Unpacking Pakistan's Taliban attempts to curry favour through public relations. 'Genius grant' recipient Kyle Abraham on dance,'mix tape' choreography and post modern gumbo. Emer O'Toole on her hope that 2014 will be the year women re-embrace body hair.
Pam Dixon of the World Privacy Forum shares her concerns about data brokers and the lists they've put us on. Jessica Lamb-Shapiro on her quest to understand self-help culture as an open-minded skeptic. B.J. Novak on storytelling and filtering bad ideas.
Journalist Joe Concha on Justin Bieber and surprising benefits of behaving badly. Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle on the Rob Ford saga and her new book, Crazy Town. Photography editor Reuel Golden on curating 125 years of National Geographic photos.
Pharrell Williams, artist and uber producer, on the art of collaboration and ego-free creativity. Writer Gary Shteyngart on fitting in and his hilarious memoir, Little Failure. Malaysia's Yuna, a 'refreshing' voice in Western pop scene, performs live.
Beloved children's entertainer Raffi Cavoukian on keeping kids safe on the internet. Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash performs from The River And The Thread. Canadian bassbaritone Daniel Okulitch on Brokeback Mountain, the Opera.
Q panel: Can polarized opinions on Israel give way to productive dialogue? Film critic Karina Longworth on her extensive profile and feminist analysis of Meryl Streep. Journalist Sarah Weinman on detective convicted murderer-turned-novelist, Alaric Hunt.