QMaya Forbes on the true story behind Infinitely Polar BearJul 3, 2015 | 20:17Filmmaker Maya Forbes on what it was like to grow up with a bipolar father, and why she's revisiting her past through fiction.
QThe Wooden Sky gifts beautiful music to an ugly worldJul 3, 2015 | 22:50Toronto folk-rockers The Wooden Sky perform from Let's Be Ready and share how they keep looking up when tough things are going down.
QThe Wooden Sky performs, handsome gorilla meme, filmmaker Maya Forbes, humorist C.D. Rose 07/03/2015Jul 3, 2015 | 1:18:04Talia Schlanger guest hosts. Toronto folk-rockers The Wooden Sky perform live. We probe our obsession with Japanese quirkiness. Maya Forbes mines her bittersweet childhood for “Infinitely Polar Bear”. And humorist C.D. Rose shares list of literary losers.
QComic Greg Proops, Fun frontman Nate Ruess, laughter yoga, Redhead champ Shawn Hitchins 07/02/2015Jul 2, 2015 | 1:13:08Comic/podcaster Greg Proops on things all grownups should know. Fun frontman Nate Ruess performs from Grand Romantic and talks about going solo. Scaachi Koul tried laughter yoga. Comedian Shawn Hitchins ignites red hot passion with Ginger Pride crusade.
QDaredevil Will Gadd, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Geek champion Sam Maggs 07/01/2015Jul 1, 2015 | 1:17:02It's a Canada Day encore bouquet! Meet daredevil Will Gadd, the man who climbed Niagara Falls. Buffy Sainte-Marie on Power in the Blood and the power of politically-charged songs. Why seasoned fangirl Sam Maggs is urging more girls to go full geek.
QJudy Blume on how adult secrecy fuelled her passion for franknessJun 30, 2015 | 18:15The beloved YA author recalls incredible events that marked her young life, and how a lack of answers spurred her to invent her own.
QRise of Ramadan chic, U.K. rapper Kate Tempest, Judy Blume's new book 06/30/2015Jun 30, 2015 | 1:16:35Ramadan fashion: Fareeha Molvi on why more brands are tailoring trends for Muslim consumers. Philosophical U.K. rapper Kate Tempest blows through studio q. Beloved writer Judy Blume on her new book and how adult secrecy fuelled her passion for frankness.