Friday, January 4, 2013 | Categories: Q Weekly Update
MONDAY: Can young kids really be considered actors? With a potential Oscar nomination on the horizon for Quvenzhané Wallis, who was five when she made Beasts of the Southern Wild, we convene a Q debate. David Cronenberg on his latest film Cosmopolis. Comedian Shaun Majumder on his reality show Majumder Manor, which follows his return to Newfoundland to build an inn in his hometown. LISTEN
TUESDAY: The state (or lack thereof) of sex education in China. Actor David Sutcliffe, from TV's Gilmore Girls and Private Practice, on his new series Cracked, about a police officer who transfers to the psychiatric crime unit. Celebrated graphic artist Stefan Sagmeister on his rules for happiness. LISTEN
WEDNESDAY: Director David France on his acclaimed movie How To Survive a Plague about AIDS activism. Iranian-American comic Maz Jobrani on playing endless terrorist roles in Hollywood and on his new comedy script, with a positive Middle Eastern character, Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero. Symbolia, America's first magazine exclusively for comics journalism. LISTEN
THURSDAY: GPS-ing your kid: a Q debate. A trio of critics review the morning's Academy Award nominations. Peter Tatchell on why insult laws in the UK need to be reworked. Torquil's Rant or Rave column. LISTEN
FRIDAY: Friday Live with the charismatic alt-country collaboration Whitehorse, touring their latest album, The Fate of the World Depends on this Kiss. Actor Garrett Hedlund and director Walter Salles on their adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel, On the Road. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.
Audio is available the day after the broadcast.