2:42pm

Mon August 25, 2014
Station News & Events

The First Blind Man to Summit Mount Everest on Q for 8-25

TODAY on "Q"  World adventurer and extreme athlete Erik Weihenmayer on being the first blind man to summit Mount Everest, his upcoming attempt to kayak the Grand Canyon's deadliest rapids, and challenging cultural attitudes towards those with disabilities. 

Best of Q on Sports: Sports journalists Amy K. Nelson and Megan Greenwell react to Damon Bruce's rant against women in sports, and shine light on what they see as a larger issue: that very few women hold positions of true power in the sports journalism industry. 

Best of Q: Jian's interview with humorist and author AJ Jacobs talks about his descent into the world of extended family trees online -- and why he thinks discovering our distant family connections could make us kinder to all the strangers who might be our cousins.