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 Aisha Tyler in Studio Q Video
Q Aisha Tyler in Studio Q 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? Video
Q Are men obsolete? 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.
Nov 18, 2013 | 17:37Q Movie icon Jeremy Irons in Studio Q Video
Q Movie icon Jeremy Irons in Studio Q Nov 18, 2013 | 17:37Jeremy Irons, who has been dazzling audiences for over four decades, has earned the triple crown of acting: a Best Actor Oscar, a Best Actor Tony and an Emmy. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to discuss the bold creative risks he takes as a performer -- including a disturbing role as twin gynecologists in David Cronenberg's Dead Ringers -- but also the high-stakes environmental issues he tackles in the real world.
Nov 12, 2013 | 19:31Q David Suzuki's personal stake in Alzheimer's research in Studio Q Video
Q David Suzuki's personal stake in Alzheimer's research in Studio Q Nov 12, 2013 | 19:31David Suzuki has explored many medical issues on his long-running show 'The Nature of Things' -- Lyme disease, obesity, neuroplasticity -- but his latest research on Alzheimer's disease has a deeply personal bent. The award-winning geneticist knows all too well that his odds of contracting the condition are high. His mother died of it, and two of his uncles and an aunt also suffered from dementia. Jian speaks with Suzuki about his family's history with Alzheimer's, the setbacks and breakthroughs in treating the disease, and whether he meant it when he said he'd "just as soon be put down" if he lost his cognitive capabilities.
Nov 8, 2013 | 21:04Q Muse bring "The 2nd Law" to Studio Q Video
Q Muse bring "The 2nd Law" to Studio Q Nov 8, 2013 | 21:04There is nothing small about UK rockers, Muse. The Grammy-winning, prog-rock trio are known around the world for their mix of orchestral rock flourishes and stunning live visuals. They stopped by Studio Q to chat about their epic ambitions, their flare for the dramatic, and their latest record 'The 2nd Law'.