Friday, September 28, 2012 | Categories: Q Weekly Update
MONDAY: Director Paul Thomas Anderson on this fall's most buzzed-about film, The Master, a drama starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, and Amy Adams. U.K. indie-rockers Bloc Party perform from their latest, Four. Q's sports panel. Listen to the entire show.
TUESDAY: An exclusive talk with The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie on their new album, Now for Plan A. Author and linguist Geoffrey Nunberg on his book, Ascent of the A-Word. Listen to the entire show.
WEDNESDAY: Why go to college or university? Silicon Valley now has various programs inviting young high schoolers to skip the post-secondary step. English singer and songwriter Beth Orton performs from her new album, Sugaring Season. Torquil Campbell's Rant or Rave column and more. Listen to the entire show.
THURSDAY: Terry O'Reilly guest hosts. Longtime Canadian pollster, political spin doctor and branding expert Allan Gregg on the Obama/Romney brands. A debate on bike helmet use. We'll hear from advocates on both sides of the issue. Emma Koenig on her blog and book, F***! I'm In My Twenties, chronicling the generational woes experienced by the middle-class millennials.
FRIDAY: Friday live: Performance throughout the show from Vancouver's Hannah Georgas from her new self-titled album. NY Times TV critic Neil Getzlinger on the overuse of the derisive "Really?" Country music star Kenny Rogers on his new memoir, Luck or Something Like It. Blogger Refresh Daemon on his piece, Psy and the Acceptable Asian Man. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.
Audio is available the day after the broadcast.