Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Video
Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34In Studio Q this morning, Jian revealed this year's panelists for Canada Reads and the books they will be arguing for. Which book book could change the nation? Prominent philanthropist Stephen Lewis will be arguing for Margaret Atwood's "Year of the Flood"; award-winning journalist, Wab Kinew will be defending "The Orenda" by Joseph Boyden; two-time gold-medallist, Donovan Bailey will be arguing for Esi Edugyan's "Half Blood Blues"; award-winning comic, Samantha Bee will be defending Rawi Hage's "Cockroach"; and actress Sarah Gadon will be arguing on behalf of Kathleen Winter's "Annabel".
Jun 11, 2013 | 32:43Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 1 Video
Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 1 Jun 11, 2013 | 32:43Jian and Joni Mitchell - in a North American broadcast exclusive - talk about how one of Canada's greatest gifts to music, dealt with fame, her fight to remain original, and how painting shaped her approach to songwriting. Joni Mitchell will be in Toronto next week for her Luminato Festival tribute concert, "Joni: A Portrait in Song".
Jan 15, 2014 | 37:35Q Viggo Mortensen in Studio Q Video
Q Viggo Mortensen in Studio Q Jan 15, 2014 | 37:35Viggo Mortensen drops by Studio Q before his appearance at the TIFF Lightbox to support a major retrospective on David Cronenberg's life and work. The actor has worked under his direction on A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, and A Dangerous Method, but the two have also developed a bond off set that they compare to real brotherhood. Jian speaks to Mortensen about the Canadian filmmaker, but also fans out to discuss his other leading roles, long-time fears and long-term goals.
Jan 6, 2014 | 12:50Q Les Misérables star Ramin Karimloo in Studio Q Video
Q Les Misérables star Ramin Karimloo in Studio Q Jan 6, 2014 | 12:50Iranian-born, Canadian-raised singer, Ramin Karimloo, has won universal acclaim for his portrayal of Jean Valjean in the new production of Les Miserables. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about his success, his record, and "Broadgrass".
Jan 16, 2014 | 11:46Q Neil Young on Q Video
Q Neil Young on Q Jan 16, 2014 | 11:46Legendary musician Neil Young is mounting a rally cry against "the ugliest environmental disaster" that he has ever seen or "could even comprehend". In an exclusive interview with Jian Ghomeshi, the storied wanderer offers an unfiltered condemnation of the Alberta oilsands, brushes off his critics, and stands by his controversial comparison of Fort McMurray to atomically-devastated Hiroshima.
Feb 19, 2014 | 20:45Q Olympic Speed Skater Denny Morrison Video
Q Olympic Speed Skater Denny Morrison Feb 19, 2014 | 20:45Fresh off winning silver and bronze medals at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, long-track speed skater Denny Morrison speaks with Jian about receiving a wonderful gift from teammate Gilmore Junio, having a gay bar as a sponsor, and which Summer Olympic sport he's thinking of training for. Morrison tells Jian he thought he was being pranked when he first received a text message in Sochi offering him a spot to compete in the men's 1,000-metre speed skating race. The message was from Junio, who had decided to withdraw so that Junio could have the opportunity instead.
Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Video
Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Michael Pollan, the author of the influential books 'The Omnivore's Dilemma' and 'In Defense of Food', takes on the way we change what we eat when we cook it. His latest book is called 'Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation' and he joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.