Aug 10, 2015 | 18:04Q Joseph Boyden on tough questions Canada must face Video
Q Joseph Boyden on tough questions Canada must face Aug 10, 2015 | 18:04Anti-gay laws in Russia, favela cleansing in Brazil, worker abuse in Qatar . . . when an international sporting event lands anywhere in the world, the host country often faces increased scrutiny over social justice issues. On the heels of the Parapan Am Games in Toronto we turn the microscope on ourselves and ask: what are the tough questions for which Canada should answer?
To explore this, Shad checks in with award-winning author Joseph Boyden (The Orenda, Three Day Road). Boyden reflects on reconciliation with Canada's aboriginal peoples and the deeply-rooted racial tensions within our own borders.
Aug 7, 2015 | 15:08Q Hot Chip brings "Why Make Sense" to studio q Video
Q Hot Chip brings "Why Make Sense" to studio q Aug 7, 2015 | 15:08London U.K.'s Hot Chip have built their 15-year career on a slow burn — delivering tracks that keep notoriously fickle dance fans coming back. Joe Goddard and Al Doyle swing through studio q to perform from their new album, Why Make Sense?, and sit down with Shad to discuss their longevity and their soulful mix of funk, R&B, and electronic music.
Aug 6, 2015 | 17:03Q Laura Marling shares director's cut of "Short Movie" album Video
Q Laura Marling shares director's cut of "Short Movie" album Aug 6, 2015 | 17:03Laura Marling launched her music career in England when she was only 16 — but, despite widespread acclaim, she nearly quit a couple of years ago after an "existential crisis" in LA. Today, the introspective singer-songwriter joins Shad to discuss the songs that brought her back to music, the dips in her journey, and why she's more comfortable being called an "old soul" these days.
Aug 5, 2015 | 14:34Q Suits star Patrick J. Adams in studio q Video
Q Suits star Patrick J. Adams in studio q Aug 5, 2015 | 14:34Patrick J. Adams is set to take on a sixth season of the popular legal drama Suits. The Canadian actor joins Shad to share his similarities with on-screen character Mike Ross, why hiding a secret has been such a fruitful device, and why he was drawn to the gifted outsider trope.
Jul 28, 2015 | 11:21Q Australian Comic Wil Anderson is going global in studio q Video
Q Australian Comic Wil Anderson is going global in studio q Jul 28, 2015 | 11:21Wil Anderson may not be a familiar name in North America, but the award-winning comedian has circled the world to change that. Anderson has been performing his unique blend of observational comedy, political banter, and outright silliness to Australian audiences for nearly two decades. He joins Shad to discuss going global, and whether the humour that works down under translates for the true north.
Jul 27, 2015 | 23:57Q Booker T. Jones on how music changed his life Video
Q Booker T. Jones on how music changed his life Jul 27, 2015 | 23:57After five decades in the music industry, Booker T. Jones is still going strong. The Stax legend joins Shad to discuss his incredible legacy in music, working with soul's elite, and his experience as part of a multi-racial band in the segregated South of the 1960s.