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Tuesday, May 11, 2021: James Acaster, Aminder Dhaliwal and more

Today on Q: comedian James Acaster, actress Jayne Eastwood, cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal.

Today on Q: James Acaster, Jayne Eastwood, Aminder Dhaliwal

Comedian James Acaster, actress Jayne Eastwood, cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal. (Edward Moore, Vivian Rashotte/CBC, Kenneth Hung)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • British comedian James Acaster explains how experiencing the worst year of his life led him to create his new comedy special, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999.

  • Toronto-born actress Jayne Eastwood discusses her 50-year career and the joys of playing a shockingly shameless senior citizen in the CBC web series Hey Lady! — a lead role written just for her.

  • Canadian cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal talks about how she uses the mythic cyclops as a surprising metaphor for racism in her latest graphic novel, Cyclopedia Exotica.

WATCH | Official trailer for Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999:

WATCH | Official trailer for Hey Lady!:

 

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