Friday, March 8, 2019: Yeardley Smith, Amanda Palmer and more

Today on q: actor Yeardley Smith best known as the voice of Lisa Simpson, q This music panel with Lisa Christiansen and A. Harmony, singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer.
Yeardley Smith, the voice of Lisa Simpson, q This music panel on Taylor Swift's Elle Magazine profile, singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer. (Peter Hurley, Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Today on q, with Tom Power:

  • Yeardley Smith, best known as the voice of Lisa Simpson, talks about the evolution of The Simpsons and what keeps her busy outside of Springfield: her true crime podcast, Small Town Dicks.
  • The q This music panel takes a look at why some musicians are no longer sitting down for big interviews and choosing instead to write about themselves.
  • Singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer performs in the q studio and opens up about her new "unapologetically balls-out" feminist album, which tackles abortion, miscarriage and suicide.

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