Description: CBC Radio's Q is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter to Canadians. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike, with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends. Q brings you big names, big ideas, and those paving the way in Canada's cultural community. Q is your cultural intervention!
Download episodes from this podcast for: 1 year
Use the links below to download a file.
Childless at Christmas, Giorgio Moroder's groove, 100 years of crosswords 19/12/2013
Jody Day offers advice for would-be parents who find Christmas tough. Music producer Giorgio Moroder on getting back in the groove with Daft Punk after years of laying low. NYT Crossword editor Will Shortz on the 100th anniversary of the crossword puzzle.
Download Childless at Christmas, Giorgio Moroder's groove, 100 years of crosswords 19/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:56:43]
Threats to Afghan women, Inside Llewyn Davis with the Coen Brothers, Hockey blues 18/12/2013
As foreign troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, watchdogs worry women's rights could be rolled back. The prolific Coen brothers lead us Inside Llewyn Davis. Radio host Grant Lawrence on his years as a reluctant goalie in a hockey-obsessed family.
Download Threats to Afghan women, Inside Llewyn Davis with the Coen Brothers, Hockey blues 18/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:54:44]
India's ban on gay sex, Q debate on housekeeping, Bad Religion's Christmas album 17/12/2013
Jian discusses India's reinstated gay sex ban with an openly gay prince and a human rights activists. Q debate: Should men do more housekeeping or should women lower their expectations? Bad Religion's Greg Graffin explains the punk band's Christmas album.
Download India's ban on gay sex, Q debate on housekeeping, Bad Religion's Christmas album 17/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:55:44]
Spying on gamers, Jean-Marc Vallée on Dallas Buyers Club, swapping sports for fitness 16/12/2013
A reporter and a gamer weigh in on leaked documents that claim spy agencies are snooping on gamers. Quebec filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée on Dallas Buyers Club. Best of Q: Spelman College president on why her school replaced team sports with fitness programs.
Newton anniversary, Q media panel, Tomson Highway, Once musical 13/12/13
On Newtown shooting anniversary, mothers group says little has changed. We convene the final Q media panel of 2013. Beloved storyteller Tomson Highway on first collection of songs. Elvira Kurt. The stars of touring musical Once are our Friday Live guests!
Download Newton anniversary, Q media panel, Tomson Highway, Once musical 13/12/13
[mp3 file: runs 01:18:33]
Q debate on in-flight calls, director Asghar Farhadi, the apple core myth 12/12/2013
Should cell phone usage be allowed on airplanes? A Q debate! Plus, Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi on solitude, moral ambiguity and his film The Past. And Health writer James Hamblin tries to convince us we've been eating apples incorrectly.
Download Q debate on in-flight calls, director Asghar Farhadi, the apple core myth 12/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:54:34]
Kickstarter for murder, Kevin Smith's Spoilers, Grand Theft Auto 5 star 11/12/13
Forbes journalist Andy Greenberg on a website that claims to be a hub for online assassins. Actor/director Kevin Smith on season 2 of Spoilers, now a Canadians TV exclusive. Steven Ogg on the polarizing yet hugely popular videogame Grand Theft Auto 5.
Download Kickstarter for murder, Kevin Smith's Spoilers, Grand Theft Auto 5 star 11/12/13
[mp3 file: runs 00:56:31]
Will Forte on Nebraska, the psycho scientist, Charlie Brown Christmas music 10/12/2013
Funnyman Will Forte on his foray into drama for the bleak film, Nebraska. Neuroscientist James Fallon on discovering his brain has all the tell-tale markers of psychopathy. Jazz drummer Jerry Granelli on the magical music of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Download Will Forte on Nebraska, the psycho scientist, Charlie Brown Christmas music 10/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:59]
Dutch 'Black Pete' controversy, actor Richard Dreyfuss, the voice of Siri 9/12/2013
Journalist Anna Holligan and activist Quinsy Gario weigh in on the controversial Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) Dutch Christmas character. Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss reflects on acting and activism. Hear the voice actor behind Apple's Siri.
Download Dutch 'Black Pete' controversy, actor Richard Dreyfuss, the voice of Siri 9/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:52:56]
Q special: Perspectives on Nelson Mandela
Following news of Nelson Mandela's passing, Jian discusses his life and legacy with a diversity of artists and thinkers: Michaëlle Jean, Geoffrey York, Johnny Clegg, Zapiro, Dr. Cornel West, Sean Jacobs, Lance Samuels, Cameron Bailey and Richard Popla
Download Q special: Perspectives on Nelson Mandela
[mp3 file: runs 01:14:08]
Journalist kidnappings in Syria, Lenny Cooke's dashed NBA dreams, the trouble with 'manorexia' 12/5/2013
Journalists are being kidnapped in unprecedented numbers in Syria - why aren't we hearing more about it? Plus, Lenny Cooke on going from rising basketball star to cautionary tale. More men are struggling with disordered eating, but are they getting help?
