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Jesse Eisenberg on his new movie The Art of Self-Defense, a 'satire without snark'

Actor Jesse Eisenberg has found something most artists only dream of: the perfect gig. He tells us about his latest role in the satirical film The Art of Self-Defense.

Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2020: Darren Star, Storry, Jesse Eisenberg

Today on q: American producer, director and writer Darren Star, singer-songwriter Storry, actor Jesse Eisenberg.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020: Mickey Guyton, Jennifer Castle, Sam Roberts

Today on q: Country artist Mickey Guyton, singer-songwriter Jennifer Castle, singer-songwriter Sam Roberts.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020: Jacques Pépin, Hilary Weisman Graham and more

Today on q: chef and author Jacques Pépin, showrunner Hilary Weisman Graham, q book columnist Jael Richardson, artists Tanya Davis and Andrea Dorfman.

Natalie Portman releases children's book that redraws gender lines in classic kids' tales

Portman hopes her renditions of stories like The Tortoise and the Hare and The Three Little Pigs will help cultivate empathy

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020: Natalie Portman, Shannon Lee, Finneas and more

Today on q: Polaris Music Prize winner Backxwash, actor Natalie Portman, author Shannon Lee and producer Finneas.

Monday, Oct. 19, 2020: David A. Robertson, Ed Robertson, Junia-T and more

Today on q: author David A. Robertson, musician Ed Robertson, the q screen panel and producer Junia-T.

Friday, Oct. 16, 2020: Patrick Downie and Josh Finlayson, Angela Hewitt and more

Today on q: Gord Downie’s collaborator Josh Finlayson and his brother Patrick Downie, q This with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, poet John Steffler, classical pianist Angela Hewitt.

'Nothing was the same after that': Lenny Kravitz on the childhood concert that changed his life

Thirty years after the release of his landmark album Let Love Rule, Kravitz has just released a new memoir.

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020: Lenny Kravitz, Nina Lee Aquino and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter and actor Lenny Kravitz, singer-songwriter Daniela Andrade, Factory Theatre artistic director Nina Lee Aquino, rapper Backxwash.

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020: Gregory Porter, Witch Prophet and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Gregory Porter, singer-songwriter Witch Prophet, actor Christopher Walken.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020: André Alexis, T'Nia Miller and more

Today on q: writer André Alexis, actress T'Nia Miller, Paul Galloway of the Museum of Modern Art on the origins of the emoji, singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding.

How the emoji became one of the most powerful tools of modern communication

Paul Galloway of the Museum of Modern Art takes us back to the emoji's humble beginnings.

Ellie Goulding on her new album, self-discovery and the perils of fame for young artists

Ellie Goulding joins q guest host Talia Schlanger for a candid conversation about the music industry, overcoming impostor syndrome, and why she took a five-year break from writing and touring.

Monday, Oct. 12, 2020: Catherine O'Hara, Booker T. Jones and more

Today on q: actress, writer and comedian Catherine O'Hara, author Matthew Rubery, audiobook narrators Erin Moon and Fajer Al-Kaisi, musician, songwriter and producer Booker T. Jones.

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020: Bahamas, Hrishikesh Hirway and more

Today on q: musician Bahamas, poet Khadijah Queen, Song Exploder executive producer and host Hrishikesh Hirway, historian of medicine, technology and disability Jaipreet Virdi.

How a deaf, silent film actor pioneered closed captioning

Emerson Romero was a deaf silent movie actor and Charlie Chaplin impersonator who pioneered closed captioning. Historian Jaipreet Virdi shares his unusual life story, and his fight to make his favourite Hollywood movies accessible to everyone.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020: Jerry Seinfeld, Barbara Pratt and more

Today on q: comedian Jerry Seinfeld, artist Barbara Pratt, New York Times art critic Martha Schwendener, novelist Walter Mosley.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020: Radha Blank, Zachary Quinto and more

Today on q: drummer and podcast host Jeremy Taggart, rocker and podcaster Danko Jones, filmmaker and actor Radha Blank, actor Zachary Quinto.

'I had to invent cinema': Werner Herzog on how growing up in poverty made him the filmmaker he is

Herzog is considered one of the greatest documentary filmmakers of all time. So what are his secrets?

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020: Werner Herzog, Michelle Latimer and more

Today on q: filmmaker Werner Herzog, filmmaker Michelle Latimer, comedian Colin Quinn.

Jagged Little Pill at 25: How Alanis Morissette tapped into female rage and changed music for good

'Anger is such a powerful, beautiful emotion that can move worlds,' says Morissette in a new q interview.

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020: Alanis Morissette, Caitlin Moran

Today on q: singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, author and columnist Caitlin Moran.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020: Jon Bon Jovi, Ethan Hawke and more

Today on q: rock legend Jon Bon Jovi, actor Ethan Hawke, director Natalie Krinsky.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020: Nick Hornby, Benee and more

Today on q: author Nick Hornby, Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe, singer-songwriter Benee.