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q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

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Rank #61 in Performing Arts category

Arts
Performing Arts
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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

iTunes Ratings

89 Ratings
Average Ratings
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7

Hubba Hubba

By jenkitsch - Dec 12 2013
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Listening since the first show! Has the best musical guests on. Easy on the eyes...

Smart and entertaining

By LDD14 - Aug 10 2012
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Really interesting and diverse topics and Jian facilitates great interviews!

iTunes Ratings

89 Ratings
Average Ratings
67
11
4
0
7

Hubba Hubba

By jenkitsch - Dec 12 2013
Read more
Listening since the first show! Has the best musical guests on. Easy on the eyes...

Smart and entertaining

By LDD14 - Aug 10 2012
Read more
Really interesting and diverse topics and Jian facilitates great interviews!
Cover image of q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

Updated 2 days ago

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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

Rank #1: Hasan Minhaj, Richard Marsella and more 28/08/2019 [Full episode]

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj explains how his "insider-outsider" relationship with America fuels his new Netflix comedy series, Patriot Act. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down the latest news involving controversial YouTube star PewDiePie, who just became the first individual YouTuber to hit 100 million subscribers. Actor and producer Jennifer Podemski tells us how she uses film and television to steer the conversation around Indigenous people in Canada. Regent Park School of Music director Richard Marsella and one of the students whose work was featured on Taylor Swift's new album, Lover, open up about their whirlwind week.

Aug 28 2019

54mins

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Rank #2: Debbie Harry: The Blondie singer looks back on her life and some of her greatest hits

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Debbie Harry's memoir is a tour through her life, from growing up in New Jersey to the height of her fame as the lead singer of Blondie.

Oct 02 2019

20mins

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Rank #3: Ken Burns: The filmmaker aims to prove country music is for everyone in new documentary

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Ken Burns' latest documentary series, Country Music, crosses generational lines, racial lines and geographical lines within America.

Sep 11 2019

20mins

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Rank #4: Elton John, Humble the Poet and more 15/10/2019 [Full episode]

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Elton John opens up about his "rollercoaster life," how having children changed everything for him and why he's now saying goodbye to life on the road. Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon follows the ups and downs of competitive figure skating in his new memoir, Beautiful on the Outside. Rapper, author and spoken word artist Humble the Poet explains why we all have a responsibility to share our stories.

Oct 15 2019

54mins

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Rank #5: Céline Dion: The singer talks Courage, life after René Angélil and her new outlook

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The Canadian music icon sat down with Tom Power in Montreal to talk about her new tour, music and why she’s more courageous now than ever before.

Sep 20 2019

28mins

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Rank #6: Antoni Porowski: The Queer Eye star on food, fame and growing up in Canada

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Queer Eye's food and drink expert, Antoni Porowski, joins Tom Power in the q studio to dish on the important role food has played in his life.

Oct 04 2019

19mins

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Rank #7: Dave Hill: The comedian on Parking The Moose, the 'definitive book on Canada by a non-Canadian'

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American comedian Dave Hill puts his fascination with Canada to the test in his new book, Parking The Moose, all about his tales of travelling across the country.

Oct 22 2019

14mins

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Rank #8: Tegan and Sara, Young Jean Lee and more 24/09/2019 [Full episode]

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Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara open up about coming out, twin sisterhood and hitting the big time. Acclaimed playwright Young Jean Lee discusses why she wants to "destroy our preconceptions" of black identity with her play The Shipment. Kevin S. Bright, one of the executive producers of Friends, shares why he thinks the show is still wildly popular 25 years after it first premiered on TV.

Sep 24 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Mandy Patinkin, Avan Jogia and more 13/11/2019 [Full episode]

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Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin talks about his deep love of music, his acting career and his new album, Children and Art. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh. Blue Planet II producers Orla Doherty and James Honeyborne reveal the secrets behind some of the series' most breathtaking shots of marine life. Canadian actor and writer Avan Jogia explores race and identity in his new book, Mixed Feelings.