Ikea controversy, Nate Jackson blasts NFL, Norway's slow TV trend, Q top 20 begins! 12/4/2013
Ikea defends compliance with Russia's anti-gay laws. Former Denver Bronco Nate Jackson offers riveting, critical take on being a 'meat sack'. Journalist Brand Barstein on Norway's enchantment with slow TV. Plus, Jian launches the 2013 Q top 20 countdown!
Download Ikea controversy, Nate Jackson blasts NFL, Norway's slow TV trend, Q top 20 begins! 12/4/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:53:58]
Unpacking Upworthy's rapid rise, Frank Turner's Tape Deck Heart, endurance runner Ray Zahab 2/12/13
Eli Pariser, founder of Upworthy.com, on the site's rapid rise, its copycats and its critics. UK folk/punk musician Frank Turner performs from Tape Deck Heart. Canadian ultra-marathoner and philanthropist Ray Zahab on pushing human limitations.
Reckless success on Wall Street, the art of filming adventure, The Hives perform live 2/12/2013
Former trader Chris Arnade explains why it's hard to be both ethical and successful on Wall Street. Adventurer and filmmaker Bryan Smith on risking his neck to capture rare views. Swedish rockers The Hives will leave you buzzing in a special Monday Live.
Download Reckless success on Wall Street, the art of filming adventure, The Hives perform live 2/12/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:00:38]
Half Moon Run, Wal-Mart protests on Black Friday, Q media panel, Conflict Kitchen 29/11/2013
Friday Live performances by Montreal's melodious Half Moon Run. Salon's Josh Eidelson on Wal-Mart protesters storming Black Friday. Q's weekly media panel. The owner of Conflict Kitchen on serving up foreign foods with a side of education.
Download Half Moon Run, Wal-Mart protests on Black Friday, Q media panel, Conflict Kitchen 29/11/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:26:37]
Adoption joys and challenges, battling 'Revenge Porn' kingpin, Fort McMoney docu-game 28/11/2013
Filmmaker Sarah McCarthy shares joys and challenges of international adoption in revealing film. Former private investigator and mother Charlotte Laws on battling 'Revenge Porn' kingpin. Fort McMoney docu-game explores complexities of oilsands debate.
Is Krokodil fears overblown? Steely Dan's Donald Fagen, Top 5 Canada Reads books revealed! 27/11/2013
Dr. Andrew Kolodny argues that the media is sensationalizing the dangers of "zombie drug" Krokodil. Donald Fagen of Steely Dan on his honest memoir Eminent Hipsters. And Jian reveals the Top 5 books for Canada Reads 2014 and their champions!
Sharing abortion stories, Randi Zuckerberg, The National's Bryce Dessner 26/11/13
What's it really like to get an abortion? Writer Meaghan Winter shares rare and revealing stories. Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook exec and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, on navigating our wired world. The National's Bryce Dessner shares his classical side.
Download Sharing abortion stories, Randi Zuckerberg, The National's Bryce Dessner 26/11/13
[mp3 file: runs 00:59:55]
Web-savvy drug cartels, Q sports culture panel, @Stats_Canada's faux factoids 11/24/2013
Researcher Antoine Nouvet on social media savvy Mexican drug cartels. Sportsnet Magazine's Stephen Brunt and ESPN's Megan Greenwell kick off Q's sports culture panel this season. Ren Bostelaar on the popular Twitter parody account @stats_canada.
Download Web-savvy drug cartels, Q sports culture panel, @Stats_Canada's faux factoids 11/24/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:51:58]
NDP strategist Brad Lavigne on Jack Layton's rise, Doctor Who turns 50, Russia's gay-friendly Open Games, Winnipeg 6-piece Royal Canoe perform live
NDP strategist Brad Lavigne on Jack Layton's rise, Doctor Who turns 50, Russia's gay-friendly Open Games, Winnipeg 6-piece Royal Canoe perform live
Boxing legend Mike Tyson, Homeland co-creator Gideon Raff, conceptual artist Theaster Gates. 21/11/13
Boxing legend Mike Tyson on his Undisputed Truth. Homeland co-creator Gideon Raff is captivated by captivity. Conceptual artist Theater Gates blurs the lines between art and urban planning.
