QScottish comedian Billy Connolly, the cult of Sherlock Holmes, 'Listen to Me Marlon'Aug 31, 2015 | 1:15:49Scottish comedian Billy Connolly on "gettin' on with it" when all goes wrong. 'The Great Detective' author Zach Dundas on the timeless appeal of the immortal Sherlock Holmes. Filmmaker Stevan Riley on 'Listen to Me Marlon' and the layers of Marlon Brando.
QTracy Daugherty on his new Joan Didion biographyAug 28, 2015 | 24:21Guest host Gill Deacon speaks to Tracy Daugherty about his new biography of the incisive and influential American novelist, journalist, and memoirist Joan Didion.
QThe mystery of the missing ruby slippersAug 28, 2015 | 11:59Guest host Gill Deacon talks with documentarian Morgan White about the still-unsolved theft of Dorothy's ruby slippers from the Judy Garland Museum.
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.
QCan this book really put your children to sleep?Aug 27, 2015 | 17:00Shad speaks with author Carl-Johan Erhlin and parent Tracey Ruiz about the recent success of Erhlin's book The Rabbit Who Wants to Go to Sleep.
QAuthor David Lagercrantz on his new novel The Girl in the Spider's WebAug 27, 2015 | 20:27Shad talks to David Lagercrantz about his new novel The Girl in the Spider's Web and what it says about the legacy of Stieg Larsson and his original trilogy. The book is facing vocal opposition, including from Stieg Larsson's widow.
QDonnie Dumphy creatives teach us How To Be DeadlyAug 27, 2015 | 16:35Shad talks to Leon Parsons, who created and plays YouTube character Donnie Dumphy, and Nik Sexton, director of the new Donnie Dumphy movie How To Be Deadly, about what the character's popularity says about the state of Newfoundland comedy.
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.
Qq pop culture panel: 1D, David Foster Wallace, Taylor vs. MileyAug 26, 2015 | 26:42q's pop culture panel convenes to discuss One Direction's legacy, why David Foster Wallace's estate is so opposed to the new film about him, and whether Taylor Swift or Miley Cyrus is a better role model for young women.
QDan Savage on the Ashley Madison falloutAug 26, 2015 | 17:39Sex advice columnist Dan Savage shares his thoughts on what it says about shame and extramarital affairs that at least two people may have committed suicide following the Ashley Madison hack.
QThe Slants fight for band name trademarkAug 26, 2015 | 16:32Shad talks to musician Simon Tam about his fight to get the name of his all-Asian band The Slants trademarked amidst accusations that the name is racist.
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.