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Dec. 13: From Prince to Barenaked Ladies, engineer Susan Rogers shares stories behind your favourite albums

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00am
Back in the '80s, Susan Rogers was a sound engineer who worked on all of Prince's big records including Purple Rain, Parade and Sign O' The Times. She explains what it was like recording with Prince and shares some incredible stories from the studio.
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Dec. 13: Jael Richardson's book pick: Future Home of the Living God

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00am
q book contributor Jael Richardson gives us her recommendation of the week. Today, she'll discuss Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich.
Categories: Syndicated

Dec. 13: Cipha Sounds' musical tribute to the Bronx

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00am
DJ and comedian Cipha Sounds shares some songs that remind him of his home borough, the Bronx.
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Dec. 13: Singer-songwriter Angel Olsen on her breakthrough year and new album, Phases

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00am
Angel Olsen's new album Phases is a collection of B-sides, rarities, covers and intimate home demos. She stopped by the q studio to perform a few songs live.
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Full episode: Susan Rogers, Jael Richardson, Cipha Sounds, Angel Olsen 13/12/17

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:00am
Sound engineer Susan Rogers shares stories behind your favourite Prince albums. DJ Cipha Sounds pays musical tribute to the Bronx. Angel Olsen talks about her new album Phases and performs live in the q studio.
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Full episode: Nardwuar the Human Serviette, Anne T. Donahue, Katherine Ryan 12/12/17

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:00am
Legendary interviewer Nardwuar reflects on his 30 years of broadcasting. Anne T. Donahue talks about a viral short story from The New Yorker. Comedian Katherine Ryan discusses her rising international fame.
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Dec. 12: Legendary interviewer Nardwuar reflects on 30 years on air

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:00am
Celebrating 30 years on the airwaves this year, Nardwuar the Human Serviette has interviewed prime ministers, preachers, pop stars and rappers. The legendary Canadian broadcaster talks about some of his best career moments so far.
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Dec. 12: Viral short story 'Cat Person' shows we need more fiction from women's perspectives

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:00am
Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue discusses a short story from The New Yorker, which is one of the magazine’s most-read pieces of 2017.
Categories: Syndicated

Dec. 12: Comedian Katherine Ryan on her rising international fame

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:00am
In the comedy world Katherine Ryan is a big deal. The Canadian comedian now lives in the U.K. where she sells out tours all across the country. Today she joins Tom Power to discuss her rising international fame.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Benny Andersson, Amanda Joy and John Semley, Rich Juzwiak, Shohreh Aghdashloo 11/12/17

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00am
Benny Andersson of ABBA discusses his new album Piano. Amanda Joy and John Semley talk movies and TV. Rich Juzwiak gives a brief history of lip-syncing. Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo on playing her most powerful role yet.
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Dec. 11: ABBA's Benny Andersson remembers the song that sparked his love for piano

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00am
Once a part of the Swedish pop group ABBA, Benny Andersson has never stopped making music. His latest album Piano is a collection of his past work, stripped down so all you really hear is his beloved instrument.
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Dec. 11: What might a Quentin Tarantino R-rated Star Trek film look like?

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00am
q contributors Amanda Joy and John Semley discuss what an R-rated Star Trek film may look like, Stephanie Beatriz's character on Brooklyn Nine-Nine coming out as bi, and the Golden Globe nominations.
Categories: Syndicated

Dec. 11: A brief history of lip syncing

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00am
Britney Spears' recent lip-syncing controversy prompted us to take a closer look at the history of the practice.
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Dec. 11: Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo on playing her most powerful role yet

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00am
Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo plays a powerful United Nations official on the SyFy TV drama, The Expanse. She discusses what it’s like to become a character who walks a fine line between good and evil.
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Dec. 8: Guitarist Steve Cropper on Otis Redding's musical legacy

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00am
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Otis Redding's death. Guitarist Steve Cropper talks about the indelible imprint the artist has left on music.
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Dec. 8: Forget the year-end lists: what was the one song that defined your 2017?

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00am
Music publications and streaming services are all releasing their 'best of 2017' lists. q This' Raina Douris and Odario Williams discuss whether the top albums and songs of the year reflect their personal favourites.
Categories: Syndicated

Dec. 8: A gateway to the music of Chavela Vargas

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00am
Catherine Gund, co-director of the documentary, Chavela, gives you an introduction to Chavela Vargas and explains why the singer was such a trailblazing figure in Latin music.
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Dec. 8: Actor and DACA recipient Bambadjan Bamba sheds light on America's broken immigration system

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00am
Bambadjan Bamba is a Hollywood actor who has a role in the upcoming Marvel blockbuster, Black Panther. He recently revealed he's an undocumented DACA recipient, which means he's now at risk of losing everything under the Trump administration.
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Full episode: Steve Cropper, Raina Douris and Odario Williams, Catherine Gund, Bambadjan Bamba 12/08/17

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:00am
Guitarist Steve Cropper remembers Otis Redding. Raina Douris and Odario Williams discuss their favourite songs of 2017. Catherine Gund gives you an introduction to Chavela Vargas. Actor Bambadjan Bamba sheds light on a broken immigration system.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Roddy Doyle, Mosha Lundström Halbert, Ben Oberman, Daniel Warth and Naomi Skwarna 12/07/2017

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:00am
Roddy Doyle talks about his new book Smile. Mosha Lundström Halbert covers the biggest fashion moments of 2017. Benjamin Oberman dives into the best figure skating films. Daniel Warth and Naomi Skwarna discuss their film Dim The Fluorescents.
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