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Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021: Mary Harron, Kwame Mbalia and more

Today on Q: filmmaker and screenwriter Mary Harron, author Kwame Mbalia, actor and comedian Louie Anderson, singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station.

Today on Q: Mary Harron, Kwame Mbalia, Louie Anderson, The Weather Station

Filmmaker and screenwriter Mary Harron, author Kwame Mbalia, actor and comedian Louie Anderson, singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station. (John C. Walsh, Bryan Jones Photography, Getty Images, Jeff Bierk)

Today on Q with guest host Jael Richardson:

  • For the 25th anniversary of I Shot Andy Warhol, Canadian filmmaker Mary Harron talks about the film's legacy, Andy Warhol's life and work, and her personal fascination with Valerie Solanas — the woman who shot Warhol in 1968.

  • Author and editor Kwame Mbalia discusses his inspiring new book Black Boy Joy, an anthology of 17 stories that celebrate Black boyhood, written by acclaimed Black male and non-binary contributors.

  • Actor and comedian Louie Anderson reflects on his role in the Zach Galifianakis comedy-drama series Baskets, and reveals the role his own family plays in helping him develop his comedic material.

  • Toronto singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station talks about her new album, Ignorance, which sees her grapple with climate grief over the destruction of our environment.

WATCH | Official trailer for I Shot Andy Warhol:

WATCH | Official trailer for Baskets:

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