Station News & Events

3:26pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Filmmaker Damien Chazelle on "Whiplash" on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- New York Magazine's Jessica Pressler about the rise of the short-term accommodation website Airbnb and the growing backlash against it.

-- Jian’s conversation with break-out filmmaker Damien Chazelle. His new film "Whiplash" is a tense thriller about a jazz prodigy and his abusive teacher, and it took Sundance and TIFF by storm.

3:24pm

Fri October 24, 2014
Station News & Events

Zambia Celebrates its 50th Birthday Today on The World for 10-24

It's not just Friday. It's Zambia's birthday too! More on that in a minute.

First, we want to let you know that Carol Hills is in the host's chair today.

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3:08pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Questions Whether Photo-Taking Should be Allowed in Art Galleries

TODAY on "Q" 

-- In light of London's National Gallery changing its rules to allow visitors to take photographs inside its walls, Q questions whether photo-taking should be allowed in art galleries. Does taking selfies -- such as the one Beyonce and Jay Z recently took in front of the Mona Lisa -- compromise the purpose of museums? Michael Savage, author of the Grumpy Art Historian blog, argues that: "The gallery used to be a haven where looking at pictures was prioritized. Now it will all be about taking your own pictures."

2:57pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Happy Diwali on The World for 10-23

Happy Diwali. More on the Hindu Festival of Lights in just a minute.

First though, we turn our attention to Canada, which is still reeling after a gunman opened fire in and around the Parliament buildings in the capital, Ottawa. We'll get the latest on the investigation into the motivation of the suspected perpetrator, a Muslim convert by the name of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. We'll also dig in and find out how our neighbors north of the border are dealing with the notion of homegrown terrorism.

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3:02pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Station News & Events

John Carter Cash from the Q Vault for 10-21

TODAY on "Q" 

-- From the Q Vault, Jian’s conversation with John Carter Cash, son of Johnny Cash. A lost album by his father, 'Out Among the Stars', was released earlier this year.

-- The story of "rags to riches" permeates pop-culture. But Slate's John Swansburg argues that real-life examples of the self-made man are rarer than we think. And that our unwavering belief that anyone can pull themselves up by their bootstraps could be harmful.

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