Own the Podium CEO Anne Merklinger, U.K. singer Alison Moyet, standup comic Jenn Tisdale 20/11/13
Anne Merklinger on Team Canada's Own the Podium strategy. U.K. singer Alison Moyet on today's music industry. Standup comic Jenn Tisdale on her porn debut.
Liberian journalist Rodney Sieh, actress Mariel Hemingway, New York Times reporter Catherine Rampell 19/11/13
Liberian journalist Rodney Sieh on his 5,000-year prison sentence for libel. Actress Mariel Hemingway on her family's dark history. New York Times economics reporter Catherine Rampell makes a case for outsourcing our lives.
Sexism in sports journalism, Anjelica Houston's cinematic childhood, gay characters in video games 11/18/2013
Is the sports journalism industry an uneven playing field for women? Anjelica Huston on her cinematic childhood. Journalist Terry Mulcahy on introducing gay characters in video games.
Twin Forks, fast food's grip on kids, Q media panel, are men obsolete? 11/15/2013
Friday Live guests: Florida-based folk-rockers Twin Forks. Researcher Jennifer Harris on why fast food is getting better at ads, but not food, for kids. Q's media panel: should reporters take a stance on Rob Ford? Munk Debate Preview: Are Men Obsolete?
Download Twin Forks, fast food's grip on kids, Q media panel, are men obsolete? 11/15/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:28:10]
Cave diver Jill Heinerth, former PM Joe Clark, why Icelanders believe in elves 11/14/2013
Canadian Cave diver and filmmaker Jill Heinerth on what drives her to explore the depths of the earth. Former Prime Minister Joe Clark on why he fears Canada has lost its way. Journalist Ryan Jacobs on why so many Icelanders believe elves are real.
Download Cave diver Jill Heinerth, former PM Joe Clark, why Icelanders believe in elves 11/14/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:56:01]
Chilean miners still struggling, comedian Eddie Izzard, the art of losing one's virginity 11/13/2013
Journalist Jonathan Franklin on why many of the Chilean miners rescued in 2010 are now struggling above ground. From the Best of Q: comedian Eddie Izzard, who is now touring Canada. And why an art school virgin plans to have sex publicly with his partner.
'PunditFact' targets talking heads | Feminist movie ratings | The Dirties reframes school shootings 11/12/2013
PunditFact editor Aaron Sharockman on fact-checking talking heads. How a funny cartoon about women in film led Swedish movie houses to use the "Bechdel Test". Matt Johnson of The Dirties explains why he made a funny film about a school shooting plot.
Best of Q: Creationist comes out, actor and comedian Billy Crystal, China's duplitecture 11/11/2013
From the best of Q: columnist Virginia Heffernan on why she chose to come out as a creationist. Comedian and actor Billy Crystal reflects on a life in entertainment. Duplitecture: Why has China been replicating many of the West's architectural gems?
A very special edition of Q live from PEI! 08/11/2013
Live performances from Paper Lions and Catherine Maclellan. Storyteller/songwriter Lennie Gallant. Q media panel: PEI edition. Actor Adam Brazier. Filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes. Potato vodka pros Arla Johnson and Julie Shore. World-changer Todd MacLean.
Download A very special edition of Q live from PEI! 08/11/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:30:32]
Ford Nation and hoser culture, why we may all be perverts, sportscaster Jay Onrait 11/7/2013
Connecting Ford Nation and hoser culture - are we more forgiving of boorish chumps, these days? Psychologist and writer Jesse Bering on his book, Perv: The Suprising Science of Sexual Deviance. Slapstick sportscaster Jay Onrait on his book Anchorboy.
Download Ford Nation and hoser culture, why we may all be perverts, sportscaster Jay Onrait 11/7/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:05:44]
Giller winner Lynne Coady, comedian Rob Delaney, actor Michael C. Hall 11/06/2013
Hellgoing author Lynn Coady on her Giller and the power of short stories. Comedian and Twitter king Rob Delaney on humour and honesty inspired by hard times. And from the Best of Q: Michael C. Hall on his role in the Beat-era drama, Kill Your Darlings.
Download Giller winner Lynne Coady, comedian Rob Delaney, actor Michael C. Hall 11/06/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:05:21]
The case against freelancing for free, basketball legend Dr. J, David Suzuki on Alzheimer's 11/05/2013
Cartoonist and writer Tim Kreider argues that creative types should stop giving away their work for free in the name of "exposure". Basketball legend Julius Erving on his on and off-court legacy. David Suzuki on his personal stake in Alzheimer's research.
