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.


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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 45 days 36 minutes


[Full episode] Sharon Stone, Ronnie Lillard, Jordan Scott

Actress Sharon Stone discusses her candid new memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, which chronicles her childhood in rural Pennsylvania, her rise to worldwide stardom and her struggles in Hollywood. Rapper Ronnie Lillard (a.k.a Reconcile) talks about the musical legacy of his friend, George Floyd, who was murdered by former police officer Derek Chauvin last May...



[Full episode] Shania Twain, Linda Perry, Gregory Porter

Canadian country music icon Shania Twain reflects on her hit album The Woman in Me on its 25th anniversary. Legendary producer Linda Perry shares the stories behind some of the huge hits she created with stars like Pink and Christina Aguilera. Grammy award-winning jazz artist Gregory Porter opens up about losing his brother to COVID-19, the healing power of music and his uplifting new record, All Rise.



[Full episode] Andrew McCarthy, Rob Baker, Sonja Smits, Andrew Barnsley, Caleb Azumah Nelson

Actor and director Andrew McCarthy discusses his new memoir, Brat: An '80s Story, and reveals why he pulled back from fame after shooting to stardom in films like St. Elmo's Fire, Pretty in Pink and Weekend at Bernie's. Rob Baker of the Tragically Hip introduces us to the band's new single, Ouch, off their latest album, Saskadelphia...


 2021-05-21  1h6m

[Full episode] David Suzuki, Jael Richardson, Kris Bowers, Art Bergmann

Canadian geneticist and broadcaster David Suzuki talks about bringing science into our living rooms for more than 40 years, and shares why he's not interested in slowing down yet. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on Kaitlyn Greenidge's historical fiction novel, Libertie, which is inspired by the life of the first Black female doctor in New York state...


 2021-05-20  1h8m

[Full episode] David Shore, Dormeshia, Brad Fraser

In a career-spanning interview with David Shore, the Canadian TV writer reflects on more than 20 years of creating critically acclaimed shows such as House and The Good Doctor. Choreographer and tap dancer Dormeshia talks about her new theatre show, The Mayor of Harlem, which celebrates the legacy of tap icon Bill "Bojangles" Robinson — the first Black soloist to perform in white theatres across the U.S...


 2021-05-19  56m

[Full episode] Seth Rogen, Charles Officer and Motion, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Canadian comedy titan Seth Rogen discusses his debut book, Yearbook, his famous use of cannabis and why he thinks comedy is undervalued. Director Charles Officer and writer Wendy Motion Brathwaite talk about their film Akilla's Escape, which takes a blunt look at Jamaican gang culture and the reach of its international drug trade. Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer talks about his poetic and fleeting memorial to the millions of victims of COVID-19, called A Crack in the Hourglass.


 2021-05-18  1h6m

[Full episode] Jon Bon Jovi, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and John Semley, St. Vincent, Greta Van Fleet

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi talks about Bon Jovi's latest album 2020, finding hope in challenging times, and why he regrets the key change in Livin' on a Prayer. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and John Semley talk about the collapse of the Golden Globes, and why Tig Notaro is replacing comedian Chris D'Elia in reshoots for Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead. Grammy-winning musician St...


 2021-05-17  1h1m

[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...


 2021-05-14  1h3m

[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...


 2021-05-13  1h0m

[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...


 2021-05-12  57m