QChallenging cookie cutter beauty, R&B singer Jessy Lanza, Netflix micro-genres 08/18/2014Aug 19, 2014 | 56:49Writer Euny Hong on plastic surgery culture, cookie cutter beauty and counter-trends in South Korea. Hamilton electro-pop and R&B singer Jessy Lanza performs from Pull My Hair Back. Writer Alexis Madrigal on how he reverse-engineered Netflix micro-genres.
Q50 Shades of Grizzly, DDP's macho yoga, Philosophers spin the tabloids 08/18/2014Aug 18, 2014 | 1:01:32CanLit expert Aritha van Herk on why the racy, recently viral novel Bear is actually a good read. Wrestler-turned-yogi Diamond Dallas Page on his journey from the ring to the mat. Best of Q: Alain de Botton on sneaking philosophy into the tabloids.
QFinding magic in the mundane, Passenger performs, Grant Lawrence's runt days 08/15/2014Aug 15, 2014 | 1:11:04Going Deep host David Rees on hacking the ordinary (how to open doors, sharpen pencils, make ice). Passenger (Mike Rosenberg) performs live from Whispers. Best of Q: Grant Lawrence chronicles his ambivalence toward hockey in Lonely End of the Rink.
QSpam email as art, re-thinking plagiarism, boxer Mike Tyson 08/14/2014Aug 14, 2014 | 1:03:20What if that sketchy email was from a real person? Photographer Cristina deMiddel on Poly-spam. Media ethicist Kelly McBride on how to re-think plagiarism in 2014. Best of Q: Boxing legend Mike Tyson on the personal troubles detailed in his new memoir.
QQuitting 'Mad Meds', 'Bad feminist' Roxane Gay, Jack Johnson performs 08/ 13/2014Aug 13, 2014 | 1:03:46Artist Marni Kotak on her latest show Mad Meds, and weaning herself off anti-psychotic medication in public. Why Roxane Gay says it's better to be a "bad feminist" than not a feminist at all. Best of Q: Jack Johnson performs from From Here to Now to You.