Monday, June 22, 2020: Max Brooks, Tracy and Martina, and more

Today on q: author Max Brooks, q screen panel with Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart, author Kiley Reid, comedy duo Tracy and Martina.
Author Max Brooks, Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind, author Kiley Reid, comedy duo Tracy and Martina. (Michelle Brooks, Everett Collection, David Goddard, @TracyAndMartina/Facebook)
Listen to the full episode1:16:28

Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • World War Z author Max Brooks discusses his new novel, Devolution — a timely tale about an eco-community under siege from Bigfoot-like creatures.

  • On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart unpack how the Black Lives Matter protests are changing our appetite for film and TV.

  • Author Kiley Reid talks about her debut bestselling novel, Such a Fun Age, and the awkward politics of race, class and white allyship.

  • Cape Breton comedy duo Tracy and Martina (played by Justine Williamson and Greg Vardy) chat about their crazy COVID-19 journey and how they've managed to amass thousands of new fans with their Saturday night Facebook Lives.