QQ essay: Year-round Yule log channelsDec 18, 2013 | 3:29In today's opening essay, Jian muses on the surprising qualities of the "repetitive, boring, instantly forgettable" seasonal yule log channel and suggests a few year-round successors.
QCoen Brothers on Inside Llewyn Davis UNCUTDec 18, 2013 | 30:56The Oscar-winning pair join Jian to discuss their latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis: a captivating, musically-infused portrait of a hapless folk singer in the Greenwich Village of the early 1960s.
QThreats to Afghan women, Inside Llewyn Davis with the Coen Brothers, Hockey blues 18/12/2013Dec 18, 2013 | 1:13:32As foreign troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, watchdogs worry women's rights could be rolled back. The prolific Coen brothers lead us Inside Llewyn Davis. Radio host Grant Lawrence on his years as a reluctant goalie in a hockey-obsessed family.
QIndia's ban on gay sex, Q debate on housekeeping, Bad Religion's Christmas album 17/12/2013Dec 17, 2013 | 1:13:49Jian discusses India's reinstated gay sex ban with an openly gay prince and a human rights activists. Q debate: Should men do more housekeeping or should women lower their expectations? Bad Religion's Greg Graffin explains the punk band's Christmas album.
QQ essay: Hand The Naked Gun to CanadaDec 16, 2013 | 3:13As Hollywood prepares to reboot The Naked Gun trilogy of the 80s and 90s, Jian muses about how a Canadian film crew might bring back the classic.
QSpying on gamers, Jean-Marc Vallée on Dallas Buyers Club, swapping sports for fitness 16/12/2013Dec 16, 2013 | 1:13:03A reporter and a gamer weigh in on leaked documents that claim spy agencies are snooping on gamers. Quebec filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée on Dallas Buyers Club. Best of Q: Spelman College president on why her school replaced team sports with fitness programs.