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".
Oct 31, 2013 | 35:25Q Chris Hadfield in Studio Q Video
Q Chris Hadfield in Studio Q Oct 31, 2013 | 35:25After a fascinating few months aboard the International Space Station, he cemented his reputation as a remarkable communicator as well as a veteran astronaut. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about his book 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth'.
Oct 24, 2013 | 21:09Q Stephen King and Owen King in Studio Q Video
Q Stephen King and Owen King in Studio Q Oct 24, 2013 | 21:09Bestselling author, Stephen King joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q, with his son, Owen. Both men have new books out - Stephen's is called 'Doctor Sleep', a sequel to 'The Shining', and Owen's is a darkly funny, poignant debut novel called 'Double Feature'. Jian speaks with them about the creative life in the King home and the challenges and gifits of having a family full of writers.
Oct 9, 2013 | 19:03Q 'A House in the Sky' author Amanda Lindhout in Studio Q Video
Q 'A House in the Sky' author Amanda Lindhout in Studio Q Oct 9, 2013 | 19:03Amanda Lindhout was held captive for months in Somalia after a freelance mission went awry. She's since turned her efforts toward forgiveness and charity as well as a new memoir, called 'A House in the Sky'', and she joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about it.
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.
Jun 26, 2013 | 20:05Q Jane Goodall in Studio Q Video
Q Jane Goodall in Studio Q Jun 26, 2013 | 20:05Jane Goodall's work over the past 50 years has revolutionized the way we understand our relationship with animals and nature. Author, scientist, UN Messenger of Peace - Jane Goodall joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about her life and her continuing desire to study and educate.
Jun 24, 2013 | 35:56Q Conrad Black in Studio Q Video
Q Conrad Black in Studio Q Jun 24, 2013 | 35:56Business man, British Lord, convicted felon, and prolific author, most recently of the new book 'Flight of the Eagle', an epic history of the United States. Jian speaks to the Baron of Crossharbour about his take on American history, as well as his own past, and adjusting back to life north of the border once again..
Jun 5, 2013 | 16:15Q Gilbert Hernandez brings "Marble Season" to Studio Q Video
Q Gilbert Hernandez brings "Marble Season" to Studio Q Jun 5, 2013 | 16:15Jian speaks with celebrated cartoonist, Gilbert Hernandez, about his new graphic novel 'Marble Season', a sentimental portrayal of childhood (and a departure from his more gritty work), and ask him to reflect on writing female characters and Latinos, and how things have changed in the comics world since he started over 30 years ago.
May 8, 2013 | 29:47Q Revolution tweeter Andy Carvin in Studio Q Video
Q Revolution tweeter Andy Carvin in Studio Q May 8, 2013 | 29:47Journalist and social media expert Andy Carvin has been dubbed "the man who tweets revolutions". He joins Jian at the desk to talk about how Twitter is changing the news and his role as one of the key figures in North America on identifying the first stirrings of the Arab Spring.
Apr 24, 2013 | 20:16Q Was Shakespeare a pop artist? Video
Q Was Shakespeare a pop artist? Apr 24, 2013 | 20:16To celebrate William Shakespeare's 449th birthday, Stars frontman, and Q correspondent, Torquil Campbell, and The New Yorker staff writer, Adam Gopnik join Jian at the desk in Studio Q to elaborate on their debate about whether William Shakespeare should be considered a pop artist.
Apr 17, 2013 | 22:57Q Twitter humourist Kelly Oxford in Studio Q Video
Q Twitter humourist Kelly Oxford in Studio Q Apr 17, 2013 | 22:57Her Twitter feed is hilarious, her following is significant, and her work is gaining traction. The Canadian screenwriter is now the author of a new book called "Everything is Perfect When You're a Liar" and she joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about it.