16 of the most classic stoner scenes in film history

From Fast Times and Ridgemont High to Dazed and Confused, these scenes took it to a higher level.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018: Rupert Everett, Issa Rae, Dan Mangan and more

Today on q: actor Rupert Everett, actor Issa Rae, musician Dan Mangan and more

'Dying to yourself is really one of the great possibilities': Rupert Everett on starting over in film

Rupert Everett talks about his new film and lifelong relationship with Oscar Wilde

Issa Rae says we need the 'young black female perspective' now more than ever

Insecure's Issa Rae discusses her new film The Hate U Give, which centres around a 16-year-old black girl and the issues she grapples with after witnessing her best friend being shot by a police officer.

Dan Mangan on how fatherhood changed the way he recorded his new album, More or Less

Vancouver musician Dan Mangan dropped by the q studio for a live performance and to talk about his new record More or Less.

Jessica Hopper's musical tribute to Chicago

In this edition of the q Block Party, Jessica takes us on a musical journey through the Chicago of her youth.

Monday, October 15, 2018: Djanet Sears, Motion, F--ked Up

Playwright and director Djanet Sears; poet and emcee Motion; and F--ked Up

Playwright Djanet Sears on why Harlem Duet, her Othello prequel, is unfortunately still relevant

Award-winning Canadian playwright Djanet Sears remounts her 1997 play, Harlem Duet, a prequel to Shakespeare's Othello.

Hardcore legends F--ked Up move from the pit to the rock opera on Dose Your Dreams

How letting one member of the band take the reins has opened hundreds of creative doors.

Poet, emcee and playwright Motion on her new play Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape and her own coming of age

Motion takes us on a musical and spoken word journey through her coming of age in Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape.

Why is Stephen King one of the most adapted authors of all time?

Every Monday the q Screen Panel convenes to look at big stories happening in the film and television worlds. This week they'll talk about a new film called First Man, how long can Hollywood keep mining space, and Stephen King.

Friday, October 12, 2018: Yazz Ahmed, Dalmar Abuzeid and remembering Lou Reed

Friday, October 12, 2018: Yazz Ahmed, Dalmar Abuzeid and remembering Lou Reed

Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift: can pop stars influence politics?

Our q This panel look at the diverging career paths of Taylor Swift and Kanye West.

'We never saw them. We're seeing them now': Dalmar Abuzeid on being Avonlea's first Black resident

"You want to be historically accurate? This is being historically accurate."

A guide to the music of Lou Reed

Lou Reed,the legendary founder and frontman of the Velvet Underground, died five years ago this month.

Ahead of her Canadian debut, Yazz Ahmed on blending jazz and Arabic music

Yazz Ahmed has been called the "High priestess of psychedelic Arabic jazz."

Why Leon Bridges found a new sound for his latest record

​Leon Bridges breaks away from the retro label that he's been boxed into, on his new album.

Chef Matty Matheson's new cook book shows his fans a different side

Matty Matheson shares the stories behind some of his favourite recipes from his new cookbook.

Thursday, October 11, 2018: Matty Matheson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Leon Bridges and more

Today on q: chef and television personality Matty Matheson, actor Maggie Gyllenhaal, and musician Leon Bridges.

Maggie Gyllenhaal on the consequences of 'starving a vibrant woman's mind'

Maggie Gyllenhaal sat down with Tom Power to talk about her new film The Kindergarten Teacher, about a woman who becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a prodigy.

Music icons Rihanna, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Janelle Monae, more urge fans to vote

Some of the world’s biggest artists are pushing to get voters to register ahead of the upcoming U.S. midterms

Listen to Jack White's very rare, and very funny, cover of Blondie's 'One Way or Another'

Recorded on an old cassette tape, the 1997 cover is thought to be one of the earliest White releases.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018: Sally Field, Catherine MacLellan and more

Today on q: actor Sally Field, book columnist Jael Richardson, an oral history of I'm An Adult Now, musician Catherine MacLellan.

Catherine MacLellan revisits her father's history with depression in a new documentary

Catherine MacLellan, daughter of Gene MacLellan, dropped by q to perform and talk about her documentary The Song and the Sorrow.

Lady Gaga pens suicide op-ed on World Mental Health day

"At present, every nation in the world is a ‘developing’ country when it comes to mental health."