This Week On Q - Jun 11-15/12


Monday: Digital Domain's Ed Ulbrich on why his company's creation of an Elvis hologram and other deceased stars will enhance their cultural legacy, plus Nathan Rabin of The Onion's AV Club on his reaction to the rise of hologram entertainers. The second installment of Q's Redesigning America series -- comic  Maz Jobrani and writer Gustavo Arellano on the changing race and face of the United States. Q's Sports Culture Panel with Dave Bidini and Bruce Dowbiggin.

Tuesday:  Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of the longstanding and still hugely popular rock band Rush discuss their new album, Clockwork Angels. Tiphany Adams on her participation in TV's Push Girls, an acclaimed new documentary TV series that follows the lives of several young women in wheelchairs. Mio Adilman's Download Down Lo column.

Wednesday: New Yorker art director Francoise Mouly on the venerable magazine's controversial and topical front page, as seen in her new book Blown Covers. Juno-winning Halifax-born band Wintersleep play from their new album, Hello Hum. A look at a new dance performance in France that is a duet between humans and trained swans.

Thursday:
A look at the state of American political talk with Slate editor David Plotz, National Review columnist Jonah Goldberg and Cassandra Dahnke from the Institute for Civility in Government. Writer Deni Bechard talks about Cures for Hunger, his memoir about his relationship with his father, a bank robber and criminal.

Friday: Toronto band Metric performs from their new futuristic new album, Synthetica. Q's Media Panel reconvenes. An advocate for the rising practice of living at home with your parents in your 20s and 30s. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.

Audio is available the day following the broadcast.

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