QThe truth about Kurt Cobain, Mumford & Sons' new sound, Adam Horovitz a.k.a Ad-Rock 04/29/2015Apr 30, 2015 | 1:17:18Filmmaker Brett Morgan on his revealing documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons on changing their sound for Wilder Mind. Adam Horovitz a.k.a Ad-Rock on life post-Beastie Boys and his return to acting.
QThomas Vinterberg ponders fate in Far From the Madding CrowdApr 30, 2015 | 16:03Step aside, Katniss. Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg brings us the story of another strong-willed Everdeen who pre-dates the Hunger Games heroine.
QReading at dawn with q correspondent Nana Aba DuncanApr 30, 2015 | 5:25At our request, newly-minted q correspondent Nana Aba Duncan is reading first thing in the morning. Could this be a more widespread phenomenon?
QShad: Can art help forge a space for common ground?Apr 30, 2015 | 1:39Shad opens today's show with a nod to the people of Baltimore as protests against police violence spread beyond the Maryland city.
QDirector Thomas Vinterberg, The Wire vs. real-life Baltimore, actor Jon Cryer 04/30/2015Apr 30, 2015 | 1:17:24Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg puts his spin on Far From the Madding Crowd. Alyssa Rosenberg on how The Wire is shaping public perception of the real-life crisis in Baltimore. Shad catches up with actor Jon Cryer (Pretty in Pink, Two and a Half Men).
QMumford & Sons: We just needed to make something new, for usApr 29, 2015 | 20:14Band members Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall explain why the band know for its new folk sound decided to change direction.
QExactitudes photo series: "personal style" is a mythApr 28, 2015 | 18:14No one has a unique fashion style. That's the conclusion reached by Dutch photographer Ari Versluis and collaborator Ellie Uyttenbroek after 21 years of documenting street style around the world.
QMorgan Neville on the lasting impact of the Buckley-Vidal debatesApr 28, 2015 | 20:10In Best of Enemies, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the cultural impact of heated televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley.
QSoul legend Mavis Staples, the myth of personal styleApr 28, 2015 | 1:16:14Soundtrack for the civil rights movement: a special two-part interview with soul legend and activist Mavis Staples. Plus, photographer Ari Versluis on Exactitudes, his long-running project challenging the existence of personal style.
QEx-Fugee Pras on why celebrities stormed Haiti's 2010 electionApr 28, 2015 | 26:08Former Fugee Pras joins Shad to discuss the documentary "Sweet Micky for President" and how the personal and political got conflated.
QJillian Tamaki on the angst of SuperMutant Magic AcademyApr 28, 2015 | 13:06Fresh off her prestigious Caldecott Medal, acclaimed illustrator Jillian Tamaki explains why she's drawn to characters teetering on the cusp of adulthood.