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Three disparate men converge for a strange discussion of pop culture and politics. Our hosts include a psychonaut therapist with an aim to explore the healing benefits of drugs, an anarchist philosophy professor equally influenced by Marx and prison, and an English teacher terrified by the universe but energized by marginalized literature and media alike. Topics will cover the range from popular to degraded culture.
 
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Gabriel Gregorio Fernando José María García y Moreno y Morán de Buitrón (1821–1875) was an Ecuadorian politician who twice served as President of Ecuador (1859-1865 and 1869-1875) and was assassinated during his second term, after being elected to a third term. He is noted for his conservatism, Catholic religious perspective and rivalry with liberal strongman Eloy Alfaro. Under his administration, Ecuador became a leader in science and higher education within Latin America. In addition to th ...
 
Beyond This Point is a series of conversations engaging the creative thinkers who inspire us. Each episode, Gabriel Stromberg, Creative Director of Civilization, sits down with artists, business owners, designers, and leaders of all types to put a spotlight on different ways of seeing, thinking, and making. Beyond This Point is produced by Civilization, a design firm that develops brands and experiences that are ethical and impactful.
 
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Veteran actor Paul Raci talks about his first-ever Oscar nomination for his performance in the critically acclaimed film Sound of Metal, in which he plays a deaf mentor to a heavy metal drummer who's losing his hearing. Multi-Grammy-winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington — who's played alongside the likes of Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and Joni M…
 
Directors T.J. Martin and Dan Lindsay talk about their triumphant new Tina Turner documentary, how they built a relationship with the iconic singer, and what it was like sharing her incredible life story. Culture critic Kathleen Newman-Bremang unpacks the recent backlash to Amazon Prime's new Black horror anthology Them, which is being criticized f…
 
Djuna Barnes (1892-1982) was a journalist, an author, an artist, a poetic novelist, a beacon of modernism, an icon and an iconoclast. She was also a pioneer; a famous wit; an expatriate in Paris in the 1920s (where she befriended James Joyce and became one of the key members of the Lost Generation); a fixture of Greenwich Village both in the 1910s …
 
Country artist Mickey Guyton explains how anti-Black racism hindered her music career for more than a decade. Celebrated Canadian writer Margaret Atwood discusses her new poetry collection, alien invasions, rare curse words and why reading poetry isn't like eating Cracker Jack. Red Sky Performance founder Sandra Laronde talks about celebrating the …
 
Toronto's Giacomo Gianniotti, who played Dr. Andrew DeLuca on Grey's Anatomy, discusses his transition from acting to directing one of network TV's biggest successes. Canadian filmmaker Kelly Fyffe-Marshall opens up about her highly publicized experience with racial profiling and how she channelled that trauma into a short film called Black Bodies.…
 
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones discusses her new memoir, Last Chance Texaco, in which she details her tumultuous childhood, family history and the reason why she walked away from fame. Our fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert fills us in on mushroom leather and how the revolutionary sustainable material might change …
 
Country singer Corb Lund discusses his first album in five years, Agricultural Tragic, and explains why he's now speaking out against the Alberta government's plan to allow open-pit coal mining on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Radio producer and filmmaker Mira Burt-Wintonick, the daughter of renowned Montreal documentarian Peter Winton…
 
The Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik talks about her latest sitcom Call Me Kat, her new mental health podcast Mayim Bialik's Breakdown and more. Music journalist Dalton Higgins remembers the life and legacy of rapper DMX, who died on Friday at the age of 50. On this week's screen panel, Kelly Boutsalis and Justin Wu reflect on the end of Kim's Conven…
 
Jacke and Mike take a look at the life and works of Thucydides (c. 460 to c. 400 B.C.), an Athenian general whose History of the Peloponnesian War has earned him the title of "the father of scientific history" or sometimes "the other father of history." We discuss the highlights of Thucydides, what it's like to read him in 2021, whether it's better…
 
