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August 31: John Krasinski on A Quiet Place, life after The Office and how he feels about you calling him 'Jim'

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
John Krasinski discusses his directorial debut and reflects on his life-changing, breakthrough role as Jim Halpert on The Office.
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: How cosplay became a global phenomenon

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through what it's like to take part in Comic-Con, one of the biggest pop culture conventions in the world.
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: 'It celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit': Gloria Gaynor on her hit I Will Survive

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Gloria Gaynor, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman, Lauren Orsini, John Krasinski 31/08/2018

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters. The q This music panel weighs in on 2018's song of the summer. Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through how cosplay became a global phenomenon. Actor and director John Krasinski discusses A Quiet Place and his life-changing, breakthrough role on The Office.
Categories: Syndicated

July 31: Dr. Jay de Soca Prince presents a gateway to soca

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
The veteran DJ traces important songs in the history of soca music as Toronto celebrates one of North America's largest carnivals.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Laurieann Gibson, Brandon Flowers, Kate NV, Hari Kondabolu 30/08/2018

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson discusses her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight. Brandon Flowers of The Killers opens up about his wife's struggle with PTSD and his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful. Musician Kate NV shares her q Block Party playlist for Moscow. Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: 'It was a punch to the gut': Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Hari Kondabolu talks about the reaction to his documentary The Problem With Apu and how he's feeling about The Simpsons these days.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Kate NV takes us to Moscow, Russia

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Musician Kate NV takes us to her hometown of Moscow, Russia, in this edition of the q Block Party.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Why Brandon Flowers says he feels 'more scared' to perform now than he did in 2004

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
The Killers frontman sits down with Tom Power to discuss his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Famed choreographer Laurieann Gibson on her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. She explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bernie Taupin, Tomi Adeyemi, Heather O'Neill, Kyle MacLachlan 29/08/2018

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Songwriter Bernie Taupin looks back on 50 years of making hits with Elton John. Author Tomi Adeyemi discusses why it's important to write fantasy stories with black protagonists. Canadian author Heather O'Neill takes us on a musical tour of Montreal's Plateau. Actor Kyle MacLachlan talks about how Twin Peaks, and working with David Lynch, has impacted his career.
Categories: Syndicated

August 29: Author Tomi Adeyemi on why it's important to write fantasy stories with black protagonists

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Tomi Adeyemi discusses her debut novel, Children of Blood and Bone, and talks about what it was like creating a universal fantasy story that's deeply rooted in her own Nigerian culture.
Categories: Syndicated

August 29: Heather O'Neill's musical tribute to Montreal's Plateau

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Author of The Lonely Hearts Hotel, Heather O'Neill takes us on a musical tour of Montreal's Plateau.
Categories: Syndicated

August 29: Kyle MacLachlan's return to Twin Peaks

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
With the finale of Twin Peaks behind him, star Kyle MacLachlan talks to host Tom Power about how the show, and working with David Lynch, has impacted his career.
Categories: Syndicated

August 29: Elton John's co-writer Bernie Taupin on 50 years of hits and what their 'perfect song' is

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Songwriter Bernie Taupin looks back on 50 years of working with Elton John, and talks about some of his favourite songs off their two new tribute albums.
Categories: Syndicated

August 28: How Yamantaka // Sonic Titan conceptualised a film to create their third record, Dirt

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:00pm
Alaska B of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan talks about the band's unlikely, but useful, approach to creating music.
Categories: Syndicated

August 28: 'This is going to change my life': Alexander McCall Smith looks back on The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:00pm
Prolific British author Alexander McCall Smith reflects on the novel that changed his life 20 years ago and discusses his latest book, The Quiet Side of Passion.
Categories: Syndicated

August 28: How Alexandra Stréliski went from internet musician to Jean-Marc Vallée's secret weapon

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:00pm
Alexandra Stréliski chats about working with Hollywood director Jean-Marc Vallée, and gives us a sneak preview of her latest record, Inscape.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Alexandra Stréliski, Alexander McCall Smith, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan 28/08/2018

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian pianist Alexandra Stréliski performs live in the q studio and chats about working with Hollywood director Jean-Marc Vallée. Author Alexander McCall Smith discusses his latest book, The Quiet Side of Passion, and reflects on the novel that changed his life 20 years ago. Alaska B of Yamantaka // Sonic Titan talks about the band's unlikely, but useful, approach to creating music.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: John Cho, Panos Cosmatos, Tina Hassannia and Adam Nayman, Sasheer Zamata 27/08/2018

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:00pm
John Cho talks about his new thriller Searching and the challenges of acting for a webcam. Director Panos Cosmatos explains how his horror-free childhood fuelled his creativity and inspired his latest film. Tina Hassannia and Adam Nayman break down the latest in film and TV news. Actor and comedian Sasheer Zamata opens up about her time on Saturday Night Live.
Categories: Syndicated