January 2011

How important are movie critics today?

Today on Q, the new co-hosts of "Ebert Presents at the Movies," Ignatiy Vishnevetsky and Christy Lemire, joined us...

Cecilia String Quartet performs live in Studio Q

Toronto's Cecilia String Quartet stopped by Studio Q to perform throughout the show today. The foursome won the top prize at the 2010 Banff International...

This Week on Q Jan 31-Feb 4

MONDAY Edwidge Danticat TUESDAY Joan Rivers WEDNESDAY Barry Avrich THURSDAY The Decemberists FRIDAY Anna & Kristina...

James Cameron on Alberta, 'Avatar' and advocacy

Photo: Garth Lenz Today, Jian spoke to acclaimed Canadian filmmaker James Cameron about his involvement in Tipping Point: The Age...

"The King's Speech" Screenwriter David Seidler on Q

(AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Yesterday, David Seidler picked up his first Oscar nomination in a decades-long career.  Today, he joined us on...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Do Nothing Right Now!

Okay...we're back...it's 2011 and people be bugging. First the Ted Williams saga, the homeless radio announcer...THEN Craig Rowin asks for (late 2010)...

Who do you trust for healthy diet information?

Today on Q, Jian spoke with author Gary Taubes about his new book, Why We Get Fat: And What To Do...

Would you "cure" your own aging if you could?

On today's show Jian spoke with the Pulitzer Prize winning science writer Jonathan Weiner about his latest book, Long for this...

Whither the Suit?

The Economist recently announced the suit may be celebrating its 150th anniversary. But at such a milestone, why aren't we feting the...

Dr. Brian Goldman responds to Suzanne Somers

Earlier this week, actress and author Suzanne Somers returned to Studio Q. She discussed weight, aging and matters of health...

Is rock music dead?

Today, we convened a Q debate to ask: Is rock dead?. New statistics reveal that only three of the 100...

This Week on Q Jan 24-28

MONDAY Jonathan Weiner TUESDAY Gary Taubes WEDNESDAY David Seidler THURSDAY James Cameron FRIDAY Maria Bamford...

Q's Great Spaces Debate

  _ or _ _ ?   Today on Q, we convened the Great Spaces Debate. We asked, after writing...

Should we be eating horsemeat?

Would you? Do you? And what are the key concerns for you on this controversial issue? It's a meat that's...

Are some food critics too harsh?

Last month, when LA Times food critic Irene Virbila arrived to dine at the restaurant Red Medicine, she was made...

This Week on Q Jan 17-21

MONDAY Karen Armstrong TUESDAY Suzanne Somers WEDNESDAY Gretchen Rubin THURSDAY Olivier Assayas FRIDAY Jenn Grant...

Arizona, Palin and the press: Is 'violent rhetoric' in politics and media to blame for the shootings in Tucson?

AP Photo/Matt York Q's Media Panel reconvened today, for the first time in 2011. Globe and Mail columnist Margaret...

PSA Ads: To Shock or Not?

  Can you be shocked into changing your behaviour by a Public Service Announcement ad? Will bigger and scarier images...

Brian Eno on Q

Yesterday, Jian spoke with acclaimed music composer, producer and visual artist Brian Eno about his new Calgary exhibition 77 Million Paintings,...

Most Clicked on Q

New to Q? Check out some of our most popular content from the past year.  - Interviews with great bands...

The cast of "Assassins" performs live on Q

Photo: Guntar Kravis It was a Friday Live first on Q today... cast members from the Dora Award-winning Toronto restaging...

Do toy guns lead to real gun violence?

It's a question that often gets asked in North America, particularly when we're confronted with the shock of extreme...

Jian on the broadcast ban of Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothing'

Today, Jian kicked off the show by commenting on the decision by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council to ban the...

In the Q: Golden Voices, Invasive Species

Happy 2011!  Another year, another everyman turned viral superstar: Ted Williams, don't let insta-celebrity ruin you! Oh, maybe too late. ...

This Week on Q Jan 10-14

MONDAY Ira Glass TUESDAY Brian Eno WEDNESDAY Stephen Dorff THURSDAY Josh Groban FRIDAY Christopher Plummer...

Is Disaster Tourism Ethical?

A  doll and a gas mask, covered in radioactive dust, in an abandoned kindergarten near Chernobyl. It's a scene that...

Oprah's Book Club: Good for Literature?

The final installment of Oprah's Book Club has been announced: two 19th century novels by Charles Dickens.  Oprah's audience screamed...

This Week on Q Jan 3-7

MONDAY Lynda Barry TUESDAY Dan Gardner WEDNESDAY Mae Martin THURSDAY Gordon Pinsent FRIDAY catl....

Should we eat meat? Anthony Bourdain & Jonathan Safran Foer debate

ON THE BEST OF Q TODAY: Just before Thanksgiving this fall on Q, writer, chef -- and vocal critic of vegetarianism...

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