May 2009

Do we focus too much on "fat" when it comes to our health?

The stigma around "fat" in our culture is stronger than ever - fat is associated with all sorts of negative...

Q LIVE - FREE NxNE show at Glenn Gould Studio, Thurs, June 18

You can be part of the audience at a special Q - NxNE festival taping on Thursday June 18 in...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Every time I go to a movie, I have to bolt for the washroom. For some reason, it usually...

What makes a great broadcast interviewer?

Larry King's radio and then TV shows have taken the pulse of a nation for half a century. But today...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP TEN SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS EVER

Summer blockbuster season has begun. Q Screenboy Jesse Wente stakes his reputation on another controversial top ten -- best...

Open House at Q this Saturday!

Interested in going behind the scenes of some of Canadas most popular programs? Tours of CBC Radio and Television studios...

Mio on the Down-Lo: In the Key of B Flat

Crowdsourcing culture is a nascent trend touching music and movies. IN B FLAT is music from the people for...

Are we forgetting how to pay attention?

More multi-tasking and less concentration are earmarks of contemporary society. On Q today, Rapt author Winifred Gallagher talked about the...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP TEN MOVIE ROBOTS

As "Terminator: Salvation" hits theatres, Jesse Wente runs down his top ten non-human actors....

Mio on the Down-Lo: Shield Your Hotspots

A few months ago, I started using Hotspot Shield to access blocked content on U.S. websites like Hulu. The...

Anti-Semitism or artistic chill?

Today on Q, Jewish academic and artist b.h. Yael argued that Jewish advocacy groups like B'nai Brith Canada have gone...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Can I Get A Beat...Box

Big ups to JULIA DALES, a 17-year-old Canadian who won the recent Youtube beatbox contest to secure a wildcard...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP TEN GAME SHOWS

(THAT SHOULD BE MADE INTO A LIVE VIDEO GAME) Q Screenboy's latest list! Let us know what you think....

Has Yoga Culture Become Too Commercialized?

Q recently talked to 'Yoga Inc." author John Philp, and to Ted Grand, owner of the national Moksha Yoga studio...

Mio on the Down-Lo: When A Hero Comes Along

I think the main question here is which of the superheroes at WORLD SUPERHERO REGISTRY would you most want...

Is the sequel-prequel phenomenon movie goers' fault?

It's just like the movie you saw last summer! Today on Q, film critic David Edelstein argued that our preoccupation...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP TEN STAR TREK MOMENTS EVER

This Friday the new Star Trek movie arrives in theatres - the first in 7 years. Q Screenboy Jesse...

Should politics and performance mix?

Today on Q we explored the controversy around Krystian Zimerman, the acclaimed pianist from Poland, who used a Los Angeles...
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