Dec 9, 2011 | 1:40:50Q December 9, 2011 Audio
Q December 9, 2011 Dec 9, 2011 | 1:40:50Q's "Unzipped" fashion series continues with a look at the dangerous process of making "distressed" looking jeans. Pianist and singer Tori Amos on her new album, "Night of Hunters." Filmmaker Werner Herzog talks about his latest documentary, "Into the Abyss." And, from yesterday's Gould Show -- a live collaboration with Bon Iver and The National.
Dec 8, 2011 | 1:11:58Q December 8, 2011 Audio
Q December 8, 2011 Dec 8, 2011 | 1:11:58Live from the Glenn Gould Studio with Brooklyn-based indie stars The National. Plus, a new approach to World Records. Also, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon sets the record straight on the Grammy Awards and celebrity chef Chuck Hughes.
Dec 7, 2011 | 1:14:32Q December 7, 2011 Audio
Q December 7, 2011 Dec 7, 2011 | 1:14:32Tech writer Farhad Manjoo on software that tracks everything you do on your mobile device. Australian actor Geoffrey Rush, of "The King's Speech" and "Shakespeare in Love," on his latest role in the drama, "Eye of the Storm." And "Bronies" - adult men obsessed with My Little Pony.
Dec 6, 2011 | 1:13:34Q December 6, 2011 Audio
Q December 6, 2011 Dec 6, 2011 | 1:13:34The authors of "I Want My MTV," a new, oral history of the music network, discuss MTV's cultural influence. Canadian singer-songwriter Murray McLauchlan performs from his new album, "Human Writes." TV legend Regis Philbin talks about his new memoir, "How I Got This Way."
Dec 5, 2011 | 1:13:36Q December 5, 2011 Audio
Q December 5, 2011 Dec 5, 2011 | 1:13:36Canadian-born entertainment impresario Michael Cohl, on bringing Spiderman to Broadway and making it work. Comedian, singer and showman Martin Short. Plus, Q's Sports Culture panel reconvenes.
Dec 2, 2011 | 1:13:20Q December 1, 2011 Audio
Q December 1, 2011 Dec 2, 2011 | 1:13:20Supreme Court TV? Adam Liptak, a reporter who covers the U.S. Supreme Court for the New York Times, joins us to discuss why cameras in the top court won’t work. Grammy Award-winning blues-rock duo The Black Keys discuss their new Danger Mouse produced album, “El Camino” and whether the celebrated indie buzz band has its eyes set on mainstream success. Quebec filmmaker Jean Marc Vallee on his latest film, "Cafe De Flore" - an artful meditation on the tension between devotion and romantic notions and how music can bridge between those two things.
Dec 2, 2011 | 1:39:51Q December 2, 2011 Audio
Q December 2, 2011 Dec 2, 2011 | 1:39:51Super model Coco Rocha joins us for a feature chat to talk about her new fashion line, one that benefits young women in Cambodia, and her qualms with fashion industry norms. The Q media panel reconvenes to discuss coverage of Attawapiskat and Mayor Ford’s cold shoulder towards the Toronto Star. Plus, our Friday Live guest is trio Elliott Brood, playing from their new album “Days Into Years.” And, Elvira’s Hall of Shame.
Nov 30, 2011 | 1:09:21Q November 30, 2011 Audio
Q November 30, 2011 Nov 30, 2011 | 1:09:21Do anti-bullying campaigns do more harm than good? Helene Guldberg and Edie Raether join us for a Q debate. Singer/songwriter Kathryn Calder (Immaculate Machine, The New Pornographers) stops by studio Q to perform songs from her latest solo effort "Bright and Vivid." John Mann, lead singer of folk-rock group Spirit of the West, tells us about his trip to Bulembu, Swaziland and the song that grew out of it. And, Torquil Campbell returns with another Rant or Rave.
Nov 29, 2011 | 1:12:34Q November 28, 2011 Audio
Q November 28, 2011 Nov 29, 2011 | 1:12:34Katy Katopodis discusses the new, highly contentious Protection of State Information act in South Africa, and why she thinks it threatens the country's hard-won democracy by potentially severely limiting the kind of stories journalists could legally report. Turner-prize winning artist Steve McQueen, and X-Men actor Michael Fassbender join us in Studio Q to talk about their latest cinematic collaboration "Shame." The Q Sports Culture panel weighs in on the Grey Cup and the CFL, a new collective bargaining agreement in the MLB and the offensive-defenseman in the NHL.
Nov 29, 2011 | 1:10:39Q November 29, 2011 Audio
Q November 29, 2011 Nov 29, 2011 | 1:10:39Gerry Gouveia was a first responder at the time of the Jonestown massacre, now he thinks that the site should be opened up for tourism. Saturday Night Live alumnus Darrell Hammond, known best for his impressions of Bill Clinton and Sean Connery, discusses his dark past in his new memoir "God, If You're Not Up There, I'm F*cked.” And, Jazz aficionado and Iranian dissident Ehsan Khoshbakht talks about his blog "Take the 'A' Train," which he uses to spread the jazz gospel as a voice for freedom inside his native country of Iran.
Nov 25, 2011 | 1:40:19Q November 25, 2011 Audio
Q November 25, 2011 Nov 25, 2011 | 1:40:19Does graffiti by the Sex Pistols deserve preservation as much as findings from the ancient world? Dr. John Schofield explains why he thinks so. Sex educator Jaclyn Friedman on her new book: "What You Really Really Want: A Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety." Concordia professor Justin Smith argues that the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardoning tradition in the U.S. is a dark parody of that country's approach to the death penalty. Our Friday Live guest is Bry Webb, formerly of the Constantines. And, Elvira’s Hall of Shame.
Nov 24, 2011 | 1:14:21Q November 24, 2011 Audio
Q November 24, 2011 Nov 24, 2011 | 1:14:21We talk to UK fashion critic Harriet Walker to explore why shock ads work when it comes to the fashion industry and whether it’s responsible to exploit very real political and religious divides to sell clothes. Grammy-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis discusses his forays into classical music, his recovery efforts in his hometown of New Orleans and more. Plus, Jane Leary on her open letter to former Penn State football assistant coach Mike McQueary.
Nov 23, 2011 | 1:10:09Q November 23, 2011 Audio
Q November 23, 2011 Nov 23, 2011 | 1:10:09Canada Reads 2012! We reveal the panelists and their "true stories" book selections. Einstein, Kissinger and now Steve Jobs. Former CNN CEO Walter Isaacson on his authorized biography of the founder of Apple. Carl Alderdice manages the only dry pub in England: ’the Brink.’ He discusses the reasons behind its success. And, Mio Adilman's Download Down Lo.
Nov 22, 2011 | 1:13:42Q November 22, 2011 Audio
Q November 22, 2011 Nov 22, 2011 | 1:13:42Kate Bush! The British musical icon talks to Jian in a Canadian broadcast exclusive interview, which covers everything from her musical start to her brand new record "50 Words for Snow." Plus, Tegan and Sara on their new live DVD/CD project "Get Along."
Nov 21, 2011 | 1:15:03Q November 21, 2011 Audio
Q November 21, 2011 Nov 21, 2011 | 1:15:03Natasha Lennard on why she "quit the mainstream media" when she came out in support of Occupy Wall Street, and why she thinks “objective” journalism is a myth. Chinese piano sensation Lang Lang on his “musical hero" Liszt, his educational endeavours and why he wants to bring classical music to a new generation. Plus, the Q Sports Culture Panel on Crosby's return, devout Christian QB Tim Tebow and FIFA’s denial of racism in soccer.