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Friday, September 21, 2018: Mumford and Sons, Khaled Hosseini and more

Today on q: Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall of Mumford and Sons, q This music panel with Lisa Christiansen and Jarrett Martineau, MOCA Toronto preview with executive director and CEO Heidi Reitmaier, author Khaled Hosseini.

Khaled Hosseini on Sea Prayer, his tribute to Syrian boy Alan Kurdi

Khaled Hosseini reads a passage from his new book Sea Prayer and tells us what moved him to write the story.

Polaris Music Prize recap: Why Jeremy Dutcher's big win is significant

Our music panel reconvenes to discuss the highlights from this year's Polaris Music Prize gala.

Tom Power previews MOCA Toronto ahead of its opening day

Ahead of its public opening, Tom Power gets a sneak preview of one of the most anticipated museums in Canada, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in downtown Toronto.
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Mumford and Sons address their photo with Jordan B. Peterson

'I don't think that having a photograph with someone means you agree with everything they say.'

Mumford and Sons on their new album, Delta: 'we just got rid of all boundaries'

Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall talk about the band's shifting sound and their new experimental fourth album, Delta.

Thursday, September 20, 2018: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Bert Kreischer and more

Today on q: actor Maggie Gyllenhaal, CBC News reporter Dave Seglins, online culture panel with Elamin Abdelmahmoud and Angela Watercutter, DJ Spinna's gateway to Stevie Wonder, comedian Bert Kreischer.

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.
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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.

Bert Kreischer on balancing comedy, partying and fatherhood

Bert Kreischer talks about his family and his reputation as a partier, his new Netflix special Secret Time, and the Rolling Stone story that changed his life back in 1997.
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The Sisters Brothers: what happens when your favourite book becomes a film?

Author Patrick deWitt on the 'process of acceptance' needed, and why audiences should separate the two.

DJ Spinna's essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder

DJ Spinna is a renowned hip hop producer and co-founder of the Stevie Wonder tribute party, "Wonder-Full." He gives us an essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder.

Nintendo and Sony bid on gamer nostalgia

Our online culture panel discusses the power of '90s retro gaming and a few other big headlines taking over the internet this week.

CBC's Dave Seglins on exposing Ticketmaster's secret scalper program

CBC News reporter Dave Seglins joins Tom Power to discuss his undercover investigation into Ticketmaster's secret scalper program.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018: Dan Fogelman, D'Arcy Carden and more

Today on q: television producer and screenwriter Dan Fogelman, musician Hozier, actor D'Arcy Carden.

This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman on writing emotional scenes, and how to get them right

Dan Fogelman sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about his new film, creating art that makes people cry, and why sentimentality at the movies may not be such a bad thing in 2018.

'Music is political no matter what': Hozier on his new EP of protest songs

Irish blues-rock sensation Hozier talks about why he decided to follow up his massively successful debut album with an EP of fiery protest songs.
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'Music is political no matter what': Hozier on his new EP of protest songs

Irish blues-rock sensation Hozier talks about why he decided to follow up his massively successful debut album with an EP of fiery protest songs.
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This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman on writing emotional scenes, and how to get them right

Dan Fogelman sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about his new film, creating art that makes people cry, and why sentimentality at the movies may not be such a bad thing in 2018.

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D'Arcy Carden on The Good Place and how it tackles moral philosophy

Actor and comedian D'Arcy Carden plays the mysterious Janet on the sitcom, The Good Place, starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. She talks about how the comedy tackles morality and ethics.

'I wasn't pushing myself': Abhishek Bachchan on fame and his return to Bollywood

Bollywood megastar Abhishek Bachchan sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to discuss the pressures of fame, the beauty of Indian cinema and his first film in two years, Husband Material.
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'I wasn't pushing myself': Abhishek Bachchan on fame and his return to Bollywood

Bollywood megastar Abhishek Bachchan sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to discuss the pressures of fame, the beauty of Indian cinema and his first film in two years, Husband Material.
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Are Bert and Ernie a gay couple? Finally, the answer

Longtime Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman revealed the truth — but it may not be the end of the debate.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018: Abhishek Bachchan, Jeremy Dutcher and more

Today on q: Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, screen panel with John Semley and Ishani Nath, Baroness von Sketch’s Aurora Browne and Meredith MacNeill, Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher.