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June 18: Sloan bring some of their most memorable songs to q

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:38pm
Each member of the legendary Canadian rock band choose their favourite songs from band's entire discography.
Categories: Syndicated

June 18: Beyoncé and Jay-Z release surprise album: Everything Is Love

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:33pm
Our q screen panel discuss Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new joint album, which has sent the internet into a frenzy.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Sarah McLachlan, Scott Rogowsky, Sloan 18/6/2018

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:29pm
Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan reflects on the legacy of Lilith Fair and the power of Angel. Tina Hassannia and Charles Officer of the q screen panel discuss Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new surprise joint album. HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky explains how the hugely popular trivia quiz app has changed his life. Canadian rock band Sloan share their most memorable songs and why they matter.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Brad Bird, q This, Julia Alexander, Michael Chabon 15/6/2018

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:42pm
Oscar-winning director Brad Bird shares how "a gumbo of spy movies, superhero things and action movies" inspired Incredibles 2. CBC's Jarrett Martineau and Lisa Christiansen of the q This music panel discuss Drake's new Degrassi-themed music video. Senior internet culture reporter Julia Alexander breaks down the highlights from this year's E3 video game expo. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon reflects on being a father and a son.
Categories: Syndicated

June 15: Michael Chabon on fatherhood and the 'bitter surprise' of watching your kids leave the nest

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:41pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon reflects on being a father and a son in a new book of essays called Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces.
Categories: Syndicated

June 15: Director Brad Bird on how 'a gumbo of spy movies, superhero things and action movies' inspired Incredibles 2

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:41pm
The Oscar-winning director and writer behind Disney-Pixar's Incredibles 2 talks about how his own childhood and parenting experiences inspired the film.
Categories: Syndicated

June 15: Drake hosts a Degrassi High reunion in his new video

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:40pm
Our q This panel talk about how Drizzy has once again left the internet in a tizzy with a new music video, full of surprise guests and meme-generating moments.
Categories: Syndicated

June 15: 2018 E3 Expo: Biggest highlights and trends from the video game world

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:36pm
We break down the highlights from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, where companies like Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo unveiled new games and future plans.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Johnny Marr, Lesley Manville, Tommy Orange 14/6/2018

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:57pm
The Smiths' Johnny Marr explains how Brexit and Trump's election inspired his latest album. Canadian director Stephen Dunn talks about why he wanted to direct the first LGBTQ Heritage Minute. Phantom Thread star Lesley Manville shares what it was like creating a real friendship with Daniel Day-Lewis to play siblings on film. Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens unpack the dad joke. Novelist Tommy Orange paints a kaleidoscopic picture of what it means to be a Native American in a sprawling urban landscape.
Categories: Syndicated

June 14: How Brexit and Trump's election inspired The Smiths' Johnny Marr to create his latest album

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:56pm
On his new album, Call the Comet, Marr imagines an alternate reality. He talks about how music can become an ideal escape and his relationship with Morrissey now.
Categories: Syndicated

June 14: Phantom Thread's Lesley Manville on creating a real friendship with Daniel Day-Lewis to play siblings on film

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:56pm
Actor Lesley Manville stars alongside Daniel Day-Lewis in Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film Phantom Thread.
Categories: Syndicated

June 14: Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens unpack the dad joke

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:31pm
Just in time for Father's Day, Taggart and Torrens tell us their best (worst) dad jokes.
Categories: Syndicated

June 14: Why Stephen Dunn wanted to direct the first LGBTQ Heritage Minute

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:21pm
The director talks about the new Heritage Minute, which celebrates the work of gay activist Jim Egan.
Categories: Syndicated

June 14: 'Being Native you're automatically political': Tommy Orange on his debut novel There There

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:21pm
In his debut novel, Tommy Orange paints a kaleidoscopic picture of what it means to exist as a Native American in a sprawling urban landscape.
Categories: Syndicated

June 13: Why Irvine Welsh killed off an iconic character in his new Trainspotting sequel

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:52pm
Novelist Irvine Welsh talks about his latest novel, Dead Men's Trousers, and shares what it's like to say goodbye to a character he's spent decades writing about.
Categories: Syndicated

June 13: Why Larysa Kondracki faced backlash from Australians for directing new adaptation of Picnic at Hanging Rock

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:52pm
The Canadian director discusses the challenge of taking on such a well-loved Australian story, and the backlash she faced from Australians for her role in the series.
Categories: Syndicated

June 13: Jael Richardson's book pick: Oscar by Mauricio Segura

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:50pm
Our book contributor, Jael Richardson, discusses her recommendation, Oscar by Mauricio Segura.
Categories: Syndicated

June 13: Former Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's musical tribute to Vancouver

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:33pm
In this edition of the q block party, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Beverley McLachlin, shares the songs that remind her of Vancouver.
Categories: Syndicated

June 13: Is Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja the real Banksy? Craig Williams says yes

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:33pm
We revisit one of the art world's biggest mysteries with journalist Craig Williams, who believes he's identified the famous anonymous street artist Banksy.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Craig Williams, Beverley McLachlin, Larysa Kondracki, Irvine Welsh 13/6/2018

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:32pm
Journalist Craig Williams revisits his theory that Banksy is Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja. Beverley McLachlin, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, presents her q block party for Vancouver. Jael Richardson shares her book recommendation for your reading list. Canadian director Larysa Kondracki talks about adapting an Australian classic for the small screen. Novelist Irvine Welsh explains why he killed off an iconic character in his new Trainspotting sequel.
Categories: Syndicated