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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.
Musician Bahamas, poet Khadijah Queen, Song Exploder executive producer and host Hrishikesh Hirway, historian of medicine, technology and disability Jaipreet Virdi. (Bahamas/Facebook, Michael Teak, Matt Sayles/Netflix, Peter Himsel)

Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Juno-winning musician Bahamas talks about his fifth album Sad Hunk and gives us exclusive performances of two new songs off the record.

  • Poet, writer and professor Khadijah Queen discusses her new collection of poetry, Anodyne, and shares how she examines themes of the body and wellness through her work.

  • Song Exploder co-creator and host Hrishikesh Hirway talks about adapting the hit music podcast for Netflix.

  • Historian Jaipreet Virdi shares how a deaf, silent film actor named Emerson Romero pioneered closed captioning and fought to make his favourite Hollywood movies accessible to everyone.

 

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