Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020: William Gibson, Juul Haalmeyer and more

Today on q: science fiction writer William Gibson, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, singer-songwriter Nefe, costume designer Juul Haalmeyer.
Science fiction writer William Gibson, singer-songwriter Nefe, costume designer Juul Haalmeyer. (Michael O'Shea/Putnam/Canadian Press, Vicki Mahony, Submitted by Cynthia Amsden)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Science fiction writer William Gibson talks about his latest release, Agency, a new novel about artificial intelligence, alternate realities and time travel.
  • Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down why 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg has made memes a part of his campaign strategy — and how people are reacting to it.
  • Powerhouse singer Nefe premieres her song Lipstick Wish at the Hillside Inside Festival during a special live taping of q.
  • Costume designer Juul Haalmeyer reflects on his work for iconic Canadian television shows like SCTV, ahead of being honoured with the Nobis Industry Icon Award at the CAFTCAD Awards next month.

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