Dec 31, 2012 | 1:07:46Q December 31, 2012 Audio
Q December 31, 2012 Dec 31, 2012 | 1:07:46Best of Q. Author Cheryl Strayed on her bestselling memoir "Wild." English folk rockers Mumford and Sons on their sophomore album, "Babel." How Millennials are changing workplace culture with "Millennial Momentum" co-author Morley Winograd.
Dec 28, 2012 | 1:43:00Q December 28, 2012 Audio
Q December 28, 2012 Dec 28, 2012 | 1:43:00Best of Q. Widow Carol Blue on Christopher Hitchens' recently published collection of essays "Mortality." Electro-rocker Metric on their album "Synthetica." Q Debate on whether classical music culture needs to modernize with Richard Dare, CEO of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and conductor Bramwell Tovey of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Musician Questlove on his foodie ventures.
Dec 27, 2012 | 1:14:06Q December 27, 2012 Audio
Q December 27, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 | 1:14:06Best of Q. High-profile Syrian filmmaker and festival organizer Orwa Nyrabia discusses his three-week ordeal in a Syrian prison. Mortician Caitlin Doughty on her online video series, "Ask a Mortician." Rising classical pianist Nicholas McCarthy, the first one-handed graduate of London's Royal College of Music.
Dec 26, 2012 | 1:13:35Q December 26, 2012 Audio
Q December 26, 2012 Dec 26, 2012 | 1:13:35Best of Q. Canadian humourist Rick Mercer on his book "A Nation Worth Ranting About." Mercury Prize-winning English band The xx on their sophomore record "Coexist." Stand-up comic Tig Notaro on her headline-generating "cancer set."
Dec 24, 2012 | 1:14:12Q December 24, 2012 Audio
Q December 24, 2012 Dec 24, 2012 | 1:14:12Best of Q. Are single-sex classrooms progressive or regressive? A Q Debate with education experts Dr. Mary Ladky and Dr. Lise Eliot. Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on his memoir "Total Recall." British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran on his album "Plus."
Dec 21, 2012 | 1:39:17Q December 21, 2012 Audio
Q December 21, 2012 Dec 21, 2012 | 1:39:17Q's great fruitcake debate - Delicious or disgusting? - with Hayden Crawford, of the Collin Street Bakery, and Barbara Bailey, of the "The Great Fruitcake Recycling Project." Q's Media Panel with Jonathan Kay of the National Post, rabble.ca's Judy Rebick, and The Toronto Star's John Cruickshank. Q's Culture Maker of the Year announced! Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame. Plus, Q's holiday tunes tradition.
Dec 20, 2012 | 1:12:05Q December 20, 2012 Audio
Q December 20, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 | 1:12:05Controversial Fox news commentator Bill O'Reilly. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino on his latest, "Django Unchained." Children's lit favourite Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel Handler) on his book "Who Could That Be at This Hour?"
Dec 19, 2012 | 1:11:11Q December 19, 2012 Audio
Q December 19, 2012 Dec 19, 2012 | 1:11:11Wall Street journal contributor Syed Zain Al-Mahmood on the aftermath of the Bangladesh factory fire that killed 112 garment workers, plus author and "ethical living" columnist Lucy Siegle on promoting ethical manufacturing. U.K. filmmaker Michael Apted on his latest film, "56 UP." Andrea Seigel on important life lessons from Reality TV.
Dec 18, 2012 | 1:14:26Q December 18, 2012 Audio
Q December 18, 2012 Dec 18, 2012 | 1:14:26Author and therapist Lori Gottlieb on why some therapists are rebranding themselves to appeal to clients who are looking to "buy a solution to a problem." Musician and singer-songwriter Beck on his latest project, a new album called "Song Reader" released exclusively as sheet music. "How to Be Danish" author Patrick Kingsley explains why Denmark is so culturally dynamic.
Dec 14, 2012 | 1:40:56Q December 14, 2012 Audio
Q December 14, 2012 Dec 14, 2012 | 1:40:56Singer-songwriter Jason Collett joined by musician Bahamas and duo Snowblink for a special collaborative Friday Live. Style writer Karen von Hahn on the mysterious fashion trend that is "meggings". Celebrity photographer Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri. Judith Martin (aka Miss Manners) on the decline of the dinner party. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.
Dec 13, 2012 | 1:12:53Q MOMA's video games, Michael C. Hall, Nanette Vonnegut 12/13/12 Audio
Q MOMA's video games, Michael C. Hall, Nanette Vonnegut 12/13/12 Dec 13, 2012 | 1:12:53A look at MOMA's controversial inclusion of 10 video games. Michael C. Hall, star of the popular Showtime series Dexter, on portraying one of TV's most compelling and morally ambivalent characters. Nanette Vonnegut, daughter of the late American author Kurt Vonnegut, on a new collection of his fiction, We Are What We Pretend To Be: The First and Last Works.
Dec 12, 2012 | 1:09:36Q Austin Wintory, Kathleen Hanna, Miriam Margolyes 12/12/12 Audio
Q Austin Wintory, Kathleen Hanna, Miriam Margolyes 12/12/12 Dec 12, 2012 | 1:09:36Austin Wintory on his Grammy-nominated video-game soundtrack. Activist and punk musician Kathleen Hanna of the bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre. Stage and screen actress Miriam Margolyes, best-known as Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter series, on her one-woman show, Dickens' Women.
Dec 11, 2012 | 1:14:48Q December 11, 2012 Audio