Q with Jian Ghomeshi
Researcher Antoine Nouvet on why Mexican drug cartels are mastering social media. John Cameron Mitchell on the evolution of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Actor Cecil Baldwin on the hit indie radio drama, Welcome to Night Vale -- "NPR from the Twilight Zone".
Cory Doctorow and Brian Knappenberger on the life and legacy of hacktivist Aaron Swartz. Tom Perrotta on The Leftovers, a new HBO show based on his popular book. Jeff Barnaby on his irreverent Residential School revenge fantasy, Rhymes for Young Ghouls.
Award-winning journalist and historian Robert Fisk on how World War One forever shook his family. Mexican artist Pedro Reyes on Sanatorium, a pop-up clinic that treats urban ennui. Best of Q: Lily Cole on impossible.com - her hub for the gift economy.
Author and veteran Phil Klay and comic writer Pat Mills weigh in on the "Great War's" lasting cultural impact. Rising alt-comic Kurt Braunohler on inserting humour into everyday life. Best of Q: actress Anjelica Huston on her memoir, A Story Lately Told.
In defence of the 'tearjerker'- cultural critic Carl Wilson says it's ok to cry. The final Q media panel of the season on Northern Gateway. Influential Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina on gay rights in Africa. Future Islands perform throughout the show!
Former Reykjavík 'joke mayor' Jon Gnarr on why politics can't be left to politicians. Suzanne Goldenberg argues Hillary Clinton should play up gender if she runs for president. And Mark Henry Rowswell, a.k.a. Dashan, on how he became a celebrity in China.