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Q | Season 5 | Jun 1, 2012 | 7:09

Cultural Hall of Shame: Justin Bieber

Elvira Kurt makes room for Justin Bieber in Q's Cultural Hall of Shame for posting a tweet that precipitated a riot in Oslo, Norway, injuring 49 girls and causing Oslo's mayor to flee for safety behind a tree.

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Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Beer Delivery DronesMay 10, 2013 | 4:47Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Beer Delivery Drones Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Beer Delivery Drones May 10, 2013 | 4:47While Hall of Shame curator Elvira Kurt isn't shaming the entire country, she at least believes that is it a shame that the technology to deliver cold beer via airborne robot did not originate in Canada - instead we have to make do with "poutine soda".
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Russian MeteoriteFeb 22, 2013 | 3:58Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Russian Meteorite Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Russian Meteorite Feb 22, 2013 | 3:58Elvira Kurt, Q's intrepid curator of the Cultural Hall of Shame invites the so-called fallout from the Russian meteorite into its hallowed halls, much to the delight of Scottish singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Antarctic Swimsuit Photo shootFeb 15, 2013 | 4:33Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Antarctic Swimsuit Photo shoot Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Antarctic Swimsuit Photo shoot Feb 15, 2013 | 4:33Elvira Kurt, Q's curator of the Cultural Hall of Shame, sets aside some of the more obvious targets to welcome Sports Illustrated's Antarctic swimsuit edition photo shoot with Kate Upton into its hallowed halls.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Mars Mission Reality ShowJan 11, 2013 | 4:35Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Mars Mission Reality Show Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Mars Mission Reality Show Jan 11, 2013 | 4:35In staunch opposition to the commonly accepted perception that there's nothing they cannot make into a reality show - Elvira swings the doors of Q's Cultural Hall of Shame wide for a planned reality show to determine who will make the long trek to the red planet.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Forgotten Surgical InstrumentsDec 14, 2012 | 4:30Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Forgotten Surgical Instruments Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Forgotten Surgical Instruments Dec 14, 2012 | 4:30Elvira Kurt, Q's resident shame-disher, feels that 2012 should be the final year of stories of surgeons forgetting surgical instruments inside their patients, and welcomes them into Q's Cultural Hall of Shame.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Used Dogs Driving CarsDec 7, 2012 | 4:42Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Used Dogs Driving Cars Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Used Dogs Driving Cars Dec 7, 2012 | 4:42Elvira Kurt, the curator of Q's Cultural Hall of Shame, ushers in the New Zealand SPCA practice of teaching rescued dogs how to drive in hopes of encouraging the public to adopt them.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Bacon Shaving CreamDec 3, 2012 | 4:53Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Bacon Shaving Cream Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Bacon Shaving Cream Dec 3, 2012 | 4:53Elvira Kurt, curator of Q's Cultural Hall of Shame, makes room at the table for bacon scented shaving cream, enlisting the help of Diamond Rings to do so.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Slutty Big BirdOct 26, 2012 | 4:46Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Slutty Big Bird Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Slutty Big Bird Oct 26, 2012 | 4:46Comedienne and curator of Q's Cultural Hall of Shame, Elvira Kurt, joins Jian at the desk to usher in the looming trend of "slutty Big Bird" (and any slutty Sesame Street character) in this year's Hallowe'en costume pantheon.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Microwave PopcornSep 21, 2012 | 5:37Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Microwave Popcorn Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Microwave Popcorn Sep 21, 2012 | 5:37Elvira Kurt is back in Studio Q and she's bringing the shame to an affliction known as "microwave popcorn lung", the lawsuit filed as a result of it, and the subject of microwave popcorn in general.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Burger KingJun 15, 2012 | 3:38Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Burger King Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Burger King Jun 15, 2012 | 3:38Burger King is welcomed into Q's "Cultural Hall of Shame" by Elvira Kurt for stooping to new marketing lows and preying on the base instincts of consumers with the far-from-subtle bacon sundae.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Justin BieberJun 1, 2012 | 7:09Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Justin Bieber Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Justin Bieber Jun 1, 2012 | 7:09Elvira Kurt makes room for Justin Bieber in Q's Cultural Hall of Shame for posting a tweet that precipitated a riot in Oslo, Norway, injuring 49 girls and causing Oslo's mayor to flee for safety behind a tree.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Ugg Wedding CollectionMay 25, 2012 | 5:32Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Ugg Wedding Collection Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Ugg Wedding Collection May 25, 2012 | 5:32Elvira finds room on the Bride's side of the Cultural Hall of Shame for the Ugg wedding collection of footwear. With Torquil Campbell riding shotgun for the ceremony, it's a marriage made in heaven.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: Man CandlesMay 18, 2012 | 6:05Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Man Candles Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: Man Candles May 18, 2012 | 6:05With Mother's Day wrapped up, and Father's Day around the corner, Elvira welcomes "man candles" (candles with "manly scents" like "Riding Mower" and "2 x 4") into Q's Cultural Hall of Shame, despite the misgivings of Wessex singer-songwriter Frank Turner.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: The Ice BraMay 11, 2012 | 4:35Q Cultural Hall of Shame: The Ice Bra Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: The Ice Bra May 11, 2012 | 4:35Elvira takes what Jian deems a "non-linear" tack for why the "ice bra" belongs in the Cultural Hall of Shame, much to the satisfaction of Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle.
Q - Cultural Hall of Shame: The ScreamMay 4, 2012 | 5:03Q Cultural Hall of Shame: The Scream Video
Q Cultural Hall of Shame: The Scream May 4, 2012 | 5:03Elvira Kurt welcomes this week's inductee into Q's Cultural Hall of Shame: Edvard Munch's "The Scream" and the kind of hype that has gone along with it.

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