The Q Interview

A new podcast series from the award-winning CBC show Q. Join host Tom Power for an intimate look at big conversations with some of the most inspiring artists and creators of our time. The Q Interview features some guests before they appear on the radio show, along with reflective commentary and extra content that doesn't make it to air. This season you’ll hear about the joke that got Jerry Seinfeld his first big laugh onstage, how Simu Liu landed his role as a Marvel superhero, and why Barbra Streisand has never let anyone tell her what she can or can’t sing… plus much, much more. It’s The Q Interview. Follow and subscribe now!

21:35:51 2021-10-15
It takes an experienced director like Denis Villeneuve to tackle a project like the sci-fi epic Dune. The Canadian filmmaker — who’s also behind movies like Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 — joined Tom Power to discuss his lifelong love of Frank Herbe...
21:42:57 2021-10-08
Seth Rogen is known as a comedy titan with a penchant for smoking pot. Now, he's also an author. His debut book, Yearbook, features a collection of hilarious personal essays about his early life in Canada and his adventures in Los Angeles. The Vancouver-b...
21:35:41 2021-10-01
As the United States went through political unrest, jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis reflected on the connection between music and social change. The Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winner spoke with Tom Power about his latest album, The Democracy! Suite, and why...
21:21:56 2021-09-24
Dolly Parton is one of the most important figures in country music with an appeal that crosses the boundaries of politics and religion. Even people who can’t agree on anything else can agree that she’s a beloved American icon. In her conversation with...
21:31:51 2021-09-17
Reggae music wouldn’t be what it is today if it weren’t for Jimmy Cliff. He helped popularize the genre globally, particularly with his work starring in and providing music for the groundbreaking Jamaican film The Harder They Come. The Grammy-winning ...
21:21:25 2021-09-17
Norm Macdonald died this week at the age of 61. In this special rerelease of his conversation with Tom Power, the beloved Canadian comedian talks about his greatest influences and shares the stories behind some of his best jokes.
21:22:12 2021-09-10
The Halluci Nation (formerly known as A Tribe Called Red) say their latest album, One More Saturday Night, is a love letter to the Electric Pow Wow gatherings that inspired members Tim “2oolman” Hill and Ehren “Bear Witness” Thomas to found the ba...
21:27:48 2021-09-03
Over the course of his 45-year career, comedian Jerry Seinfeld accumulated hundreds of jokes written on scraps of paper. He’s now compiled those jokes into a new book called Is This Anything? The title refers to a common question comedians ask each othe...
21:26:16 2021-09-03
Grammy-winning musician St. Vincent has reinvented herself once again. She joined Tom Power to talk about her personal new album, Daddy's Home, and why she decided to embrace a '70s sound and aesthetic for the project.
21:26:24 2021-09-03
Canada’s Simu Liu has leapt from the small screen to the big screen with a life-changing role in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The actor sat down with Tom Power to talk about being the first Asian superhero to lead a Marvel film ...