Canadian record producer Doc McKinney looks back on The Weeknd's early rise and tells us how his debut mixtape, House of Balloons, helped change the sound of pop music. On this week's Q This music panel, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya talk about the public reaction to rapper DMX's reported drug overdose (programming note: this segment was recorded sho…
 
Singer Merry Clayton talks about her first solo album in more than 25 years, Beautiful Scars, which she made in the aftermath of a life-altering car accident. Actress Kim Novak discusses her new book of paintings, Kim Novak: Her Art and Life, and shares how her art helped her cope with the pressures of Hollywood's studio system. Interdisciplinary a…
 
Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill talks about songwriting from the vantage point of fictional characters, the band's evolution and why he wanted to release their new album as an NFT. In celebration of National Poetry Month, our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on Jen Sookfong Lee's debut poetry collection, The Shadow List. Canadian …
 
Canadian icon William Shatner opens up about aging, loneliness and what keeps him going at 90. Maria Bakalova reflects on her life-changing role in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, which made her the first Bulgarian actress to be nominated for a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. Soul co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers discusses the animated film'…
 
Multidisciplinary artist Vivek Shraya discusses her new solo stage show, How To Fail As A Pop Star, about the true story of her life in music. R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills look back on their landmark album, Out of Time, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Pokémon theme song singer Jason Paige talks about the unexpected success…
 
Jacke takes a look at the life and works of American novelist Henry James (1843-1916). Help support the show at patreon.com/literature or historyofliterature.com/shop. (We appreciate it!) Find out more at historyofliterature.com, jackewilson.com, or by following Jacke and Mike on Twitter at @thejackewilson and @literatureSC. Or send an email to jac…
 
Actor Michael J. Fox opens up about the long-term effects of Parkinson's disease and how he found his way back to optimism after experiencing a particularly brutal year. Children of Blood and Bone author Tomi Adeyemi talks about the importance of writing fantasy stories with Black protagonists. Screen legend Julie Andrews shares a few of her favour…
 
Musician Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai reflects on the band's very first No. 1 album, As the Love Continues, the power of instrumental music and 25 years of Mogwai. Ojibway artist Patrick Hunter talks about creating the digital artwork on display in the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks home arena as part of the teams' new Land Acknowledgement. Canadian film…
 
With the release of Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology, producers Lawrence Dunn and Kevin Howes explain why folk singer Willie Dunn deserves a place among Canada's most legendary musicians. Writer Hiromi Goto talks about her new graphic novel, Shadow Life, which follows an independent senior who breaks free from h…
 
Actress Melanie Scrofano tells us how fans rescued Season 4 of Wynonna Earp after a long hiatus and financial troubles put the cult-hit Canadian show in jeopardy. Musician Tim Burgess of The Charlatans talks about bringing joy to audiences around the world with Tim's Twitter Listening Parties. Publicist and music journalist Dalton Higgins discusses…
 
Actor, comedian and trans activist Eddie Izzard tells us about his new film Six Minutes to Midnight — a spy thriller based on the real story of a 1930s British finishing school for the daughters of high-ranking Nazis. On this week's screen panel, Teri Hart and Kathleen Newman-Bremang discuss the popular Netflix documentary The Last Blockbuster, and…
 
She was admired by Dr. Johnson, revered by Jane Austen, and referred to as "the mother of English fiction" by Virginia Woolf. In this episode, Jacke takes a look at the life and works of Frances Burney (1752-1840), author of the influential early novels Evelina (1778), Cecilia (1782), and Camilla (1796). Help support the show at patreon.com/literat…
 
Grammy-winning country music superstar Carrie Underwood talks about her new gospel album, My Savior, and shares how faith has kept her grounded during the pandemic. On this week's Q This music panel, A. Harmony and Vivek Shraya discuss the rising popularity of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and what it could mean for musicians. Singer-songwriter Rebecc…
 
