Q

Wednesday, July 10, 2019: Kevin Bacon, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Today on q: actor Kevin Bacon, q books columnist Jael Richardson, playwright and composer Cliff Jones, pop star Carly Rae Jepsen.
Actor Kevin Bacon, q books columnist Jael Richardson, playwright and composer Cliff Jones, pop star Carly Rae Jepsen. (Eric Odgen/Showtime, Arden Wray, Matt Rainnie/CBC, Getty Images)
Listen to the full episode1:11:43

Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Actor Kevin Bacon talks about longevity, bribing DJs and why he always seems to be playing cops from Boston.
  • Our books columnist Jael Richardson shares her latest book pick with us: Your Life Is Mine by Nathan Ripley.
  • Playwright and composer Cliff Jones tells us what it's like seeing his production Kronborg — The Hamlet Rock Musical back on stage 45 years after its premiere.
  • Carly Rae Jepsen sheds some light on the songwriting process, her brand new album, Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit, Call Me Maybe.

Miss an episode of CBC q? Download our podcast.