This Week On Q Feb 13-17/12

MONDAY The Kills

TUESDAY Modern Love Special




Monday: Sociologist Bella DePaulo on how society discriminates against single people. The Kills, duo of vocalist Alison Mosshart and guitarist Jamie Hince, on their 4th studio album, Blood Pressures. Q's Sports Culture Panel.

Tuesday: Our Modern Love series ends today with a Valentine's Day Special. Oscar-winning Milk and J. Edgar screenwriter Dustin Lance Black on same-sex marriage and his new play, 8. A Q debate on the future of monogamy. Sherry Turkle on the future of human-robot relationships. Plus, we announce the winners of our 6-Word Modern Love Story contest!

Wednesday: Mike Daisey on his one-man show about Steve Jobs that may have influenced Apple to reexamine its labour practices. Australian music phenomenon Gotye (aka Wally de Backer) stops by to discuss his breakthrough album Making Mirrors. Music writer Sarah Liss on the troublesome ways that journalists write about female musicians. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave column.

Thursday: Writer and activist Raj Patel on why he believes that sugar should be regulated like alcohol. New York's FUN. are back with their second album Some Nights. A look at the new rules around female media presenters in Afghanistan which have some people worried that the recent advances in women's rights in that country may be eroding.

Friday: Ottawa band Amos the Transparent are known for their spectacular live shows, and their new album goodnight my dear... I'm falling apart captures that live magic. They'll play live in studio Q. Brian Selznick, the writer and illustrator behind the children's book that formed the basis of the Oscar-nominated movie Hugo. Q's Media Panel. Fashion model Twiggy.


Audio is available the day following the broadcast

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