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Introducing The Q Interview, a new podcast series with Tom Power

The Q Interview is a new podcast series from the award-winning CBC show Q, hosted by Tom Power. It drops weekly on Friday mornings, starting Sept. 3.

'I'm going back to comedy': Sandra Bullock says The Unforgivable will be her last drama

The Oscar winner spoke with Q’s Tom Power about her new film, The Unforgivable, and why she only wants to accept comedic roles from now on.

Monday, Nov. 29, 2021: Sandra Bullock, Doc McKinney and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Sandra Bullock, record producer Doc McKinney, country singer MacKenzie Porter, musician and NASA engineer Brendan Chamberlain-Simon (also known as Proud Father).

Doc McKinney on how the Weeknd's House of Balloons changed the sound of pop music

Canadian record producer Doc McKinney joined Tom Power to look back on the Weeknd's debut mixtape, House of Balloons, and the artist's early rise to fame.

Country star MacKenzie Porter on Nashville success and returning home to Canada

The Alberta-born singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to discuss her Grand Ole Opry debut and her upcoming performance at tonight's Canadian Country Music Awards.

How NASA engineer Proud Father channeled his career dread into music

NASA robotics technologist Brendan Chamberlain-Simon records music as Proud Father. He told Tom Power how he turned his career dread into an album that tells the story of an astronaut experiencing the same thing in space.

'Listen to my side': Adele opens up about 30, divorce and her struggle with fame

In a wide-ranging Canadian exclusive interview with Q’s Tom Power, Adele discussed her personal new album, the power of music in tough times, her close friendship with Drake and more.

Friday, Nov. 26, 2021: Richard Jenkins, Jim James and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Richard Jenkins, South Korean film and media expert Michelle Cho, rapper Haviah Mighty, musician Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

Richard Jenkins on his unnerving new family drama The Humans

The actor joined Tom Power to explain why his latest film, The Humans, might make you reconsider how scary a Thanksgiving dinner can be.

What the popularity of Hellbound and Squid Game says about the rise of South Korean content

Michelle Cho, an assistant professor of South Korean film and media at the University of Toronto, spoke with Tom Power about the success of Netflix's new horror series Hellbound.

Haviah Mighty talks So So and inspiration for new Stock Exchange mixtape

The Canadian rapper joined Tom Power to introduce us to a track off her new mixtape, Stock Exchange.

My Morning Jacket's Jim James on overcoming burnout to release 1st new record in 6 years

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James spoke with Tom Power about the band's new self-tilted album and what it meant to finally get back in the studio after a six-year hiatus.

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021: Jeymes Samuel, Marianne McKenna and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: The Harder They Fall director Jeymes Samuel, books columnist Jael Richardson, filmmaker Paul Saltzman, architect Marianne McKenna.

The Harder They Fall director Jeymes Samuel on correcting the story of the Old West

Netflix’s new Western, The Harder They Fall, puts Black characters at the forefront of the story. Director Jeymes Samuel joined Tom Power to explain why the film isn't a reimagining of the Old West, but a reclaiming.

Jael Richardson's holiday book picks for 2021

As the gift-giving season fast approaches, our books columnist Jael Richardson drops by to recommend some of her favourite Canadian titles of this year.

When Paul Saltzman travelled to India to cure his broken heart, he ended up crossing paths with the Beatles

The Canadian filmmaker tells us how a trip to India in 1968 led to him hanging out with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison.

Marianne McKenna on bringing 'the new to the old' in Massey Hall revitalization project

After three long years of renovations, Toronto's Massey Hall has finally reopened. The lead architect behind the project joined Tom Power to explain her vision for the iconic music venue and how she updated it for the 21st century.

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021: Gaby Hoffmann, Richard Carpenter and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Gaby Hoffmann, musician and former broadcaster Jim Corcoran, musician Richard Carpenter of the Carpenters.

Gaby Hoffmann on C'mon C'mon and its timely message about parenthood and motherhood

The actor joined Tom Power to discuss her starring role alongside Joaquin Phoenix in C'mon C'mon, and what the film might say about the connections between adults and children.

'I'm not worthy': Jim Corcoran on producing Gilles Vigneault's new album

Musician and former broadcaster Jim Corcoran spoke with Tom Power about producing Gilles Vigneault's latest release, Comme une chanson d'amour.

Richard Carpenter says the talent of the Carpenters was 'overlooked'

The singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to discuss his new book, Carpenters: The Musical Legacy, which reflects on his and his late sister Karen's success.

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021: Dave Gahan, Cecily Strong and more

Today on Q with guest host Saroja Coelho: singer-songwriter Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode, Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong, Los Lobos founding member and primary lyricist Louie Pérez.

Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan on his 1st covers album and Johnny Cash's version of Personal Jesus

The Depeche Mode frontman joined Tom Power to reflect on his music career and his new collaborative album with Soulsavers, titled Imposter.

SNL's Cecily Strong on her new memoir This Will All Be Over Soon

Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong opens up about her new memoir, This Will All Be Over Soon. The book contains a collection of intimate diary entries the comedian wrote amid the pandemic while she grieved the loss of a close cousin.

Louie Pérez of Los Lobos on paying tribute to the City of Angels with new album

Los Lobos musician Louie Pérez joined guest host Saroja Coelho to share a few stories behind the songs on Native Sons, the Grammy-winning band's tribute to their hometown of Los Angeles.