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April 18: 'That's a white guy making fun of me': comedian Hari Kondabolu's problem with Apu

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:24am
Comedian Hari Kondabolu's documentary, The Problem With Apu, takes a look at the popular Simpsons character and the issues with stereotyping Indian people.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: Cynthia Dale on her new musical Fun Home, and reprising her role as Olivia Novak in the Street Legal reboot

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:24am
Dale talks to Ali Hassan about her character in the Musical Stage Company production of Fun Home, and shares what's in the works regarding the Street Legal revival.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: A gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:23am
Todd S. Purdum takes us through some of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's best musical moments and examines the lasting impact they had on Broadway.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Cynthia Dale, Jael Richardson, gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Hari Kondabolu 18/04/2018

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:27pm
Canadian stage and screen actor, Cynthia Dale, talks about her character in the Musical Stage Company production of Fun Home, and shares what's in the works for the Street Legal reboot. Todd S. Purdum walks us through a gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, the musical masterminds behind The King and I, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma and more. Comedian Hari Kondabolu takes a look at the popular Simpsons character, Apu, and discusses the issues with stereotyping Indian people. Book contributor, Jael Richardson, shares her reading list recommendation for the week.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: Do we really need another '90s sitcom reboot?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:14pm
Our pop culture contributor discusses the Mad About You revival, Cardi B's Coachella performance and Kanye West's return to Twitter.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: Comedian Dylan Moran on bringing his Grumbling Mustard tour to Canada

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:10pm
Moran joins Tom Power live from a studio in Edinburgh, Scotland to give us a sample of his unique and hilarious takes on mid-life, family life and the modern world.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: An oral history of the Powerpuff Girls

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:06pm
Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken takes us back 20 years, to the very beginning of superheros Blossom, Buttercup and Bubbles.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: After #MeToo: Barry Avrich's new film digs into the sexual misconduct allegations facing Harvey Weinstein

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:05pm
Avrich talks about revisiting the story of Harvey Weinstein in a new film, because his last documentary barely scratched the surface on the allegations facing the disgraced mogul.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Barry Avrich, Anne T. Donahue, an oral history of the Powerpuff Girls, Dylan Moran 17/04/2018

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:52am
Canadian filmmaker Barry Avrich talks about revisiting the story of Harvey Weinstein in a new film, because he says his last documentary barely scratched the surface on the allegations facing the disgraced mogul. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue discusses the Mad About You revival, Cardi B's Coachella performance and Kanye West's return to Twitter. Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken presents an oral history of the Powerpuff Girls with Canadian voice actor Tara Strong (Bubbles) and fan Dana Terrace. Irish comedian Dylan Moran joins Tom Power live from a studio in Edinburgh, Scotland, to give us a sample of his unique takes on mid-life, family life and the modern world.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Tina Sinatra on her father Frank Sinatra, and a new compilation of his songs

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:21pm
Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children and parents.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Country music singer Donovan Woods on his new album Both Ways

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:16pm
Woods plays a few songs from his latest record and talks about how hard it is to be progressive in the notoriously conservative world of country music.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Are apps like HQ Trivia the future of live TV?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
Our q screen panel questions whether or not the popular live trivia app proves that "appointment viewing" isn't dead. They also discuss the upcoming celebrity roast of Bruce Willis, and Daniel Craig returning to his role as James Bond.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: An essential guide to the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
Biographer Gayle Wald gives us an introduction to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a guitar-playing, gospel-singing trailblazer who was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Tina Sinatra, q screen panel, an introduction to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Donovan Woods 16/04/2018

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:14pm
Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina Sinatra, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children, parents and the young at heart. Our screen panel's John Semley and Tina Hassannia look at big stories happening in the film and television worlds. Biographer Gayle Wald gives us an introduction to the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, one of the first guitar heroines of rock and roll. Canadian singer-songwriter Donovan Woods plays a few songs from his latest record, Both Ways, and talks about how hard it is to be progressive in the notoriously conservative world of country music.
Categories: Syndicated

April 13: From Prince to Amy Winehouse: listen to Seth Gilliam's Walking Dead block party

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:17pm
In this special edition of the q block party, the actor who plays Father Gabriel Stokes takes us through a playlist of songs that inspire him on set of The Walking Dead.
Categories: Syndicated

April 13: Does Gwen Stefani's Las Vegas residency mark the end of her career?

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:17pm
Our q This panel talks about the stigma attached to Vegas residencies, the latest Fleetwood Mac breakup, and new music from Nicki Minaj.
Categories: Syndicated

April 13: How Yamantaka // Sonic Titan conceptualised a film to create their third record, Dirt

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:16pm
Alaska B of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan talks about the band's unlikely, but useful, approach to creating music.
Categories: Syndicated

April 13: Joshua Jackson on his Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:16pm
Fresh off his opening night, Jackson speaks to Tom Power about his role in the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Children of a Lesser God.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Joshua Jackson, q This, Walking Dead block party, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan 13/04/2018

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:48pm
Actor Joshua Jackson talks about his Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God. q This looks at Gwen Stefani's Las Vegas residency, the latest Fleetwood Mac breakup and new music from Nicki Minaj. Actor Seth Gilliam presents his Walking Dead block party playlist. Alaska B of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan talks about the band's unique approach to creating their third album, Dirt.
Categories: Syndicated

April 12: The 'punk poet' John Cooper Clarke shares his favourite road story

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 3:06pm
Clarke drops by the q studio to share some of his favourite memories from being on the road, in this edition of the q Road Story.
Categories: Syndicated