Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019: Shepard Fairey, Sugar Sammy and more
Today on q: American street artist Shepard Fairey, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, author Gabrielle Moss, comedian Sugar Sammy.
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Today on q, with guest host Nana aba Duncan:
- American street artist Shepard Fairey, who's best known for designing the iconic Obama Hope poster, unveils one of his largest murals yet in Vancouver.
- Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud unpacks the rift between Instagram and meme accounts — and how the social media platform is now trying to smooth things over.
- Author Gabrielle Moss makes a case in defence of '80s and '90s teen paperbacks, such as Sweet Valley High and The Baby-Sitters Club.
- Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy discusses how he generates laughs — and outrage — across cultural boundaries.
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