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Full episode: Robbie Robertson, Boots Riley, Ben Kunder, Sabrina Benaim 10/07/2018

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:25pm
Canadian music legend Robbie Robertson shares his favourite memories from recording Music From Big Pink. Filmmaker and hip-hop artist Boots Riley talks about race and class struggle in his debut film Sorry To Bother You. The team behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bold campaign design explain how they created the unique look. Toronto-based singer-songwriter Ben Kunder performs live in the q studio. Sabrina Benaim talks about how spoken word poetry helped her find her voice.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: Ben Kunder performs live from his new album Better Human

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:24pm
Toronto-based singer-songwriter Ben Kunder drops by the q studio to play a song from his new record, Better Human.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: Director Boots Riley on race and class struggle in his debut film Sorry To Bother You

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:23pm
Sorry To Bother You takes a comedic look at race and class in America through the experience of a telemarketer.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: How a tumour in her throat helped spoken word poet Sabrina Benaim find her voice

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:20pm
Spoken word poetry was more than a coping mechanism for Sabrina Benaim - it was a platform to discuss her deepest insecurities, depression and anxiety.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: The story behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bold campaign design

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:15pm
Two designers responsible for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's unique campaign posters tell us how they brought the design to life.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Jack White, World Cup soccer chants, Caitlin Moran 09/07/2018

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:53pm
Musician Jack White explains why he's pushing against his reputation for being an old-fashioned guy who resists the digital world. Our screen panel discusses whether or not Scarlett Johansson should play a trans character in her upcoming movie. We take you through three pop songs that have gone from pop hits to soccer stadium chants. Music journalist and author Caitlin Moran talks about her new novel How To Be Famous.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Jack White is more than his reputation: 'I'm just not that guy'

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:52pm
White talks about his new album and tells us why he was eager to push against his reputation for being an old-fashioned analog guy who resists the digital world.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Should Scarlett Johansson - or any non-trans actor - play trans characters on screen?

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:51pm
Our q screen panel discuss the backlash facing Scarlett Johansson for signing on to play a trans man in an upcoming film called Rub & Tug.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Three songs that went from pop hits to soccer chants

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:50pm
We asked Max Jack, who studies soccer chants at UC Santa Barbara, to tell us about three pop songs that have gone from pop hits to soccer stadium chants.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Caitlin Moran on fame, sexual shame and the MeToo era

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:50pm
After years of working with famous people as a music journalist, Caitlin Moran has written a new novel inspired by her experience, called How To Be Famous.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Kevin Macdonald, q music panel, Spice Girls listening party, Zadie Smith 06/07/2018

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:36pm
Whitney Houston documentary director, Kevin Macdonald, on MeToo and bringing molestation allegations to light. q music panel with Danko Jones and Lisa Christiansen. Spice Girls listening party with three former die-hard fans. Author and essayist Zadie Smith on staying open to art, and 'feeling free' to change her mind.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: Whitney Houston doc director on MeToo and bringing molestation allegations to light

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:03pm
Kevin Macdonald discusses disturbing allegations unveiled in his new documentary about Whitney Houston.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: What are the greatest songs of the 21st century (so far)?

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:02pm
Our music panel ponders the health and well-being of the great North American music festival and examine Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest songs of the century.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: Spice Girls' debut album Spice: 20 years later

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:01pm
We host a listening party with three former die-hard fans to discuss the album's fun, empowering and downright problematic sides.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: Zadie Smith on staying open to art, and 'feeling free' to change her mind

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:00pm
Author and essayist Zadie Smith talks about her non-fiction writing and what it's taught her about the act of trying to make sense of a chaotic world.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Aaron Sorkin, Pierre Kwenders, Debra Granik, Benjamin Booker 05/07/2018

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 2:11pm
Today on q, with Tom Power: screenwriter Aaron Sorkin on how he composes dialogue like music. Canadian musician Pierre Kwenders on the problem with SL?V, the cancelled 'slave song' production. Winter's Bone director Debra Granik on her new film Leave No Trace. Musician Benjamin Booker opens up about the writing process behind his album, Witness.
Categories: Syndicated

July 5: Winter's Bone director Debra Granik on her new film Leave No Trace

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 2:01pm
Debra Granik talks to Tom about her new film, Leave No Trace, and what draws her to stories about forgotten places and people in America.
Categories: Syndicated

July 5: Pierre Kwenders on the problem with SLAV, the cancelled 'slave song' production

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:47pm
Crowds at the Montreal Jazz Festival have been protesting a new play called SLAV, which was billed as 'a theatrical odyssey based on slave songs.'
Categories: Syndicated

July 5: 'I decided to be active': why Benjamin Booker is not covering up his feelings anymore

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:26pm
Musician Benjamin Booker opens up about the writing process behind his latest album, Witness.
Categories: Syndicated

July 5: How writer Aaron Sorkin composes dialogue like music

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:18pm
Acclaimed screenwriter, Aaron Sorkin, explains how he scripts every sound in his movies, and he tells the story behind how he used to deliver singing telegrams in his college days.
Categories: Syndicated