two passions.
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