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 1775 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 45 days 36 minutes


[Full episode] Liz Phair, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Alan Doyle, Lauren Collins and Jake Epstein

Singer-songwriter Liz Phair talks about her first album of new material in a decade, Soberish, which sees her reunite with producer Brad Wood, who worked with her on her breakthrough album, Exile in Guyville. Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid discusses her latest novel, Malibu Rising, about a group of famous siblings who throw an epic party that goes up in literal flames...



[Full episode] Gia Coppola, Lisa Christiansen and Dalton Higgins, Esie Mensah

Filmmaker Gia Coppola discusses her latest film, Mainstream, and what it's like to belong to a long legacy of filmmakers — from her grandfather, Francis Ford Coppola, to her aunt, Sofia Coppola. On this week's Q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Dalton Higgins recap the highlights of the 50th annual Juno Awards, which took place virtually last night...



[Full episode] The Tragically Hip, Leacock Medal winner, Anne Murray

In an exclusive interview, The Tragically Hip's Gord Sinclair, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Rob Baker open up about the band's career, their three decades of brotherhood, and the loss of their friend and bandmate, Gord Downie. The nominees for the 2021 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour — writers Joseph Kertes, Thomas King and Morgan Murray — join us as we announce the winner live on the air, followed by an acceptance speech...



[Full episode] E.L. James, Sol Guy, Eddie Harrison, Loyiso Gola, Caleb Azumah Nelson

Author E.L. James — who's best known for her wildly popular Fifty Shades novels — discusses her latest release, Freed, which she says may be the final work in the series. For the 30-year anniversary of the Juno rap category, former Rascalz manager and music executive Sol Guy reflects on his legacy, and shares his thoughts on where Canadian hip hop is at in 2021. Film critic Eddie Harrison explains why he knocked down Paddington 2's perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes with a negative review...



[Full episode] Sinead O'Connor, Maestro Fresh Wes, Gina Laing

Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor discusses her new memoir, Rememberings: Scenes from My Complicated Life, and tells us why ripping up a picture of the pope on Saturday Night Live in 1992 didn't derail her career, but rather put her back on track. Canadian hip hop legend Maestro Fresh Wes, his former manager Farley Flex and producer Davis of First Offence share an oral history of the 1989 hit Let Your Backbone Slide...



[Full episode] Michelle Good, girl in red, Gord Sinclair, Alice Waters

Five Little Indians author Michelle Good talks about winning the Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction, and why we must continue telling stories about residential school survivors. Norwegian pop sensation girl in red discusses her acclaimed debut album, if i could make it go quiet, and how she feels about being called a "queer icon" for a new generation...



[Full episode] Benny Blanco, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido, Immanuel Wilkins, Sarah Harmer

Award-winning producer and songwriter Benny Blanco talks about his latest EP, Friends Keep Secrets 2, and shares what he gets from writing music for himself. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido discuss Amazon's $8.5 billion US purchase of MGM, and a new study that reveals the dismal lack of Asian and Pacific Islander representation in Hollywood...



[Full episode] Julianna Margulies, Paul Langlois, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya, Swizz Beatz

Emmy-winning actress Julianna Margulies talks about her new memoir, Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life, and recounts her troubling encounter with actor Steven Seagal. Guitarist Paul Langlois of the Tragically Hip introduces us to the band's new song, Crack My Spine Like A Whip, off their latest album, Saskadelphia. On this week's Q This music panel, A...



[Full episode] Michelle Williams, Béatrice Martin, Kevin S. Bright, Allison Russell

Singer Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child opens up about her candid new memoir, Checking In, which follows her mental health journey from depression to healing. Canadian musician Béatrice Martin, a.k.a. Cœur de pirate, talks about her new solo piano album, Perséides, and how she relearned to sing after a vocal cord surgery left her unable to speak for several weeks. Friends executive producer Kevin S...



[Full episode] Thomas Rhett, Michelle Zauner, Northern Touch

On the heels of his latest album, Country Again: Side A, country star Thomas Rhett discusses how being born into country music royalty (he's the son of singer Rhett Akins) made him feel like he had something to prove. Musician Michelle Zauner, a.k.a. Japanese Breakfast, opens up about her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, which explores her complicated relationship with her late mother, and how cooking Korean food helped her cope with profound grief...