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Wednesday, May 29, 2019: Weird Al Yankovic, Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker and more

Today on q: musician and parodist Weird Al Yankovic, q books columnist Jael Richardson, musician Mac DeMarco's gateway to Japanese rock icon Haruomi Hosono, musicians Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker.
Musician and parodist Weird Al Yankovic, q books columnist Jael Richardson, Japanese rock icon Haruomi Hosono, musicians Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker. (Getty Images, Arden Wray, Mike Nogami/Light in the Attic Records, Vivian Rashotte/CBC)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Weird Al Yankovic takes us through his biggest hits and tells us how he made a career of being on the outside and "poking fun at the people on the inside."
  • Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: The Farm by Joanne Ramos.
  • Mac DeMarco shares his gateway to the music of Japanese rock icon, Haruomi Hosono.
  • Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker perform and talk about the Tragically Hip, fatherhood and why they teamed up on Rutledge's new album, Passages.

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