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Full episode: Neil Patrick Harris, Anne T. Donahue, Jessica Holmes 1/5/2018

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 1:17pm
Actor Neil Patrick Harris talks about his career, his horror movie-loving daughter and his new role as a seriously bad guy in A Series of Unfortunate Events. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue shares her "two goods and a bad" for the week. Canadian comedian Jessica Holmes discusses her new memoir, and how to laugh in the face of depression.
Categories: Syndicated

April 30: 'There is fact, but there's also metaphor': Chloé Zhao on how The Rider gets at truth through fiction

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:48pm
Zhao talks about her new film The Rider, a work of fiction based on a true story. She explains why docufiction might be a better vehicle for truth than we think.
Categories: Syndicated

April 30: CNN's Jake Tapper on escaping the news cycle, his Canadian roots and the freedoms of writing fiction

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:47pm
Tapper discusses his new novel, The Hellfire Club, which is set in 1954 when Senator Joe McCarthy was leading a witch-hunt for alleged communists.
Categories: Syndicated

April 30: Avengers: Infinity War: What kind of cinematic legacy will the Marvel universe leave behind?

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:47pm
Our screen panel talks about Marvel's latest blockbuster, the Simpsons controversy surrounding the problem with Apu, and season two of The Handmaid's Tale.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Jake Tapper, q screen panel, Chloé Zhao 30/04/2018

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:46pm
CNN's Jake Tapper discusses his new novel, The Hellfire Club, set in 1954 when Senator Joe McCarthy was leading a witch-hunt for alleged communists. The q screen panel looks at Avengers: Infinity War, the latest Simpsons controversy and season two of The Handmaid's Tale. Filmmaker Chloé Zhao talks about how her latest film The Rider gets at truth through fiction.
Categories: Syndicated

April 27: Why the world is finally catching up with Aline Kominsky-Crumb, 'grandmother of whiny tell-all comics'

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:07pm
The legendary comics artist dropped by the q studio to talk about pioneering the field of autobiographical comics and stepping out of her famous husband's shadow.
Categories: Syndicated

April 27: Comedian Jean Paul reacts to Bill Cosby's guilty verdict

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:07pm
For many people, Cosby's guilty verdict is more than the story of a powerful man convicted of a serious crime. It's about the downfall of an important figure. Comedian Jean Paul joins us live from Halifax to share his reaction.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Jean Paul, Kid Koala, Aline Kominksy-Crumb 27/04/2018

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:06pm
Comedian Jean Paul shares his reaction to Bill Cosby's guilty verdict. Comics artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb talks about pioneering the field of autobiographical comics and stepping out of the shadow of her famous husband.
Categories: Syndicated

April 26: Meg Wolitzer on The Female Persuasion, a timely novel about women and ambition

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:12pm
Wolitzer talks to guest host Jael Richardson about hew new novel, which deals with female mentorship, power, ambition and how a single encounter can forever change a person.
Categories: Syndicated

April 26: Justina Ireland on Dread Nation, an alternative American Civil War story with zombies

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:10pm
Ireland talks about the inspirations behind her post-American Civil War zombie tale and why she thought the undead were a good way to reflect on the world today.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Meg Wolitzer, Justina Ireland 26/04/2018

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:10pm
Author Meg Wolitzer discusses her new novel The Female Persuasion, which deals with female mentorship, power, ambition and how a single encounter can forever change a person. Author Justina Ireland talks about the inspirations behind her post-American Civil War zombie tale, Dread Nation.
Categories: Syndicated

April 25: This American Life host Ira Glass on the story behind his new Netflix film Come Sunday

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:52am
The host of This American Life joins guest host Gill Deacon to talk about his new Netflix feature film, Come Sunday, about an evangelical preacher who stops believing in hell.
Categories: Syndicated

April 25: Rising playwright Christine Quintana's new play Selfie looks at consent

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:52am
Quintana joins guest host Gill Deacon live in the q studio to talk about her new play, which examines the way young people understand consent.
Categories: Syndicated

April 25: Caissie Levy on playing Elsa in the Broadway adaptation of Frozen

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:51am
Levy, who hails from Hamilton, Ont., will star as Elsa in the upcoming Broadway adaptation of Disney's hit animated musical, Frozen.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Ira Glass, Caissie Levy, Christine Quintana 25/04/2018

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:51am
This American Life host Ira Glass discusses the story behind his new Netflix movie about an evangelical preacher who stops believing in hell. Canadian actor and singer Caissie Levy talks about her starring role as Elsa in the upcoming Broadway adaptation of Disney's hit animated musical, Frozen. Vancouver playwright and actor Christine Quintana discusses her new play Selfie, which examines the way young people talk about and understand consent.
Categories: Syndicated

April 24: Cary Elwes reveals secrets from the set of The Princess Bride

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 4:05pm
Actor Cary Elwes presents an oral history of The Princess Bride to mark the beloved film's 30th anniversary earlier this year.
Categories: Syndicated

April 24: Lowell on her new LP Lone Wolf and what it takes to write a pop hit

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 3:50pm
Toronto-based musician Lowell joins guest host Gill Deacon live in the q studio for a stripped down performance and to chat about her new album.
Categories: Syndicated

April 24: 'There weren't South Asian actresses in main cast roles': Hannah Simone on Cece Parekh and life after New Girl

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 3:49pm
Actor Hannah Simone talks about playing Cece on New Girl, and discusses her new role in the upcoming reboot of The Greatest American Hero.
Categories: Syndicated

April 24: Crazy Rich Asians drops first trailer: Meet your new favourite summer rom-com

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 3:49pm
Our pop culture contributor discusses new trailers for Crazy Rich Asians and HBO's Sharp Objects, as well as royal baby madness.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Hannah Simone, Anne T. Donahue, oral history of The Princess Bride, Lowell 24/04/2018

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:45pm
Canadian actor Hannah Simone talks about playing Cece Parekh on New Girl, and discusses her new role in the upcoming reboot of The Greatest American Hero. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue shares her "two goods and a bad" for the week. Actor Cary Elwes presents a q oral history of The Princess Bride. Toronto-based musician Lowell performs live in the q studio and discusses her new album, Lone Wolf.
Categories: Syndicated