Q'Grim Sleeper' documentary, Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, Ugly Sweaters unravelled 12/23/2014Dec 23, 2014 | 1:16:20Tales of the Grim Sleeper director Nick Broomfield on the missing and murdered women on LA. Supertramp's Roger Hodgson on re-releasing seminal record Crime of the Century. Plus, Megan Garber on how the ugly Christmas sweater lost its ironic edge.
QRent in Cuba, rising conductor Elim Chan, Hollywood's sequel problem, Jingle Bell junkies 12/22/2014Dec 22, 2014 | 1:18:45Andy Señor Jr. and Ilan Stavans on how Rent's run in Cuba sets stage for change. Elim Chan on how conductors conjure musical magic. Mark Harris slams Hollywood's sequel obsession. Filmmaker Mitchell Kezin on his new film about Christmas album collectors.
QThe Interview canned, Stephen Colbert sans Report, Indigenous gaming, Buck 65 performs 12/19/2014Dec 19, 2014 | 1:43:41Film critic Amy Nicholson says pulling Rogen/Franco comedy The Interview sets an "alarming" precedent. Sophia McClennen on Stephen Colbert's post-Report . Never Alone video game illuminates Indigenous Alaskan lore. Buck 65 performs live from Neverlove.
QFlipsyde's Piper Ferreira, John Darnielle's debut novel, Talya Lavie on Zero Motivation 12/18/2014Dec 18, 2014 | 1:16:30Hip hop artist-turned-policeman Jinho "the Piper" Ferreira shares 17 perspectives on one police shooting. The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle pens debut novel, Wolf in a White Van. Israeli director Talya Lavie on her surprise hit film, Zero Motivation.
QKatherine Waterston on her role in the new film Inherent Vice. Kevin Howes on the compilation album Native North America. A new radio drama about life in a refugee camp. 12/17/2014Dec 17, 2014 | 1:11:45Katherine Waterston talks about working with Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix in the new film Inherent Vice. Kevin Howes on the compilation album Native North America. Plus, Charlotte Eagar on new radio drama about life in a refugee camp.
QWeaponizing Cuban hip hop, anthropologist on Anonymous, Santa Claus off-season 12/16/2014Dec 16, 2014 | 1:03:26AP editor Trish Wilson on USAID's attempt to infiltrate Cuba's hip hop music scene. Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman takes an in-depth look at hacker collective Anonymous.Tommy Avallone on his new documentary about professional Santas: I Am Santa Claus.
QWeaponizing Cuban hip hop, anthropologist on Anonymous, Santa Claus off-season 12/16/2014Dec 16, 2014 | 1:18:37AP editor Trish Wilson on USAID's attempt to infiltrate Cuba's hip hop music scene. Anthropologist Gabriella Coleman takes an in-depth look at hacker collective Anonymous.Tommy Avallone on his new documentary about professional Santas: I Am Santa Claus.
QSir Paul McCartney, Bill Cosby controversy, Q Sports Panel 12/15/2014Dec 15, 2014 | 1:18:22In a Canadian exclusive interview, Sir Paul McCartney talks about his first musical foray into video games. Can we separate the artist from the art? Two cultural observers debate. Plus, the Q sports panel discusses the latest headlines to make waves.
QLumbersexual chic, Life Parterns director, Howard the Duck, The Pack A.D. 12/12/2014Dec 12, 2014 | 1:43:25What the rise of the "lumbersexual" says about modern urban masculinity. Life Partners director Susanna Fogel on what happens when your best friend breaks your heart. Comic artist Steve Murray re-hatches Marvel's Howard the Duck. The Pack A.D. perform.
QAdvanced Style celebrates senior fashionistas, Timber Timbre performs, moving movie theatres 12/11/2014Dec 11, 2014 | 1:16:42Photographer Ari Seth Cohen and model Joyce Carpati on the beauty of aging creatively. Timber Timbre perform live from their haunting new record, Hot Dreams. Film critic Brooks Barnes on why theatres are literally shaking up the movie-watching experience.
QRepublic of Doyle's Allan Hawco, Witness Blanket, Bill Nye the Science Guy 12/10/2014Dec 10, 2014 | 1:16:05In the lead up to the Republic of Doyle finale, Allan Hawco reflects on his time as Jake Doyle. Carey Newman's Witness Blanket weaves healing and history from Residential School fragments. Bill Nye "The Science Guy" on the undeniable science of evolution.
QRogue reporter targets tabloids, Jennifer Castles performs, High Maintenance web series 09/12/2014Dec 9, 2014 | 1:16:33One Rogue Reporter, Rich Peppiatt, turns the tables on British tabloids. Toronto artist Jennifer Castle performs from Pink City. High Maintenance creators Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld roll a tight web series about pot smokers.
QPun control in China, discussion panel on sexual violence, Transgender Parents 12/08/2014Dec 8, 2014 | 1:15:38Journalist Nikhil Sonnad on what triggered China's ban on puns and wordplay. Discussion panel: Can the dialogue around sexual assault lead to broader change? Plus, Montreal filmmaker Rémy Huberdeau on his documentary Transgender Parents.
QCorner Gas' Brent Butt, Jean-Marc Vallée, H. Jon Benjamin, The Weather Station 01/05/2014Dec 5, 2014 | 1:43:39Brent Butt on returning to Dog River for Corner Gas: The Movie. Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallée on Wild and the beauty of imperfection. H. Jon Benjamin on giving voice to Archer and Bob Belcher. Tamara Lindeman a.k.a. The Weather Station performs live.
QStoryCorps's David Isay, Mick Fleetwood, architect Daniel Libeskind 12/04/2014Dec 4, 2014 | 1:16:48StoryCorps founder David Isay on the power of listening and celebrating ordinary lives. Mick Fleetwood on his storied career and new memoir, Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac. Renowned architect Daniel Libeskind on designing buildings with spirit.