Friday, February 8, 2013 | Categories: Q Weekly Update |
MONDAY: Terry O'Reilly guest hosts! Anna Cootes, of the UK-based think tank The New Economics Foundation, on why
fewer working hours makes economic, social and environment sense. Marine biolgist Edith Widder on her discovery and videotaping of a giant squid, the subject of a new Discovery Channel documentary. LISTEN
TUESDAY: Jann Arden guest hosts! Olympic gold medallist snowboarder Ross Rebagliati explains why he's opening a marijuana dispensary in Whistler, British Columbia. Phoebe Baker Hyde on her memoir, The Beauty Experiment. LISTEN
WEDNESDAY: Jann Arden guest hosts! Country singer Chely Wright reflects on the impact of her disclosure that she is a lesbian, and her life and career since. Performance by singer Jill Barber, whose new album Chansons interprets classic French songs from the 1940s, '50s and '60s. LISTEN
THURSDAY: Jann Arden guest hosts! Internet dating debate - is it replacing commitment with choice? Author and journalist Dan Slater argues it is in his new book Love in the Time of Algorithms, but economist Marina Adshade thinks online dating is NOT affecting real world relationships.Sex and relationship writer Josey Vogels on overcoming long-term relationship challenges. Her latest book is Better Sex in No Time. LISTEN
FRIDAY: Jian is back! Friday Live musical guest TBA. Jian welcomes the winning author and juror of the year's Canada Reads, in their first conversation after yesterday's victory. Q's Media Panel with John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star, and others. Joe Warwick & Wylie Dufresne, editor and contributor to Where Chefs Eat, an international guide of insider recommendations.
Audio is available the day after the broadcast.