Jul 8, 2014 | 3:30Q Laverne Cox on "Orange is the New Black" Video
Q Laverne Cox on "Orange is the New Black" Jul 8, 2014 | 3:30Laverne Cox speaks with Jian about how landing the role of Sophia Burset was the role she was waiting for her whole life, the joy of playing such a complex character, and how she's been a role model to other trans women.
Jul 3, 2014 | 3:25Q Reggie Watts beatboxing in Studio Q Video
Q Reggie Watts beatboxing in Studio Q Jul 3, 2014 | 3:25Creative performer Reggie Watts reminisces over the pedal that got him started on looping and then shares some of his signature improv beatboxing during his feature-length interview with Jian in Studio Q.
Jul 2, 2014 | 31:22Q Creative shape-shifter Reggie Watts Video
Q Creative shape-shifter Reggie Watts Jul 2, 2014 | 31:22Jian speaks with Reggie Watts, a comedic performer and multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for the absurd. The fearless improviser is now in his third season as the co-star and band leader on the hit faux-talk show "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
Jun 30, 2014 | 19:43Q Transgender actress, activist and producer Laverne Cox Video
Q Transgender actress, activist and producer Laverne Cox Jun 30, 2014 | 19:43Unexpected Orange is the New Black breakout starm Laverne Cox has hardly been basking in her new-found fame - she has been tirelessly advocating for transgender rights and equality, especially the plight of trans women of colour who she says are still living in a state of emergency despite the fact that trans people are gaining more visibility on their own terms.
Jun 26, 2014 | 32:53Q John Cameron Mitchell on Hedwig and the Angry Inch Video
Q John Cameron Mitchell on Hedwig and the Angry Inch Jun 26, 2014 | 32:53John Cameron Mitchell joins Jian to reflect on the long-running hit musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch". The award-winning production, which most recently starred Neil Patrick Harris as Hedwig, tells the story of a transgender rock star from East Berlin.
Jun 18, 2014 | 21:55Q Jason Priestley's memoir in Studio Q Video
Q Jason Priestley's memoir in Studio Q Jun 18, 2014 | 21:55Since rising to fame as Brandon Walsh on "Beverly Hills 90210", Jason Priestley has continued to build his career as a fine actor on both stage and screen -- including his current role on the HBO Canada show "Call Me Fitz". He's also a director, a writer, and now the author of a new memoir about his life called "Jason Priestley: A Memoir".
Jun 6, 2014 | 9:55Q David Cronenberg at Q Luminato Video
Q David Cronenberg at Q Luminato Jun 6, 2014 | 9:55Internationally-renowned filmmaker David Cronenberg speaks to Jian about his new film "Maps to the Stars" that won Julianne Moore the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Jun 6, 2014 | 5:33Q Isabella Rossellini at Q Luminato Video
Q Isabella Rossellini at Q Luminato Jun 6, 2014 | 5:33Isabella Rossellini speaks to Jian about bringing her weird and wonderful "Green Porno" project -- inventive, costumed vignettes about the sex lives of animals -- to the Luminato Festival stage. The actress (Blue Velvet, Big Night, 30 Rock), performance artist and animal scholar shares why she's so passionately interested the animal kingdom, why the human definition of sexuality is too narrow, and why she had no choice but to suit up and perform "Green Porno" as a solo show.
Jun 2, 2014 | 32:38Q Richard Ayoade & Jesse Eisenberg on "The Double" Video
Q Richard Ayoade & Jesse Eisenberg on "The Double" Jun 2, 2014 | 32:38Actor Jesse Eisenberg and writer/director Richard Ayoade join Jian to discuss "The Double", a new film based on a Dostoevsky novella about a man whose life is upended by another man who looks uncannily like him. In a surprisingly lighthearted interview about the darkly surreal movie, Eisenberg and Ayoade reflect on the humour in existential crises, the cultural resonance of feeling invisible, and the dynamic tension between two dopplegängers who are not strictly good or evil.
May 28, 2014 | 13:16Q "The Grand Seduction" director Don McKellar Video
Q "The Grand Seduction" director Don McKellar May 28, 2014 | 13:16Jian speaks with Canadian writer, actor and director Don McKellar about his latest film, The Grand Seduction -- a charming English-language remake of the 2003 hit French film La Grande Seduction. The film, which stars Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson and Gordon Pinsent, is a comedic tale of a small town's efforts to charm a surgeon into becoming their local doctor. If he agrees to stay, the locals have a shot at attracting an even bigger fish to their small, largely unemployed town.