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August 8: Avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson finds hope in loss

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Iconic avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson talks about her experience of Hurricane Sandy and how it inspired her new album and book.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Adam Pally, Tanya Marquardt, Ronnie and Jwoww, Laurie Anderson 08/08/2018

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Actor and comedian Adam Pally talks Dog Days, The Mindy Project and Happy Endings. Performer and memoirist Tanya Marquardt discusses Stray, her new memoir and "meta memoir punk concert." Ronnie and JWoww share their Jersey Shore block party. Avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson opens up about her experience of Hurricane Sandy and how it inspired her new album and book.
Categories: Syndicated

August 8: Adam Pally talks Dog Days, The Mindy Project and Happy Endings

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Adam Pally discusses some of his biggest roles, including Dr. Peter Prentice on The Mindy Project and Max Blum from the much-loved sitcom Happy Endings.
Categories: Syndicated

August 8: From LMFAO to Rihanna: listen to Ronnie and JWoww's Jersey Shore block party

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jenni 'JWoww' Farley dropped by the q studio to share their favourite fist pumping tunes that remind them of the Jersey Shore circa 2009 to 2012.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Oliver Wainwright, St. Vincent, Michael Brun, Judd Apatow 07/08/2018

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00pm
Architecture and design critic, Oliver Wainwright, takes us through the colourful design aesthetic of Pyongyang, North Korea. St. Vincent drops by for a special acoustic session and talks about why the guitar has been her weapon of choice throughout her career. DJ Michael Brun presents his playlist of songs dedicated to his hometown of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Producer, writer and director Judd Apatow dives deep into the legacy of his mentor, the late Garry Shandling.
Categories: Syndicated

August 7: Inside the joyful sounds of Port-au-Prince with Haitian DJ Michael Brun

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00pm
Haitian DJ Michael Brun reminisces about his hometown Port-au-Prince in his edition of the q Block Party.
Categories: Syndicated

August 7: Judd Apatow dives deep into the legacy of his mentor, the late Garry Shandling

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00pm
Apatow talks about his latest project, a documentary about the life and legacy of the late legendary comedian Garry Shandling.
Categories: Syndicated

August 7: 'All my heroes were electric guitar players': St. Vincent on her musical inspirations and love of guitar

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00pm
St. Vincent drops by the q studio for a very special acoustic session and to talk about why the guitar has been her weapon of choice throughout her career.
Categories: Syndicated

August 7: Inside North Korea: Oliver Wainwright on the colourful design aesthetic of Pyongyang

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:00pm
Architecture and design critic, Oliver Wainwright, takes us through some incredible images of one of the most secretive countries in the world.
Categories: Syndicated

August 6: How the audiobook went from a resource for the blind to a popular form of storytelling

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Matthew Rubery explains the origins of the audiobook from the first recorded verse to its newly found respect.
Categories: Syndicated

August 6: Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden opens up about her mother's quiet influence on her life, career

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Marcia Gay Harden shares some of her favourite stories about her mother, Beverly Harden, from her new memoir The Seasons of My Mother.
Categories: Syndicated

August 6: Game of Thrones' Jeremy Podeswa reveals what it takes to direct an epic TV series

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian director Jeremy Podeswa discusses his work on the latest season of the HBO hit series, Game of Thrones.
Categories: Syndicated

August 6: Jason Reynolds' writing strives to honour the 'pain of young people'

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Author Jason Reynolds opens up about his entry into the world of literature, why he wants to write books that relate to young readers, and his latest novel, Long Way Down.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Jeremy Podeswa, Jason Reynolds, Matthew Rubery, Marcia Gay Harden 06/08/2018

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian director Jeremy Podeswa discusses his work on HBO's Game of Thrones. Author Jason Reynolds shares why he wants to write books that relate to young readers. Matthew Rubery explains how the audiobook went from a resource for the blind to a popular form of storytelling. Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden opens up about her mother's quiet influence on her life and career.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Ian Bonhôte, q music panel, Dr. Jay de Soca Prince, Kathy Griffin 03/08/2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00pm
McQueen director Ian Bonhôte sheds some light on the life and legacy of Lee Alexander McQueen. The q music panel discusses whether today's Lollapalooza resembles the Lollapalooza of the '90s. Deejay Dr. Jay de Soca Prince talks about the evolution of soca music. Comedian Kathy Griffin opens up about the continuing fallout over her controversial Trump photo.
Categories: Syndicated

August 3: How much does 2018 Lollapalooza resemble the Lollapalooza of the '90s?

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Our music panel discusses how a travelling music festival called Lollapalooza shaped a decade of music in the '90s. They compare that to the stand alone festival that we know now.
Categories: Syndicated

August 3: 'It's not just for Trinidadians': Dr. Jay de Soca Prince on the evolution of soca music

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00pm
On the eve of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival parade, renowned soca deejay, Dr. Jay de Soca Prince, stops by q to talk about the evolution of the city's soca scene.
Categories: Syndicated

August 3: After being exiled from Hollywood, Kathy Griffin is ready to make her comeback

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Griffin talks about the continuing fallout over her controversial Trump photo and why the harrowing experience still hasn't broken her.
Categories: Syndicated

August 3: New McQueen documentary looks at the man behind his famous designs

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Director Ian Bonhôte sheds some light on who Lee Alexander McQueen was and looks back on everything that he achieved.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Aaron Dessner, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Sonny Rollins 02/08/2018

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:00pm
The National's Aaron Dessner talks about launching a new music streaming platform with his brother and Bon Iver. Professor Robert Thompson presents an origin story of the soap opera. Mask dancer and visual artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory introduces us to the work of Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak. Living legend Sonny Rollins reflects on his jazz legacy.
Categories: Syndicated