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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.
Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends. From music icons like Van Morrison and Neil Young; smart conversations with everyone from Al Gore to Barbara Walters; CNN operas; to the branding of politicians... Q brings you big names, big ideas, and those paving the way on the cultural landscape.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:00amGeorge Takei on his role in the doc, To Be Takei, and why he gave the filmmaker "carte blanche". How Alex Owumi, a Nigerian-American basketball player, escaped from the heart of the Libyan civil war. Canadian novelist Miriam Toews on All My Puny Sorrows.
Monday, August 25, 2014 12:00amBlind athlete Erik Weihenmayer, sexism in sports journalism, AJ Jacobs' global family tree 08/25/2014Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer on how to conquer the visible and invisible barriers we all face. Sports journalists Amy K. Nelson and Megan Greenwell on sexism in the industry. Author AJ Jacobs on the wild world of extended family trees.
Friday, August 22, 2014 12:00amThe Amazing Kreskin, a larger-than-life mentalist and performer, wows us in Studio Q. TV 2014 highlights and Emmy Award predictions with the Washington Post's Alyssa Rosenberg. Best of Q: Trans advocate Laverne Cox on the courage to live visibly.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00amScience or Sci-fi? Shark expert Jonathan Davis on Shark Week's increasingly sensational slant. Marja Mills on her controversial book about To Kill a Mockingbird author, Harper Lee. Best of Q: The National's Bryce Dessner shares his classical side
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00amPop culture observer Bob Thompson on the decline of authoritative TV announcer. Photographer Zun Lee on his new project Father Figure, which he challenges simplistic portrayals of black fathers. Best of Q: Actress-turned-jazz singer Molly Ringwald.