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Full episode: Sarah Polley, Kyrie Irving, Sarah Davachi, Seana McKenna 28/06/2018

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 2:00am
Canadian writer and director Sarah Polley discusses how she adapted Margaret Atwood's book, Alias Grace, into a TV series. Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving on becoming an actor in the comedy film Uncle Drew. Calgary musician Sarah Davachi presents a gateway to deep listening. Stage actor Seana McKenna talks about her starring role as Queen Lear in a new production of William Shakespeare's Lear.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Amber Tamblyn, Jael Richardson, Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens, Ben Caplan 27/06/2018

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 2:05pm
Actor and author Amber Tamblyn explains why she decided to tell the stories of male survivors of sexual assault in her debut novel. Book contributor Jael Richardson shares her reading list recommendation. Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens challenge Tom Power to a game of "Lyric or Lie." Canadian musician Ben Caplan questions the idea of "old stock" Canadians on new album.
Categories: Syndicated

June 27: Why Amber Tamblyn wants to resensitize the conversation around sexual assault with her new book Any Man

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 2:03pm
Actor Amber Tamblyn's debut novel, Any Man, tells the story of six men who have fallen prey to the violence of a female serial rapist.
Categories: Syndicated

June 27: Ben Caplan questions the idea of 'old stock' Canadians on new album

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:45pm
Musician Ben Caplan talks about his new album, and how a Romanian-Canadian refugee story has resonated with so many audiences.
Categories: Syndicated

June 27: Jeremy Taggart and Jonathan Torrens challenge Tom Power to a game of 'Lyric or Lie'

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:42pm
The hosts of the Taggart and Torrens podcast partake in a friendly game of Lyric or Lie with Tom Power.
Categories: Syndicated

June 27: Jael Richardson's book pick: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:42pm
Jael Richardson discusses her book recommendation, The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir.
Categories: Syndicated

June 26: Songwriter to pop superstar, Julia Michaels sets out on her own

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:36pm
She's written for the likes of Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber, but now, Julia Michaels is writing more pop songs for herself.
Categories: Syndicated

June 26: Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda on grief, Chester Bennington and a new album, Post Traumatic

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:34pm
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda joined Tom Power in the q studio to discuss his latest solo project entitled, Post-Traumatic, and explains why everyone needs to be careful when it comes to discussing suicide online.
Categories: Syndicated

June 26: 'It's a wonderful marriage': Christopher Plummer on blending Shakespeare with classical music

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:30pm
Academy award-winning actor Christopher Plummer joins Tom Power for a conversation about his upcoming performance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Categories: Syndicated

June 26: Demi Lovato lays bare alcohol addiction and relapse on new song Sober

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:25pm
Our pop culture contributor, Anne T. Donahue, shares her "two goods and a bad" in the world of pop culture for this week.
Categories: Syndicated

Full Episode: Christiopher Plummer, Mike Shinoda, Julia Michaels 26/06/2018

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 1:31pm
Canadian actor Christopher Plummer talks about blending Shakespeare with classical music; Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue explains why Demi Lovato's new song is being applauded by fans; Singer-songwriter Julia Michaels shifts her focus towards writing more music for herself; Musician Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park talks grief, Chester Bennington and his latest EP, Post Traumatic.
Categories: Syndicated

June 25: Will Hollywood celebrities follow through on their threat to leave Fox?

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:34pm
Our q screen panel discuss recent news that several actors and producers are threatening to stop working with 21st Century Fox as a way of protesting Fox News.
Categories: Syndicated

June 25: When neither checkbox applies: One dancer's push for gender-neutral awards

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:25pm
Tonight is expected to be the last time The Dora Awards separate awards by gender. Tom Power speaks to Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, a dancer who helped inspire the shift.
Categories: Syndicated

June 25: Shawn Mendes on success, anxiety and his love for Ronaldo

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:18pm
The Canadian megastar rose to fame in his teens, but his just-released album is all grown up.
Categories: Syndicated

June 25: How current events inspired Sylvain Neuvel's new alien robot sci-fi novel

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:11pm
Sylvain Neuvel's latest novel, Only Human?, follows a young girl named Rose who lives in a future where giant robots have killed 100 million people on Earth.
Categories: Syndicated

June 25: 'Everyone has the capacity to be musical': Robin Dann of Bernice on ASMR, and sound as a healer and refuge

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:09pm
Robin Dann, of the experimental pop band Bernice, joins Tom Power in the q studio to discuss her thoughts about ASMR and to preview this phenomenon for listeners.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Shawn Mendes, screen panel, Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Sylvain Neuvel, Robin Dann 25/6/2018

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:06pm
Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes talks about mental health and his love for Ronaldo. q screen panel with Tina Hassannia and Eli Glasner on actors protesting Fox. Dance artist and choreographer Sze-Yang Ade-Lam advocates for the use of gender neutral pronouns at the Dora Awards. Canadian author Sylvain Neuvel explains how current events inspired his new sci-fi novel, Only Human. Robin Dann of the experimental pop band Bernice talks ASMR.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Robert Plant, Tynomi Banks, Mavis Staples 22/6/2018

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 3:36pm
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant talks about his 50-year music career. Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks shares her playlist of essential drag performance anthems. Gospel singer Mavis Staples explains why she still feels she has to speak out against bigotry in America.
Categories: Syndicated

June 22: Tynomi Banks shares her list of essential drag anthems for Pride season

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 3:18pm
Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks presents the perfect playlist for any Pride Month celebration.
Categories: Syndicated

June 22: The song remains the same, but Robert Plant is always moving forward

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 3:18pm
He's one of the most iconic frontmen in rock 'n' roll history, but in a career that has spanned 50 years, Robert Plant has never stopped moving forward.
Categories: Syndicated