Friday, January 14, 2011 | Categories: Q Weekly Update
MONDAY Karen Armstrong
TUESDAY Suzanne Somers
WEDNESDAY Gretchen Rubin
THURSDAY Olivier Assayas
FRIDAY Jenn Grant
Monday: We talk to the creator of the new Afghan TV show, The Mask, followed by a chat with journalist Nelofer Pazira on the power of women's issue-based shows in Afghanistan today. Q's Sports Culture Panel returns. Nun-turned-theological-thinker Karen Armstrong on her latest book, 12 Steps To A Compassionate Life.
Tuesday: Suzanne Somers talks about her most recent book, Sexy Forever: How to Fight Fat after Forty. American alt-country band The Jayhawks on the re-release of their two acclaimed albums, Hollywood Town Hall and Tomorrow The Green Grass.
Wednesday: We talk to LA Times Food Editor Russ Parsons about the recent outing of its restaurant critic. Author Gretchen Rubin on her bestseller, The Happiness Project.
Thursday: French director Olivier Assayas on his Golden Globe Award-winning film, Carlos. A debate on spaces. Should there be one space after a period? Or two spaces?
NOTE: King's Speech screenwriter David Seidler is feeling sick... we'll let you know when his interviewed will be rescheduled.
Friday: Friday Live musical guest Jenn Grant performs from her new album, Honeymoon Punch. A debate over whether rock n' roll is dead. Plus, the 100th anniversary of the suit.
Audio is available the day following the broadcast.