Nov 13 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #10: Jonathan Van Ness: The Queer Eye star on his new memoir, positivity and living with HIV

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Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness joined Tom Power to share a few stories from his new memoir, Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love.

Sep 26 2019

15mins

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Rank #11: Ringo Starr: The Beatles drummer talks about everything from knighthood to beetroot juice

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In this extended interview, Ringo Starr also talks about his photography, his All-Starr band, and how an illness inspired him to drum.

Nov 08 2019

27mins

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Rank #12: Edward Norton: 'Empathy for each other is what holds things together,' the actor on why the underdog is important to film

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Edward Norton produced, directed and stars in the new film Motherless Brooklyn to remind the audience of their empathy, especially in this moment in time.

Oct 28 2019

20mins

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Rank #13: Thom Yorke, Gina Laing and more 25/09/2019 [Full episode]

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Musician Thom Yorke reflects on the early days of Radiohead and how it feels when he steps out on stage now as a solo artist. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud unpacks a recent Buzzfeed investigation that revealed how tagging your location on Instagram could be used for surveillance. Artist and residential school survivor Gina Laing opens up about how painting gave her a way of expressing herself amid the trauma and abuse that she endured as a child.

Sep 25 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #14: Cathy Goldsmith, Walter Scott and more 07/10/2019 [Full episode]

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Dr. Seuss's longtime art director Cathy Goldsmith on bringing the author's latest book to life 28 years after his death. The q screen panel with John Semley, Tina Hassannia and Shea Serrano discuss the controversy surrounding the latest Joker film. Prince superfan Anil Dash tells us what made the late singer's 1989 Batman album such an important pop culture milestone. Graphic novelist Walter Scott discusses his latest comic Wendy how his identity influences his art.

Oct 07 2019

1hr

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Rank #15: Jeff Barnaby, Heather Graham and more 06/09/2019 [Full episode]

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Filmmaker Jeff Barnaby on subverting the expectations placed on Indigenous cinema and mining Canadian history for terror in his new film Blood Quantum. The q This music panel take a closer look at female voices in country music with the help of a new report about Canadian country radio amidst the release of The Highwomen debut record and with the CCMA awards coming up Sunday. Actor and filmmaker Heather Graham and director Aisling Chin-Yee on film industry sexism, female solidarity and their film The Rest of Us.

Sep 06 2019

53mins

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Rank #16: Kerry Washington, Robert Glasper and more 30/10/2019 [Full episode]

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Kerry Washington talks about facing unconscious bias head-on in her latest film American Son. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Frankly In Love by David Yoon. In The Tall Grass director Vincenzo Natali discusses the "poetry and beauty" of horror films. Jazz pianist Robert Glasper tells us about his new mixtape and why he thinks jazz should always be pushing boundaries.

Oct 30 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #17: Bong Joon-ho: The Parasite director delivers an 'enjoyable nightmare' with his biting tale of income inequality

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Parasite director Bong Joon-ho tells us what inspired him to make a thriller about income inequality, and why wealth can make monsters of us all.

Oct 17 2019

16mins

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Rank #18: Mackenzie Davis: The Terminator: Dark Fate star on the importance of representing strong female characters

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Vancouver-born actor Mackenzie Davis stars in Terminator: Dark Fate as an augmented human sent back in time from the future to protect a young Mexican woman from an evil Terminator called Rev-9.

Nov 01 2019

18mins

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Rank #19: Antonio Banderas: The actor on the importance of art and his new film Pain and Glory

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Before he was Zorro or Puss in Boots, Antonio Banderas was the go-to male lead for Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar. The new film Pain and Glory is their eighth film together and one that made unique demands on Banderas.

Oct 21 2019

22mins

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Rank #20: Maya Hawke: The rising Hollywood star on Stranger Things and her upcoming album

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Maya Hawke may be best known for her acting career but the 21-year-old is now paving a path in the music industry.

Sep 10 2019

17mins

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