The case against #Mamming, Douglas Coupland on terrible people, Mortician defends Selfies at Funerals 11/04/2013
Does #Mamming - laying breasts on flat surfaces to promote mammograms - trivialize breast cancer awareness? Douglas Coupland on his book Worst. Person. Ever., and why he loves his unlikable character. Are 'selfies at funerals' progressive or indefensible?
Blue Rodeo, Toronto Star on Rob Ford, actor Jeremy Irons, "The Roots boys," Elvira Kurt 11/01/2013
Friday Live guests Blue Rodeo perform from In Our Nature. The Star's John Cruikshank weighs in on the Rob Ford tape. Movie icon Jeremy Irons on acting and activism. Roots Detroit-born founders on 40 years of Canuck style. Elvira Kurt's hall of shame!
Emily Yoffe's controversial advice to women, actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, L'il Bub's "dude" 10/31/2013
Slate columnist Emily Yoffe on her lightning-rod article on binge drinking and rape in college. Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor on how his role in 12 Years a Slave changed him. L'il Bub's "dude" Mike Bridavsky shares what it's like to have an internet famous pet.
The rise of burqa swag, Canadian boxer George Chuvalo, hackers for hire 10/30/2013
Journalist Arwa Mahdawi explores the rise of "burqa swag" - is the trend avant-garde or mere appropriation? Boxer George Chuvalo opens up in a heart-wrenching interview about his lifelong fight. David Kushner explains why hackers are today's hot hires.
Download The rise of burqa swag, Canadian boxer George Chuvalo, hackers for hire 10/30/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:54:13]
Two-part special on Les Mis Toronto, space hero Chris Hadfield 10/29/2013
Three members of the Toronto production of Les Miserables - Ramin Karimloo (Jean Valjean), Melissa O'Neil (Eponine) and Earl Carpenter (Javert) - floor Jian. And Chris Hadfield shares life advice for earthlings after gaining the perspective from space.
Download Two-part special on Les Mis Toronto, space hero Chris Hadfield 10/29/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:08:33]
Arcade Fire, So long Lou Reed 10/28/2013
Jian dedicates his opening essay to musical pioneer Lou Reed, who died Sunday. Plus, we bring their raw, unhurried 2010 interview back from the archives. A 2-part special with Grammy-winners Arcade Fire, back with their much-anticipated album, Reflektor.
Download Arcade Fire, So long Lou Reed 10/28/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:57:44]
Franz Ferdinand, Obama vs. the press, Q media panel, Humans of New York 10/25/2013
Franz Ferdinand thrill us as today's Friday Live guests. Joel Simon on the CPJ's damning report on U.S. press freedom. Q's media panel on the Senate scandal and press freedom in Canada. Brandon Stanton on his touching blog-turned-book: Humans of New York.
Download Franz Ferdinand, Obama vs. the press, Q media panel, Humans of New York 10/25/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:24:51]
Giving in to Chinese censors, Stephen King and son Owen, Snowboarder Mark McMorris 10/24/2013
New York Times Beijing correspondent Andrew Jacobs on Western authors acquiescing to Chinese censorship. Master of horror Stephen King and his son, Owen, on fiction and family. Saskatchewan Snowboarder Mark McMorris gears up to bring slopestyle to Sochi.
Download Giving in to Chinese censors, Stephen King and son Owen, Snowboarder Mark McMorris 10/24/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:53:46]
Q debate special: Is the internet making us smarter or stupider? 10/23/2013
Q's first ever debate show examines how the internet is affecting our memories, our ability to focus and decision-making process. Tech writer and journalist Clive Thompson and UofT computer science professor Steve Easterbrook square off.
Download Q debate special: Is the internet making us smarter or stupider? 10/23/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:10:28]
Veteran journalist Don Newman, Former MLSE president and CEO Richard Peddie, Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin 10/22/2013
Longtime political journalist Don Newman on his memoir Welcome to the Broadcast. Former Maple Leaf sports head Richard Peddie on how he went from blue collar kid to big-shot CEO. Documentarian Alanis Obomsawin on social change and learning to listen.
Uncovering the Burmese copy track trend. Do we need nasty book reviews? Actor Daniel Brühl 10/21/2013
Journalist Patrick Winn reports on the pop plagiarism trend in Burma. Book reviewers Lee Siegel and Fleur Macdonald debate the cultural value of negative book reviews. Best of Q: Actor Daniel Brühl on his films The Fifth Estate and Rush.
