-- 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."
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.
-- 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.