System of a Down's Serj Tankian talks about using his voice for activism with a new documentary, Truth To Power, about his decades-long fight for the international recognition of the Armenian genocide. Bestselling author Imbolo Mbue reads from her latest novel, How Beautiful We Were, and reflects on why the story took her almost two decades to writ…
 
Musician, composer and activist Jon Batiste — who's also known as the bandleader for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and for scoring the award-winning soundtrack for Disney Pixar's Soul — discusses his powerful new album, We Are. Tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak of The Ringer demystifies the world of NFTs (non-fungible tokens), explai…
 
Grammy-winning musician Harry Connick Jr. discusses his vulnerable new gospel album, Alone With My Faith, which he made entirely by himself during a year of reflection. Magician Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller talks about his four-decade career and his recent work with Jamie Allan's Illusionarium — a new experiential magic exhibit scheduled to ope…
 
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr discusses his new EP, his love of Zoom and the important role friendship has played in his long career. On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Teri Hart talk about David Fincher's Mank, which leads this year's Oscar nominations with 10 nods, including best picture. Gilmore Girls star Lauren Graham reflects on the j…
 
Jacke hosts Jenny Minton Quigley, editor of the new collection LOLITA IN THE AFTERLIFE: On Beauty, Risk, and Reckoning with the Most Indelible and Shocking Novel of the Twentieth Century, for a discussion of Vladimir Nabokov's classic (and controversial) 1958 novel. Jenny Minton Quigley is the daughter of Lolita's original publisher in America, Wal…
 
One year ago today, Q went off the air so CBC could dedicate its coverage to COVID-19. As soon as we were back, we told you stories about how artists were coping, adapting and even thriving during the pandemic. The past year has been tough, but on this special anniversary show, we're celebrating the artists who helped us get through it all.…
 
In a career-spanning interview, Canadian record producer Daniel Lanois discusses his latest album, Heavy Sun, and reflects on his influential collaborations with the likes of Brian Eno, U2, Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Film producer Deborah Snyder talks about leaving Justice League after experiencing a family tragedy, and explains how fans helped her …
 
Jacke continues this week's look at Willa Cather by zeroing in on the style and substance of My Antonia (1918), Cather's celebrated novel about Bohemian immigrants struggling to survive on the unforgiving prairies of Nebraska. Help support the show at patreon.com/literature or historyofliterature.com/shop. (We appreciate it!) Find out more at histo…
 
Canadian actress and comedian Lauren Ash, who plays the hilarious scene-stealing assistant store manager Dina on NBC's Superstore, talks about finding her calling in improvisational comedy. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on A Family Affair by Montreal author Nadine Bismuth (translated by Russell Smith), which won Radio-Canada's Com…
 
Director Chloé Zhao talks about her critically acclaimed film Nomadland, in which Frances McDormand plays a woman travelling around the American West as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. Theatre director Weyni Mengesha discusses the play Duchess! Duchess! Duchess!, about a fictional Duchess and Soon-to-be Duchess who meet for the first time to go ov…
 
On this week's Q This music panel, music journalists A. Harmony and Maura Johnston recap who won big, who got snubbed and who stole the show at last night's Grammy Awards. Musicians Craig Northey and Rob Baker of Strippers Union discuss the band's new double album, The Undertaking, and how their musical friendship gets them through difficult times.…
 
Willa Cather (1873-1947) went from a childhood in Nebraska to a career in publishing in New York City, where she became one of the most successful women in journalism. And then, after a period as an editor for one of the most famous magazines in America, she focused on writing novels about the hardscrabble lives of immigrants trying to tame the Mid…
 
Canada Reads champions Devery Jacobs and Joshua Whitehead reflect on winning this year's battle of the books with Whitehead's debut novel Jonny Appleseed. Singer-songwriter Julia Michaels talks about writing for superstars like Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber — and why she's now writing more songs for herself. Polaris Prize-winning mus…
 
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