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Billy Eichner, Colson Whitehead and more 18/07/2019 [Full episode]

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
Toronto singer and rapper TOBi brings his "unapologetic soul music" to the q studio. Comedian Billy Eichner talks about voicing Timon — and following in his idol's footsteps — in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead discusses his highly-anticipated new novel, The Nickel Boys. Writer, musician and visual artist Vivek Shraya talks about turning her hate mail into a new graphic novel, called Death Threat.
Categories: Syndicated

TOBi: The Toronto singer and rapper brings his 'unapologetic soul music' to the q studio

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
Nigerian-born, Toronto-raised singer and rapper TOBi drops by the q studio to perform a few songs from his newly-released debut album, Still.
Categories: Syndicated

Vivek Shraya: Why the artist turned her hate mail into the graphic novel, Death Threat

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
When a stranger started sending Vivek Shraya death threats, she found it upsetting, but saw something strangely poetic in it, too. She joined us to talk about turning her hate mail into a graphic novel.
Categories: Syndicated

Colson Whitehead: The novelist on fighting through anger to write The Nickel Boys

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of The Underground Railroad joined Tom Power in the q studio to tell us about his highly-anticipated follow-up novel, The Nickel Boys.
Categories: Syndicated

Billy Eichner: The comedian on following in his idol's footsteps in The Lion King

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
Billy Eichner joined Tom Power in the q studio to talk about voicing Timon in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King.
Categories: Syndicated

Jesse Eisenberg, Eugene Levy and more 17/07/2019 [Full episode]

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:00pm
Jesse Eisenberg discusses his new movie The Art of Self-Defense, a "satire without snark." Eugene Levy talks about what it feels like to see Schitt's Creek honoured with four Emmy nominations. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud unpacks how this year's VidCon highlighted a tension between big YouTube stars and new online creators. Joey King talks about her "nerve-racking" transformation into Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Hulu's true crime series The Act.
Categories: Syndicated

Joey King: The actor on her 'nerve-racking' transformation into Gypsy Rose Blanchard in The Act

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:00pm
Joey King stars in The Act, which retells the tragic and shocking story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who murdered her mother with the help of a boyfriend in 2015.
Categories: Syndicated

Eugene Levy: The actor on Schitt's Creek's four Emmy nominations

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:00pm
After five seasons, Schitt's Creek received its first-ever Emmy nominations. Tom Power reached Eugene Levy right after he got the big news to extend our congratulations.
Categories: Syndicated

Jesse Eisenberg: The actor on his new movie The Art of Self-Defense, a 'satire without snark'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:00pm
Jesse Eisenberg has found something most artists only dream of: the perfect gig. He tells us about his latest role in the satirical film The Art of Self-Defense.
Categories: Syndicated

Rob Thomas: The solo artist and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty reflects on his biggest hits

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00pm
Rob Thomas dropped by the q studio to perform some music and reflect on some of his stand out career landmarks, both as the lead singer of Matchbox Twenty and as a solo artist.
Categories: Syndicated

Fab 5 Freddy, Mosha Lundström Halbert and more 16/07/2019 [Full episode]

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00pm
Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty reflects on his biggest hits and new solo album, Chip Tooth Smile. Graffiti artist, filmmaker and hip-hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy discusses how hip-hop evolved into the most dominant genre in the world. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert explains why digital-only clothing could be the future of fashion.
Categories: Syndicated

Why digital-only clothing could be the future of fashion

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00pm
A fascinating new trend is taking over the world of fashion: digital clothing and accessories that only exist virtually. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert tells us more.
Categories: Syndicated

Fab 5 Freddy: How hip-hop evolved into the most dominant genre in the world

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00pm
Fab 5 Freddy is a visual artist, veejay, filmmaker and hip-hop historian. He joined Tom Power to discuss hip-hop's early beginnings and the role he played in its evolution into a huge cultural influence.
Categories: Syndicated

Howie Mandel: The comedian on championing Canadian comedy and Just for Laughs

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00pm
Howie Mandel looks back on his long career in comedy and tells us what inspired him to become a part of the Canadian comedy empire, Just for Laughs.
Categories: Syndicated

Sally Rooney: The Irish novelist on being called the first great millennial author

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00pm
At just 28 years old, Irish novelist Sally Rooney has already been heralded as the voice of her generation. She joined guest host Rollie Pemberton to reflect on her rapid rise to the rank of literary sensation.
Categories: Syndicated

Beau Dixon: How his new play Bloom: A Rock 'n' Roll Fable helps him honour his mother's memory

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00pm
Actor, musician and playwright Beau Dixon tells us about his new play, Bloom: A Rock 'n' Roll Fable, and how he's honouring his mother through his art.
Categories: Syndicated

Howie Mandel, Sally Rooney and more 15/07/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00pm
Howie Mandel looks back on his long career in comedy and tells us what inspired him to become a part of the Canadian comedy empire, Just for Laughs. The q screen panel discusses reports that the next 007 will be played by a black female actor named Lashana Lynch. Actor, musician and playwright Beau Dixon talks about his new play, Bloom: A Rock 'n' Roll Fable, and how he's honouring his mother through his art. Irish novelist Sally Rooney reckons with her reputation as the first great millennial author.
Categories: Syndicated

Mira Sorvino, Catherine MacLellan and more 12/07/2019 [Full episode]

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:00pm
Academy Award-winning actor Mira Sorvino opens up about making her return to the big screen in Stuber. The q This music panel compares this week's Billboard charts to the charts from exactly 25 years ago and ask: where have all the slow jams gone? Brooklyn-based artist and writer Nate Harrison gives us an introduction to the Amen break, one of music's most sampled pieces. Singer-songwriter Catherine MacLellan revisits her father Gene MacLellan's history with depression in a new documentary.
Categories: Syndicated

Catherine MacLellan: The singer-songwriter revisits her father's history with depression in a new documentary

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:00pm
Catherine MacLellan, daughter of Gene MacLellan, dropped by q to perform and talk about her documentary The Song and the Sorrow.
Categories: Syndicated

Mira Sorvino: The actor on her new film Stuber

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:00pm
Mira Sorvino's latest project is a buddy-cop comedy called Stuber. She talks about the film and how she feels about returning to the big screen after allegedly being blacklisted in Hollywood.
Categories: Syndicated