Mel Brooks | Jane Goodall


Jian's back this week with the Best of Q! In this final week of August, he and the Q team are gearing up to launch an all new season. Don't forget to tune in September 2nd for all new shows and, yes, your daily Q essay!

    • If there's anyone who can carry a two-part interview special, it's comedy genius Mel Brooks. The writer, performer, composer, and film director twists the interview into something of a playful tango, often taking jabs at himself and "neon Jian". His quick wit and infectious laugh will lure you in, but his wisdom and gift for storytelling will keep you listening. LISTEN

    • Jian's interview with primatologist and conservation activist Jane Goodall on the pressures of her public identity, how her work -- and conservationism generally -- has had to evolve to shake its colonialist past, and why she also cares deeply about plants. LISTEN

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