Sweden's The Sounds, Free the Arctic 30, The XX Factor, Aisha Tyler 18/10/2013
Live performances from Swedish indie rockers The Sounds. Greenpeace's Kumi Naidoo on the plight of the Arctic 30. Alison Wolf on her provocative book on career women, The XX Factor. Multi-talented entertainer Aisha Tyler.
Download Sweden's The Sounds, Free the Arctic 30, The XX Factor, Aisha Tyler 18/10/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:30:10]
Two-part Drake exclusive, 'joking judge' Vince August 17/10/2013
Canadian broadcast exclusive: Jian's two-part interview with hiphop mega-star Drake, now touring his latest album, Nothing Was the Same. Plus, "joking judge" Vince August on being forced to choose between law and comedy.
Download Two-part Drake exclusive, 'joking judge' Vince August 17/10/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:58:36]
Pigeonholing black actors, rapper Shad, and Empire of Dirt's Jennifer Podemski and Cara Gee 16/10/2013
Is this really a banner year for black actors, or are they only being recognized for roles white actors can't play? Hyper-articulate rapper Shad brings Flying Colours to Q. Jennifer Podemski and Cara Gee on Empire of Dirt and why Native is not a genre.
Tarek and John are free, hockey legend Bobby Orr, X-games champion Kaya Turski 10/15/2013
Filmmaker John Greyson and doctor Tarek Loubani on their seven-week ordeal in Egypt. Hockey legend and former Bruin Bobby Orr on his storied life and legacy. Slopestyle skier and 3-time X Games gold medalist Kaya Turski on her sport's debut in Sochi.
Download Tarek and John are free, hockey legend Bobby Orr, X-games champion Kaya Turski 10/15/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:14:51]
A Thanksgiving special featuring the Best of Q! 10/14/2013
Food expert and Omnivore's Dilemma author Michael Pollan author makes the case for home cooking. American folk-roots singer/songwriter, Patty Griffin, brings American Kid to studio Q. Comic Rick Moranis on "My Mother's Brisket and Other Love Songs."
Download A Thanksgiving special featuring the Best of Q! 10/14/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:13:42]
Violinist James Ehnes, pro-Kremlin trolling, Q media panel, The Eyewriter, Torquil Campbell 10/11/2013
Multiple Juno-winning violinist James Ehnes is our Friday Live guest. Reporter Olga Khazan tracks pro-Kremlin online trolling. Q's media panel reviews the top stories of the week. From the Best of Q, Mick Ebeling on the EyeWriter. And Torquil Campbell!
Debate on "Native Advertising", Lorde's rising star, reaction to Alice Munro's win 10/10/2013
Can you spot the paid content in newsprint? Cathrin Bradbury and Jeff Jarvis debate "native advertising." A performance and conversation with New Zealand's young chart topper, Lorde. Reaction to Alice Munro's historic 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Download Debate on "Native Advertising", Lorde's rising star, reaction to Alice Munro's win 10/10/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:13:25]
Christian university and student sex lives, Richard Dawkins, Jan Lisiecki 10/09/2013
Should a Christian law school be able to require students to promise not to have gay sex? A Q debate! Plus, author and scientist Richard Dawkins on his memoir, An Appetite for Wonder. And our favourite young pianist from Calgary, 18 year old Jan Lisiecki.
Download Christian university and student sex lives, Richard Dawkins, Jan Lisiecki 10/09/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:01:54]
Peter Buffett, Robbie Robertson, and TV director Michelle Maclaren 10/08/2013
Warren Buffett's son Peter speaks on how the rich get charity wrong. Rock legend Robbie Robertson and artist manager Jim Guerinot list 27 music legends that every young person should know. Meet the Canadian woman behind TV's most gut-wrenching scenes.
Download Peter Buffett, Robbie Robertson, and TV director Michelle Maclaren 10/08/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:57:04]
Why we should let kids lose, Jack Johnson performs, the culture of Kickstarter 10/07/2013
Nurtureshock author Ashley Merryman on why the "everyone's a winner" philosophy is bad for kids. Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson brings "From Here to Now to You" to studio Q. Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler on the culture of crowd-sourcing.
