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Superorganism is a band of eight musicians from around the world with a unique origin story and sound. They stopped by q for a special performance - and brought along keyboards, samplers, balloons and even some musical apples.
Esi Edugyan talks about journeying into the past, her new novel Washington Black and what she wanted to say about one of history's greatest injustices.
Fifty years ago today, the promo video for Hey Jude was recorded. A few lucky fans got to see their heroes perform and play two years after the band had stopped touring. We invited two of those fans to share their memories of that day.
September 3: Summer of the rom-com: With the success of Crazy Rich Asians, what's the genre's future?
Our screen panel dissects the rom-com genre and talks about a new movie from Orson Welles, which took almost 50 years to make.
Full episode: Bryan Adams, Tina Hassannia and Willow Maclay, Brittany Allen, Narada Michael Walden 03/09/2018
Bryan Adams discusses songwriting, his friendship with Luciano Pavarotti and why scoring a Broadway musical makes a lot of sense for him. The q screen panel talks about the latest in TV and film news. Canadian actor and composer Brittany Allen tells us how she used sound to create fear in her latest film. Grammy award-winning music producer Narada Michael Walden reflects on his hitmaking career with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.
Actor and composer Brittany Allen tells us how she uses her music and acting skills to create fear in her latest film, What Keeps You Alive.
September 3: 'Broadway seemed like the holy grail of songwriting': Bryan Adams on co-writing Pretty Woman: The Musical
The period around 1990 remains one of the wildest chapters in Bryan Adams' life, and now he's returning to it in a surprising way. He discusses songwriting, his friendship with Pavarotti and why scoring a Broadway musical makes a lot of sense for him.
September 3: Narada Michael Walden on his hitmaking career with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey
The Grammy award-winning producer reveals the one thing these divas all had in common that made them masters of their craft.
On the last day of August, the q This music panel digs into one of the biggest music questions that comes up every year: what was 2018's song of the summer?
August 31: John Krasinski on A Quiet Place, life after The Office and how he feels about you calling him 'Jim'
John Krasinski discusses his directorial debut and reflects on his life-changing, breakthrough role as Jim Halpert on The Office.
Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through what it's like to take part in Comic-Con, one of the biggest pop culture conventions in the world.
August 31: 'It celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit': Gloria Gaynor on her hit I Will Survive
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters.
Full episode: Gloria Gaynor, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman, Lauren Orsini, John Krasinski 31/08/2018
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters. The q This music panel weighs in on 2018's song of the summer. Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through how cosplay became a global phenomenon. Actor and director John Krasinski discusses A Quiet Place and his life-changing, breakthrough role on The Office.
The veteran DJ traces important songs in the history of soca music as Toronto celebrates one of North America's largest carnivals.
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson discusses her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight. Brandon Flowers of The Killers opens up about his wife's struggle with PTSD and his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful. Musician Kate NV shares her q Block Party playlist for Moscow. Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu.
August 30: 'It was a punch to the gut': Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu
Hari Kondabolu talks about the reaction to his documentary The Problem With Apu and how he's feeling about The Simpsons these days.
Musician Kate NV takes us to her hometown of Moscow, Russia, in this edition of the q Block Party.
The Killers frontman sits down with Tom Power to discuss his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful.
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. She explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto.
Songwriter Bernie Taupin looks back on 50 years of making hits with Elton John. Author Tomi Adeyemi discusses why it's important to write fantasy stories with black protagonists. Canadian author Heather O'Neill takes us on a musical tour of Montreal's Plateau. Actor Kyle MacLachlan talks about how Twin Peaks, and working with David Lynch, has impacted his career.