March 2010

Mio on the Down-Lo: What Do You Really Think Of Me?

Is it necessary to actually know what people think is wrong with you? Or would you rather they keep...

Jesse Wente's Top Five Instances of Greek Mythology in Pop Culture

This Friday, "Clash of the Titans" arrives in all its 3-D glory in movie theatres. Starring Liam Neeson as Zeus...

Is the local food movement creating a culinary xenophobia?

On Monday's program, we spoke to two leading chefs, with very different opinions about the local food movement. London-based Peter...

What's your favourite concert movie?

On Friday's show, we spoke with Academy award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme about his new Neil Young concert documentary, "Neil Young...

Did Ann Coulter hijack the Canadian media?

The visit of conservative pundit Ann Coulter to Canada became the media story of the week - and the focus...

Is it fair to judge any political figure - female or male - on their style sense?

Today we talked to Pulitizer Prize-winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan. As fashion editor for The Washington Post, she's assessed the...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP FIVE COMIC ACTORS TURNED SERIOUS

Ben Stiller - who stars in "Greenberg," a movie out this Friday - is just the latest comic actor...

Should a community be able to ban retail chains and fast-food franchises?

On Friday's show, we talked to Stephen Ashton, a district councilor for Tofino, BC -- a picturesque sea-side community on...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Fully Sick Rapper, Yo

With songs like Life in Quarantine and Germaphobe, the FULLY SICK RAPPER is a really sick rapper. That's sick...

Do you prefer life advice from experts or from a flawed being just like yourself?

Advice columnist David Eddie was on the show today, doling out common sense from his self-declared inexpert point of view....

Should head hits be banned from our unofficial national sport?

Today, Q's sports-culture panel looked at the NHL's ongoing attempts to curb head injuries. While no one is disputing that...

Is the media doing a good job of covering issues affecting women?

This week began with International Women's Day, a day which few in Canada's media marked with any major stories. Our...

Mio on the Down-Lo: The Web On Your TV

Before the historic launch of the TV version on Showcase this Friday, check out the humble web series beginnings...

Do conspiracy theories help or hurt the quality of our news?

Pearl Harbour. Roswell. The death of Princess Diana. 9/11. For every dramatic or decisive cultural moment in history, there's a...

Does Conan O'Brien represent a new kind of man?

We spoke with Details magazine editor-at-large Jeff Gordinier today as part of Q's "Manscape" series. Jeff suggests that there's a...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP FIVE WAR MOVIES OF THE DECADE

The Hurt Locker won big at the Oscars, but few people have actually seen it. War movies may be...

Your Oscar reactions

It was a big night for The Hurt Locker, Sandra Bullock and Jeff Bridges at the Academy Awards. What did...

The "O Canada" debate: Action or Distraction?

A surprise line in this week's Speech from the Throne has set off a cross-country debate about the national anthem,...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Have Your People Call Mine

I'm not sure if one of these meeting calculators has ever been known to actually lead to a decrease...

JESSE WENTE'S TOP FIVE GENIE MOMENTS

The 2010 Genie Award nominations were recently announced. The Genies might not get the same press as the Oscars,...

The "Precious" Debate

Precious enters this year's Oscar race with a total of six nominations. The film is the harrowing story of an...
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