Jan 3, 2014 | 8:56Q Twin Forks' Chris Carrabba & Suzie Zeldin in Studio Q Video
Q Twin Forks' Chris Carrabba & Suzie Zeldin in Studio Q Jan 3, 2014 | 8:56Twin Forks is the new band and brainchild of Chris Carrabba, emo god and frontman for Dashboard Confessional. Jian talks to Chris and Suzie Zeldin about the complications of forming a new band and to Chris about his turn from emo-rock to Americana folk.
Dec 30, 2013 | 17:59Q Randi Zuckerbeg brings "Dot Complicated" to Studio Q Video
Q Randi Zuckerbeg brings "Dot Complicated" to Studio Q Dec 30, 2013 | 17:59Randi Zuckerberg, formerly of Facebook, brother of Mark, now CEO of her own company, joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about her new book 'Dot Complicated' that reflect on the rise of social media and how it's changed our lives and relationships.
Dec 23, 2013 | 18:59Q "The Dirties" director Matt Johnson Video
Q "The Dirties" director Matt Johnson Dec 23, 2013 | 18:59Matt Johnson joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about his new indie film about bullying, violence, and guns in high school. It's getting raves from the cinema world and from anti-bullying advocates - and some controversy too.
Dec 12, 2013 | 17:39Q Kevin Smith brings "Spoilers" to Studio Q Video
Q Kevin Smith brings "Spoilers" to Studio Q Dec 12, 2013 | 17:39Kevin Smith's raucous "anti-review" show recently launched as a television exclusive in Canada. Following a successful first season online, Spoilers debuted on The Comedy Network last week -- much to the delight of the self-described Canadaphile. The actor, director and provocateur speaks to Jian about the unique format of his show -- which seems to feature everything but professional film critics -- and why he returned to an indie aesthetic for the project. He also reflects on rocky times in Hollywood, why he doesn't mince words when it comes to criticizing the film industry, and how making a living from your art is a "weird struggle."
Dec 11, 2013 | 30:25Q Radiolab host Jad Abumrad in Studio Q Video
Q Radiolab host Jad Abumrad in Studio Q Dec 11, 2013 | 30:25Jad Abumrad is the co-host of Radiolab, the innovative, popular American public radio program and podcast about science & philosophy. HOW the show spins a tale is as much a part of the appeal as the stories it tells.
Dec 6, 2013 | 22:08Q Former Prime Minister Joe Clark in Studio Q Video
Q Former Prime Minister Joe Clark in Studio Q Dec 6, 2013 | 22:08Joe Clark's tenure as Canadian Prime Minister was short, but full of global drama, and his reputation as a statesman who understands the currents of international events is solid. He has a new book out and isn't shy about weighing in on Stephen Harper's particular brand of leadership, misguided foreign policy, and Canada's current role in the world. He joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.
Dec 5, 2013 | 21:51Q "Self-Inflicted Wounds" author Aisha Tyler Video
Q "Self-Inflicted Wounds" author Aisha Tyler Dec 5, 2013 | 21:51Comedian, TV host, and actress Aisha Tyler is seen regularly on "The Talk." Her voice is a staple on the animated hit series "Archer," and she's also a podcaster, author, Jeopardy wiz, and bourbon connoisseur. She joins Jian at the desk to talk about her book "Self-Inflicted Wounds."
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".
Nov 19, 2013 | 21:23Q Are men obsolete? (Q debate) Video
Q Are men obsolete? (Q debate) Nov 19, 2013 | 21:23"Be it resolved that men are obsolete." That's the provocative motion to be argued
between Hanna Rosin, senior editor of The Atlantic, for the affirmative side, and British comic and columnist Caitlin Moran for the negative -- about the notion that women are not only catching up to but actually surpassing men, and that they may soon be the dominant sex.
In a cordial, idea-driven debate, the woman discuss how class factors into the changing dynamics between men and women, how notions of masculinity may be affected by that change, and why it's important to talk about the areas in which men increasingly need help.