This Week On Q - Jun 18-22/12


Monday: A look at the outcry against the uniformity of Facebook's all-male board of directors. Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard performs from first solo album, Rhythm and Repose. Q's Sports Culture Panel with Dave Bidini and Stephen Brunt.

Tuesday:  Brent Bambury guest hosts! Journalist and author Michael Fumento on why the right in the U.S. is too extreme even for lifelong Republicans. Toronto Star reporter Stephanie Findlay explains the controversy over IAAF rule changes around gender testing for athletes. Film director James Ivory.

Wednesday: New York author and humourist Fran Lebowitz on redesigning American manners. The Beach Boys on their 50th anniversary and new album, That's Why God Made the Radio. Lois Smith Brady, editor of the popular yet controversial Sunday New York Times wedding column, Vows.

Thursday:
Artist Vik Muniz. Comedian Marc Maron on rethinking American morality. Australian comic/performance artist Pam Ann (AKA Caroline Reid), who's made a career out of impersonating a nightmare flight attendant.

Friday: Singer-songwriter Alexi Murdoch -- who was raised in Greece and Scotland, and now divides his time between New York and Scotland -- performs live from his latest album, Towards the Sun. Author and academic Pierre Desrochers and local food activist Jill Richardson debate the benefits of the locavore movement. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave column.

Audio is available the day following the broadcast.

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