Friday, December 23, 2011 | Categories: Q Weekly Update
WEDNESDAY Jane Fonda
FRIDAY Gloria Steinem
Best of Q Holiday Shows...
Monday: Food writer Jennifer McLagen on the nose-to-tail meat-eating trend - her book is called Odd Bits: How to Cook the Rest of the Animal. Performance and conversation with the Mercury Prize-winning UK band Elbow. Two successful co-authors in the Young Adult fiction genre speak out about a hidden taboo of positive gay characters in stories for teenagers.
Tuesday: A Q Debate about women and the glass ceiling with Dutch economist Heleen Mees and workplace management expert Penny de Valk. Merrill Garbus, the musical force behind the Oakland, California-based indie band tUnE-yArDs performs. Activist and writer Larry Kramer on his play about the early days of AIDS, The Normal Heart.
Wednesday: Marilyn McHarg of Médecins Sans Frontières on whether famine photos used to solicit funds for aid agencies tell the whole story. 73-year-old movie actress, memoirist, activist, and fitness queen Jane Fonda on her latest book, Prime Time. A former unpaid intern who worked on the Oscar-winning drama Black Swan on why he is taking his ex-employer to court for making him do menial tasks like making coffee.debate on whether we should we stop caring about online privacy. Feminist writer and activist Gloria Steinem on her upbringing and personal life. Nirvana bassist Krist Novaselic on the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's influential album Nevermind. Gravel-voiced experimental musician Tom Waits on his new album, Bad As Me. Monday Jan 2: Daniela Papi on why "gap year" programs in the developing world may do more harm than good. Film critic Roger Ebert on his memoir, Life Itself. Daniella Martin on why we should eat bugs.
Audio is available the day following the broadcast