QDaniel Romano, gun culture, Joan Didion biographer, ruby slippers mystery 08/28/2015Aug 28, 2015 | 1:16:22Friday Live with Daniel Romano. AJ Somerset on the evolution of gun culture. Tracy Daugherty on his new Joan Didion biography The Last Love Song. Morgan White on the unsolved theft of Judy Garland's ruby slippers.
QThe Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, The Girl in the Spider's Web, Donnie Dumphy 08/27/2015Aug 27, 2015 | 1:15:38Carl-Johan Ehrlin and Tracey Ruiz on The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep. David Lagercrantz on The Girl in the Spider's Web. Leon Parsons and Nik Sexton on Donnie Dumphy: How To Be Deadly. Shad on the challenges of commitment.
QDan Savage on Ashley Madison, q pop culture panel, The Slants 08/26/2015Aug 26, 2015 | 1:15:49Dan Savage on the Ashley Madison hack and fallout. q pop culture panel on One Direction, the new David Foster Wallace biopic, and Taylor Swift vs. Miley Cyrus. The Slants' bassist Simon Tam on the band's battle to trademark their name.
QViral politics, Fat Mike, tranquility tanks, Russell Howard 08/25/2015Aug 25, 2015 | 1:15:34q's political panel on whether online virality translates to votes. Fat Mike on 25 years of Fat Wreck Chords. q experiment: are tranquility tanks actually relaxing? UK comic Russell Howard on crossing the pond.
QCoeur de Pirate, Michael Ironside, celebrity dog training 08/21/2015Aug 21, 2015 | 1:17:56Coeur de Pirate performs from her new album "Roses". Michael Ironside on "Turbo Kid" and the ethics of violence. Bill Berloni on training dogs for the stage and screen.
QNSA summer camps, music critic Jessica Hopper, Steve Jobs documentary, Indigenous comics 08/20/2015Aug 20, 2015 | 1:18:17NSA camps dedicated to teaching cyber security. Jessica Hopper on 20 years of music criticism. “The Man in the Machine” shines a light on Jobs' dark side. Hope Nicholson and David Cutler on what makes comics the perfect medium for Indigenous stories.
Qq pop culture panel, Blue Jays bandwagon hopping, Vine stardom 08/18/2015Aug 19, 2015 | 1:18:20q's pop culture panel on Straight Outta Compton, Sesame Street, and Jon Stewart's new gig. Stacey May Fowles on Toronto Blue Jays bandwagon-hopping. Logan Paul and Caroline Moss on Vine stardom.
QWelfare diets, Perez Hilton on Full House: the Musical, transgender battle rapper NoShame 08/17/2015Aug 18, 2015 | 1:18:06"Welfare diets" being embraced by the middle class. Perez Hilton on self-improvement and his role in Full House: The Musical. Jolie Drake a.k.a. NoShame on rap's struggles with trans and homophobia and on being the first transgender battle rapper.
QSexism in publishing, Paul Haggis on Show Me A Hero, building communities through design 08/17/2015Aug 17, 2015 | 1:18:15Writer Catherine Nichols and publishing insider Cynthia Good on sexism in the publishing world. Paul Haggis on the new HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero”. Joe Halligan from the architecture group "Assemble" on the role design plays in shaping a better world.
QEmpathy via unwinnable game, appreciation vs. appropriation, women's armpit hair returns 08/13/2015Aug 13, 2015 | 1:18:12Unwinnable game aims create empathy for targets of racism. A colourful twist on feminist defiance: why women are dyeing their armpit hair. Métis artist Christi Belcourt and Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor on appreciation versus appropriation.
QFact-checking Bob Dylan lore, q pop culture panel, Weird news gets weirder 08/12/2015Aug 12, 2015 | 1:18:13What really happened the night Bob Dylan went electric? Elijah Wald investigates. q's pop culture panel weighs in on free bleeding, failed fairytale romance and more. Define weird: Daniel Engber on the changing genre of offbeat news.
QPC comedy on campus, Chris Farley remembered, Resting Bitch Face 08/11/2015Aug 11, 2015 | 1:18:05Is the campus comedy circuit too politically correct? Journalist Caitlin Flanagan investigates. 'I am Chris Farley' reflects darkness and light of late comic's life, say Canadian filmmakers. Jessica Bennett on the real trouble with 'Resting Bitch Face'.