Download Why we should let kids lose, Jack Johnson performs, the culture of Kickstarter 10/07/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:00:04]
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, stomping beauty norms, hysteria in the U.S., Is gossip good?10/04/2013
Montreal's genre-bending YT // ST. Did Rick Owens "real women" fashion show stomp beauty norms? Historian Jeff Shesol weighs in on the "perpetual outrage machine" in Washington. U.K. writer Ian Leslie argues gossip is good. And Elvira Kurt!
Best of Q: Mary Robinson, Dallas Green, Occupy Barbie House, Mark Morris 10/03/2013
A Best of Q special! Former Irish president and UN Commissioner of Human Rights Mary Robinson; City and Colour, a.k.a Dallas Green; the leader of Occupy Barbie's Dream House in Berlin; New York choreographer and dancer Mark Morris.
Download Best of Q: Mary Robinson, Dallas Green, Occupy Barbie House, Mark Morris 10/03/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:10:50]
Banning toy guns, The Sports Gene, Welcome to Night Vale, Canada Reads theme revealed! 10/02/2013
Why is Brasilia cracking down on toy guns? From Q on Sports, David Epstein explains the latest science on the so-called sports gene. Can the smash hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale revive the art of the radio drama? And: announcing this year's Canada Read
New doc challenges Argo story; U.K. band Daughter performs; What do women want? 10/01/2013
Filmmaker Larry Weinstein and former Canadian diplomat Ken Taylor on Our Man in Tehran - the Canadian response to Argo. London-based trio Daughter perform from their debut album, If You Leave. From the Best of Q: what science says about female desire.
Download New doc challenges Argo story; U.K. band Daughter performs; What do women want? 10/01/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:59:01]
The Doors' John Densmore, Margaret Atwood, Guillermo del Toro 09/30/2013
The Doors' drummer John Densmore on battling his former band mates in court. The ever-prescient Margaret Atwood on the third book in her dystopian trilogy, Maddaddam; and from the Best of Q, Mexican-American director Guillermo del Toro on Pacific Rim.
Download The Doors' John Densmore, Margaret Atwood, Guillermo del Toro 09/30/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:58:27]
Q Live at POP Montreal! 09/27/2013
Don't miss this special six-act show, including the musical talents of Patrick Watson and BRAIDS; award-winning comic Sugar Sammy; best-selling novelist Louise Penny; Louis Cyr star Antoine Bertrand; and special Montreal media panel!
Download Q Live at POP Montreal! 09/27/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:30:04]
Saudi Arabia's first feature film, The Moth's live storytelling, Eurovision voting scandal 09/26/2013
Guest host Gill Deacon talks to Haifaa Al Mansour, the groundbreaking female director of Wadjda; Adam Gopnik and Catherine Burns explain the lasting power of The Moth's live storytelling; Why Eurovision is much more than a song contest.
Baichwal and Burtynsky's Watermark, Basia Bulat, Bowie at the AGO 09/25/2013
Manufactured Landscapes collaborators Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky on how we shape and are shaped by water; Folksinger Basia Bulat on Tall Tall Shadow; Jian speaks to the AGO curators of "David Bowie Is," a travelling exhibition about the icon.
Download Baichwal and Burtynsky's Watermark, Basia Bulat, Bowie at the AGO 09/25/2013
[mp3 file: runs 00:59:43]
WTF host Marc Maron, Michael Ignatieff, Polaris Prize recap 09/24/2013
Veteran entertainer and popular podcaster Marc Maron explains why he brings stars to his garage; former Liberal party leader Michael Ignatieff reflects on his historic loss; Jian on the Polaris Prize Gala and Godspeed You! Black Emperor's win.
Download WTF host Marc Maron, Michael Ignatieff, Polaris Prize recap 09/24/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:01:56]
UFC's Dana White, Radiolab co-host Jad Abumrad, Matthew Good 09/23/2013
Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, defends mixed martial arts and his straightup style; Radiolab co-host Jad Abumrad on bringing curiosity to life on the airwaves; Vancouver's own Matthew Good performs from Arrows of Desire.
Download UFC's Dana White, Radiolab co-host Jad Abumrad, Matthew Good 09/23/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:06:53]
Writer Philip Hensher, KT Tunstall, Q media panel, Janeane Garofalo, Elvira Kurt 09/20/2013
Man Booker goes global, KT Tunstall performs from Invisible Empire Crescent Moon, Q's media panel looks at Quebec values and Bangladesh, and comedian Janeane Garofalo makes a memorable escape from Studio Q.
Download Writer Philip Hensher, KT Tunstall, Q media panel, Janeane Garofalo, Elvira Kurt 09/20/2013
[mp3 file: runs 01:33:34]