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".
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".
Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Q A chat with "Cooked" author Michael Pollan Video
Q A chat with "Cooked" author Michael Pollan 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.
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.
Mar 11, 2013 | 27:53Video Mandy Patinkin in Studio Q Video
Video Mandy Patinkin in Studio Q Mar 11, 2013 | 27:53Mandy Patinkin has won awards for his work on stage, and on screens big and small. His Tony-winning role in Evita was an early milestone; his role in The Princess Bride is an enduring favourite. His turns on Criminal Minds and Chicago Hope, and now Homeland, have made him a denizen of high drama on TV. Mr. Mandy Patinkin joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q for a feature conversation...
Jun 11, 2013 | 39:31Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 3 Video
Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 3 Jun 11, 2013 | 39:31In this third and final installment of Jian's broadcast exclusive conversation with Joni Mitchell, they dicuss whether Joni is growing in or growing out of her songs, her thoughts on Bob Dylan, and what she describes as the "failure of the baby boomers". Joni Mitchell will be in Toronto next week for her Luminato Festival tribute concert, "Joni: A Portrait in Song".
Oct 1, 2013 | 20:25Q Charter of Quebec Values: A Q media panel discussion Video
Q Charter of Quebec Values: A Q media panel discussion Oct 1, 2013 | 20:25For the past few weeks, Quebec has been seized with an intense debate over the proper relationship between religion and the state, stoked by the proposed Charter of Quebec Values. We've had our regular panel of English media commentators weigh in, we've convened a Q debate on the issue, and now we're excited to offer the insider's view with the help of our Montreal media panel! Jian speaks with Journal de Montreal's Lise Ravary, La Presse's Marc Cassivi and CBC C'est La Vie's Bernard St-Laurent at L'Olympia in front of a sold-out crowd.
Feb 21, 2014 | 5:20Q Yamantaka // Sonic Titan bring UZU to Studio Q Video
Q Yamantaka // Sonic Titan bring UZU to Studio Q Feb 21, 2014 | 5:20Yamantaka // Sonic Titan call themselves an Asian, Indigenous and Diasporic Art Collective, one that foregrounds myth-building and themes of identity in their work. Ruby Kato Attwood and Alaska B join Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about their unique approach to music and how they applied it to their latest record.
Jul 24, 2013 | 29:48Q Marina Abramovic is present in Studio Q Video
Q Marina Abramovic is present in Studio Q Jul 24, 2013 | 29:48Legendary performance artist, Marina Abramovic, has explored sensation and the physical body, the operation of the mind, and the relationship between artist and audience. She joins Jian at the desk to talk about her latest piece, "The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic", how her troubled upbringing informed her approach to art, her fight to validate performance as a legitimate artform, and how becoming a celebrity has changed her art.
Jan 13, 2014 | 1:26Q Neil Young on being political on Q Video
Q Neil Young on being political on Q Jan 13, 2014 | 1:26In this clip from his feature interview with Jian Ghomeshi, Neil Young talks about where one should draw the line between being an artist and being an activist, or whether there should be a line at all.
Jan 22, 2014 | 16:38Q A chat with adventure filmmaker Bryan Smith Video
Q A chat with adventure filmmaker Bryan Smith Jan 22, 2014 | 16:38Bryan Smith is an adventure filmmaker who risks his neck to get rare footage and document danger. He joins Jian to talk about what drives him to work grueling days and lug heavy equipment, how he became fascinated by new frontiers, and why it's okay to be scared.
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.