Friday, March 9, 2012 | Categories: Q Weekly Update |
MONDAY Ashley Judd
TUESDAY Gail Simmons
WEDNESDAY Torq Campbell and more
FRIDAY Margaret Atwood & Jennifer Baichwal
Monday: Brent Bambury guest hosts! Filmmaker Alex "Repo Man" Cox on why he hates copyright restrictions to the extent that he advocates the pirating of his own work. Actress Ashley Judd on her new action-based TV series Missing. George R.R. Martin on his Game of Thrones novels.
Tuesday: Jim Brown guest hosts! Toronto-born, New York-based Top Chef judge Gail Simmons on her memoir, Talking with My Mouth Full: My Life as a Professional Eater. Jon Lackman from Paris on an unusual and anonymous group of artist-hackers who infiltrate the tunnels of Paris and restore neglected artifacts.
Wednesday: Jim Brown guest hosts! KONY2012 - a debate on whether oversimplification in cause-related messaging is justifiable in some circumstances when there is a moral imperative for the masses to act. A Q debate on whether are we too obsessed with gender when it comes to understanding kids, with author, academic and psychologist Rosalind Barnett and writer and teacher Michael Reist. We talk to the inventor of Presto! - a iPad inspired restaurant menu that allows you order food without a waiter. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave column.
Thursday: Jim Brown guest hosts! Environmental artist Christo talks about his latest installation project, draping fabric over the Arkansas River in Colorado. Should there be quotas for women on corporate boards? We talk to CBC Senior News Correspondent Amanda Lang and Canadian senator Céline Hervieux-Payette. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame
Friday: Jim Brown guest hosts! French Senator Chantal Jouanno on why she wants to see children's beauty pageants banned. Q's Media Panel is back. Jian Ghomeshi's interview with filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal and writer Margaret Atwood about their new doc, Payback.
Audio is available the day following the broadcast