Aug 17, 2015 | 16:10Q Felicia Day says You're Never Weird On the Internet (Almost) Video
Q Felicia Day says You're Never Weird On the Internet (Almost) Aug 17, 2015 | 16:10Actress turned "geek superheroine" Felicia Day joins guest host Tom Power to discuss her humorous memoir, You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). In it, the veteran vlogger details her rise from TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Supernatural to founding and running her own hugely popular YouTube channel and production company, Geek & Sundry.
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.
Jun 24, 2015 | 15:06Q Judd Apatow is "Sick in the Head" Video
Q Judd Apatow is "Sick in the Head" Jun 24, 2015 | 15:06Prolific writer and director, Judd Apatow, talks about his new book "Sick in the Head", a collection of decade-spanning interviews with some of the biggest names in comedy on what makes them tick.
Jun 8, 2015 | 13:33Q Self-described Geek Sam Maggs in studio q Video
Q Self-described Geek Sam Maggs in studio q Jun 8, 2015 | 13:33Sam Maggs has learned some things while navigating both on- and offline spaces where geeks gather. The Mary Sue editor and writer joins Shad to share her rallying cry to fellow nerd girls and explain why she felt a woman-centric primer — covering everything from online harassment to obscure terminology — was badly needed.
Feb 17, 2015 | 15:48Q Craig Davidson brings Nick Cutter to Studio Q Video
Q Craig Davidson brings Nick Cutter to Studio Q Feb 17, 2015 | 15:48You may know Canadian author Craig Davidson for his Giller short-listed novel "Cataract City", or his book-turned film "Rust & Bone" -- but have you ever explored his dark side? After years of secretly moonlighting as horror writer Nick Cutter, Davidson now publicly claims his pen name for the release of his latest book "The Deep".
Feb 6, 2015 | 13:23Q Chip Zdarsky on Howard the Duck Video
Q Chip Zdarsky on Howard the Duck Feb 6, 2015 | 13:23Toronto comic artist Steve Murray (aka Chip Zdarsky) joins guest host Wab Kinew to discuss the gig of a lifetime: resurrecting the quirky Marvel Comics character Howard the Duck. The graphic novelist talks about his affection for the anthropomorphic bird and how he thinks a new generation will receive the 1970s cult hero.
Feb 6, 2015 | 21:11Q Nick Hornby brings "Funny Girl" in Studio Q Video
Q Nick Hornby brings "Funny Girl" in Studio Q Feb 6, 2015 | 21:11Bestselling U.K. author Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About a Boy, Fever Pitch) joins guest host Daniel Richler to discuss his latest novel, Funny Girl. The book follows the rise and fall of a fictional 1960s sitcom and an intrepid young actress named Sophie Straw.
Feb 5, 2015 | 19:44Q Art Spiegelman in Studio Q Video
Q Art Spiegelman in Studio Q Feb 5, 2015 | 19:44Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and counter-culture icon Art Spiegelman joins guest host Shad to discuss his evolving medium and why comics should always retain a sense of danger.