q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 1748 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 43 days 20 hours 54 minutes


[Full episode] St. Vincent, Sandra Oh, Sarah Neufeld, Lowell and Wendy Hill-Tout

Grammy-winning musician St. Vincent opens up about her personal new album, Daddy's Home, and why she decided to reinvent herself with a '70s sound and aesthetic. Actress Sandra Oh discusses her role in the series Killing Eve, and the importance of "being true to yourself" in Hollywood. Acclaimed violinist, solo artist and Arcade Fire member Sarah Neufeld introduces us to her haunting new track, Detritus, off her latest album of the same name...



[Full episode] The Offspring, Altin Gün, Steven Canals, Rajni Perera

Punk rocker Dexter Holland of The Offspring discusses the band's 10th studio album, Let the Bad Times Roll, and fills us in on his other job as a doctorate-holding molecular biologist. Musicians Jasper Verhulst and Merve Dasdemir of the Amsterdam-based rock band Altin Gün tell us how they're breathing new life into traditional Turkish folk songs...



[Full episode] Jake Tapper, Mosha Lundström Halbert, Heather Igloliorte

CNN news anchor Jake Tapper discusses his new novel, The Devil May Dance, and shares how discovering his family tree in Manitoba led him to tweet about Canada's slow vaccine rollout. Our fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert tells us why TikTok influencers are replacing the role of fashion editors and runway shows, how this shift will impact the industry going forward, and the death of skinny jeans...



[Full episode] James Acaster, Jayne Eastwood, Aminder Dhaliwal

British comedian James Acaster explains how experiencing the worst year of his life led him to create his new comedy special, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999. Toronto-born actress Jayne Eastwood discusses her 50-year career and the joys of playing a shockingly shameless senior citizen in the CBC web series Hey Lady! — a lead role written just for her...



[Full episode] John Legend, Tracey Deer, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Alan Alda

EGOT winner John Legend discusses how George Floyd's murder is spurring change, and why celebrities need to inform themselves before speaking out. Director Tracey Deer talks about her powerful debut film Beans — a coming-of-age story based on her own childhood experience of the 1990 Oka Crisis. Actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, the Canadian star of Mindy Kaling's Never Have I Ever, shares how she beat out more than 15,000 others for the lead role of Devi...



[Full episode] Julia Michaels, Q This, No-No Boy, Colson Whitehead

Singer-songwriter Julia Michaels talks about how falling in love shaped her first full-length album Not In Chronological Order. Q This panel's A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya discuss the return of venue concerts. Indie rocker Julian Saporiti talks about his new project No-No Boy, which turns stories from Asian American history into song. Writer Colson Whitehead talks about his novel The Underground Railroad.



[Full episode] Sonia Manzano, Randell Adjei, Eric Heisserer

Sonia Manzano talks about her decades-spanning role as Maria on Sesame Street and the new documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. Ontario's first Poet Laureate Randell Adjei reflects on his journey to the present moment, and the bar he hopes to set in his new position. Showrunner Eric Heisserer discusses the challenges and joys of bringing the new Netflix series Shadow and Bone to screen.



[Full episode] Marianne Faithfull, Loretta Sarah Todd, Tim Fletcher, Mike Small and Tyler Kyte, Dot-Marie Jones

Legendary singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull opens up about surviving COVID-19 and recording a new album of classic romantic poems, titled She Walks in Beauty. Métis and Cree filmmaker Loretta Sarah Todd discusses how she preserved Indigenous oral tradition in her new film Monkey Beach — an adaptation of Eden Robinson's novel of the same name...



[Full episode] Angeline Boulley, Joseph Shabason, Christian Allaire

Debut author Angeline Boulley discusses her critically acclaimed, bestselling young adult novel, Firekeeper's Daughter, and the importance of telling contemporary Indigenous stories. Canadian multi-instrumentalist Joseph Shabason opens up about his latest album, The Fellowship, which explores his relationship with religion, going back to his upbringing in a dual-faith Jewish and Islamic household...



[Full episode] Sierra Teller Ornelas, Jason Gorber and Teri Hart, Tom Jones, Richard Thompson

Rutherford Falls showrunner and co-creator Sierra Teller Ornelas talks about the new comedy series, how it uses humour to unlock tough conversations about colonialism, and the importance of Indigenous representation both on and off screen. On this week's screen panel, Jason Gorber and Teri Hart discuss Elon Musk's upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance, and break down how Paddington 2 became the best movie of all time on Rotten Tomatoes...