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.
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021: Jamie Oliver, Dean Goodine and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, prop master Dean Goodine, Blood on Black Wax co-authors Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas.
Monday, Oct. 25, 2021: Ron and Clint Howard, Christine Goerke and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: Hollywood brothers Ron and Clint Howard, opera singer Christine Goerke, R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré.
'This was a job': Ron and Clint Howard on surviving Hollywood as former child stars
Brothers Ron Howard and Clint Howard joined Tom Power to discuss their new memoir, The Boys, which looks back on their early days as child actors in Hollywood.
'Opera singers, they're just like you': Christine Goerke on drawing power from self-doubt in COC's Elektra
Soprano Christine Goerke sat down with Tom Power to tell us how she gets into the right head space to play Elektra, one of the most difficult roles in opera.
Savannah Ré on her debut EP and how Toronto has shaped her sound
R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré spoke with Tom Power about her debut EP, Opia — a collection of nine songs that speak to the complexities of love, connection and vulnerability.
Dune director Denis Villeneuve on adapting Frank Herbert's notoriously unfilmable sci-fi epic
It takes an experienced director like Denis Villeneuve to tackle a project like Dune. The Canadian filmmaker joined Q’s Tom Power to explain why he was eager to helm a big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal novel, despite its shaky cinematic past.
What's jazz got to do with Raptors' winning NBA strategy, head coach explains
Nick Nurse joined host Tom Power to talk about what role music plays in his basketball philosophy and how his life changed after winning the most prized basketball title.
Friday, Oct. 22, 2021: Ann Dowd, 4Korners and more
Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: actor Ann Dowd, Toronto Raptors DJ 4Korners, Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino on the late Martha Henry, writer Erik Larson.
'Can I live in that level of grief?': Ann Dowd on her Oscar-worthy performance in Mass
The actor joined Tom Power to tell us why she was drawn to her powerful new film, Mass, about the aftermath of a devastating school shooting.
Toronto Raptors DJ 4Korners on his new 401 WST project and bringing the vibe back to Scotiabank Arena
With the new Raptors season kicking off this week, the team's official DJ, 4Korners, joined guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about the inspiration behind his new 401 WST album, Our House: Volume 2.
Remembering Canadian theatre legend Martha Henry
Actor Martha Henry died this week at age 83. The Stratford Festival's artistic director Antoni Cimolino joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss her legacy on the stage.
Erik Larson on writing his new ghost story No One Goes Alone
Award-winning writer Erik Larson spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about his first work of fiction, an audiobook ghost story, titled No One Goes Alone.
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021: Nick Nurse, Robby Krieger and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse, jazz critic and author Nate Chinen, author Kurt Vonnegut's daughter Edith Vonnegut, guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors.
More than 50 years after John Coltrane's death, a previously unheard recording has emerged
Jazz critic and WBGO editorial director Nate Chinen joined Tom Power to tell us why the forthcoming release of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle is so special.
Kurt Vonnegut's daughter on discovering her father's astonishing love letters to her mother
Edith Vonnegut joined Tom Power to discuss a new book of her father's love letters, which reveal the significant role her mother played in helping him become a novelist.
Robby Krieger of The Doors tells his side of the band's story
The guitarist spoke with Tom Power about his new memoir, Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar with The Doors.
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021: Denis Villeneuve, Joe Dator and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, singer-songwriter Brandy, cartoonist Joe Dator.
R&B legend Brandy on her rise to fame at age 15
The Grammy-winning R&B singer joined Tom Power last year to reflect on her experience of stardom in the '90s.
Cartoonist Joe Dator demystifies his creative process
The New Yorker's Joe Dator spoke with Tom Power about his new book, Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas, And Secret Sketches, and what it takes to make a great cartoon.
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021: Jamie Foxx, Chris Hadfield and more
Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: actor Jamie Foxx, astronaut Chris Hadfield, writer and producer Anthony Q. Farrell, actor and producer Jennifer Pogue.
Jamie Foxx on his new memoir and the lessons he learned from his family
The Oscar-winning actor joined Tom Power to discuss his memoir, Act Like You Got Some Sense, about his childhood in Texas and his experiences as a father.
'Astronauts are not thrillseekers': Chris Hadfield on fear, taking risks and writing his debut novel
The Canadian astronaut spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about making the transition to writing fiction with his debut novel, The Apollo Murders, set against the backdrop of the Cold War and the space race.
How Anthony Q. Farrell's new mentorship program is helping Canadian BIPOC writers move up the chain
The Canadian comedy writer and producer joined guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about launching the Showrunner Training Bootcamp — a workshop for BIPOC writers who are looking to take the next step in their careers.
Jennifer Pogue opens up about her journey with breast cancer
The Canadian actor and producer shares her Women On Screen Out Loud essay about her breast cancer diagnosis and how it changed her outlook on life.