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June 7: Alex Strangelove star Daniel Doheny on playing a classic high school senior with a twist

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:07pm
The Canadian actor talks about his role in Netflix's Alex Strangelove, a teen comedy about a high school senior who realizes that he's gay.
Categories: Syndicated

June 7: Brian Jackson's gateway to the music of his friend and collaborator, Gil Scott-Heron

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:06pm
Brian Jackson presents an intimate guide to poet Gil Scott-Heron's work, taking us back to the moment the two of them first met at a band practice in college.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Morgan Neville, Mariko Tamaki, Gil Scott-Heron, Daniel Doheny 7/6/2018

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:44pm
Filmmaker Morgan Neville discusses his new documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor? about the life and legacy of Mister Rogers. Canadian artist and writer Mariko Tamaki explains what it takes to write realistic teenage dialogue for DC Comics' new Supergirl graphic novel. Brian Jackson presents a q gateway to the work of his friend and collaborator Gil Scott-Heron. Canadian actor Daniel Doheny talks about his role in Netflix's Alex Strangelove, a teen comedy about a high school senior who realizes that he's gay.
Categories: Syndicated

June 6: Jorja Smith on her debut album Lost & Found and dealing with fame

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:17pm
In this very early career interview, British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith talks to Tom Power about what it's like dealing with fame ahead of her debut album.
Categories: Syndicated

June 6: 'You're in prison for life': How Bill Clinton helped James Patterson write his new presidential thriller

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:16pm
Bestselling author James Patterson discusses what it was like to collaborate on a political thriller with the former president of the United States.
Categories: Syndicated

June 6: The Canadian origin story behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:16pm
Junlei Li, co-director of the Fred Rogers Centre, takes us through the story of Mister Rogers' Canadian roots.
Categories: Syndicated

June 6: Kate Spade was the ultimate New York woman and fashion designer

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:15pm
Our fashion contributor tells us what made Kate Spade an iconic name in the fashion world and why her brand was unique.
Categories: Syndicated

June 6: Danny Fields shares photographic memories of the Ramones when they were young

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:11pm
The Ramones' former manager shares behind-the-scenes photos of the band and reflects on their early days, before they were big.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: James Patterson, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood q origin story, Mosha Lundström Halbert, Jorja Smith, Danny Fields 6/6/2018

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 3:03pm
Author James Patterson discusses what it was like to collaborate on a political thriller with former president of the United States, Bill Clinton. Junlei Li presents the Canadian origin story behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Our fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert talks about Kate Spade's life and legacy. Ahead of the release of her debut album, singer-songwriter Jorja Smith opens up about dealing with fame. The Ramones former manager, Danny Fields, shares photographic memories of the band when they were young.
Categories: Syndicated

June 5: Novelist Joshua Whitehead tackles what it means to be two-spirit, Indigiqueer

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:47pm
Joshua Whitehead is someone who might be the future of Canadian literature. He talks about his debut novel, which captures the realities of youth culture for Indigenous teens.
Categories: Syndicated

June 5: 'I couldn't imagine I'd be here 60 years later': How Françoise Hardy became a French icon despite self-doubt

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:46pm
In a rare English interview, Françoise Hardy looks back on her early doubtful days, clears up some rumours about her past and tells an unbelievable story about Bob Dylan.
Categories: Syndicated

June 5: How Jared Abrahamson went from miner in Flin Flon, to MMA fighter named Wolfblood, to Hollywood actor

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:45pm
Born in Flin Flon, Man., Jared Abrahamson's path to stardom wasn't typical for a Hollywood-bound actor.
Categories: Syndicated

June 5: After battling body dysmorphic disorder, Lindi Ortega realized the power of music to help herself and her fans

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:44pm
The Toronto-born country music star opens up about why she wanted to create "a whole record that's dedicated to helping somebody through a struggle in life."
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Françoise Hardy, Joshua Whitehead, Jared Abrahamson, Lindi Ortega 5/6/2018

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:44pm
French music icon Françoise Hardy looks back on her early doubtful days, clears up some rumours about her past and tells an unbelievable story about Bob Dylan. Canadian First Nations poet and novelist Joshua Whitehead tackles what it means to be two-spirit and Indigiqueer. Canadian actor Jared Abrahamson talks about how he went from being a miner in Flin Flon, to an MMA fighter named Wolfblood, to a Hollywood actor. Canadian country music star Lindi Ortega opens up about her battle with body dysmorphic disorder.
Categories: Syndicated

June 4: How Coeur de Pirate learned to open up when her world was shutting down

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:48pm
Béatrice Martin, a.k.a. Coeur de Pirate, discusses her new album En cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé, and performs a few songs, recorded live in the q studio.
Categories: Syndicated

June 4: The heat is still on Samantha Bee after she uses vulgar slur to describe Ivanka Trump

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:47pm
Our screen panel discuss comedian Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump the c-word and Paul Schrader's new film First Reformed.
Categories: Syndicated

June 4: Inside the complicated history of Georgian techno: David Lezhava's q block party from Tbilisi

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:47pm
Tbilisi has become a destination for techno music, but after recent police raids, many clubs have been forced to shut down. Now, protesters are speaking out.
Categories: Syndicated

June 4: Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry on the perils of fame

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:43pm
As his star continues to rise, Brian Tyree Henry discusses the complicated nature of fame and celebrity.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Brian Tyree Henry, q screen panel, Tbilisi block party, Coeur de Pirate 4/6/2018

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 1:42pm
Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry discusses the complicated nature of fame and celebrity. John Semley and Tina Hassannia of the q screen panel weigh in on Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump the c-word. David Lezhava takes us inside the complicated history of Georgian techno music in his q block party from Tbilisi. Canadian singer-songwriter Béatrice Martin, a.k.a. Coeur de Pirate, performs a few songs and discusses her new fully Francophone album.
Categories: Syndicated

June 1: Chvrches on Love Is Dead, hitting back at online misogyny and weathering tough times

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:51pm
Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty of Chvrches explain why after the quick-fire success of their first two albums, they felt the need to slow down on Love is Dead.
Categories: Syndicated