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Edited by bestselling, award-winning anthologist John Joseph Adams, NIGHTMARE is a digital magazine of horror and dark fantasy. In its pages, you will find all kinds of horror and dark fantasy, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Every month NIGHTMARE will bring you a mix of original fiction and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors: from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet. When ...
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
ACT in Context is freely available to anyone, and its episodes will take listeners on a journey from the history and development of ACT through its clinical application and the future of the work. This podcast will primarily focus on ACT, but it will often touch upon several related issues such as behavioral principles, the underlying theory of language (Relational Frame Theory) and philosophy of science. We hope that informal learners, potential consumers, researchers and clinicians alike f ...
 
We’re a group of friends and fellow playwrights who enjoy watching all kinds of movies, staying up late on the weekends, and drinking whiskey (well, most of us, anyway). On this podcast, we explore the midnight movie scene as it now stands in New York City and enjoy a tasty beverage while doing so. Cult classics, forgotten gems, and obscure oddities. Everything’s fair game on “Whiskey Flicks.”
 
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American comedians W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu, the hosts of the political comedy podcast Politically Re-Active, share what they're thinking now that Joe Biden is their president. Black Buck author Mateo Askaripour tells us how writing his debut novel with Black readers in mind gave him freedom in his craft, and shares how his own experiences …
 
Comedian Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey Lamar comment on Inauguration Day and share some of the stories they write about in their new book, You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism. Tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak explains why a group of TikTok content creators are facing a lawsuit from a Los Angeles la…
 
Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung reflects on the wild success of the hit Canadian comedy sitcom and why it represents "more than just tokenism." Singer Maynard James Keenan of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer talks about Puscifer's new album Existential Reckoning, his storied career and his battle with COVID-19. Actress Tippi Hedren opens up …
 
Country music star Morgan Wallen reflects on the pitfalls of fame, his Saturday Night Live debacle and his new hit record, Dangerous: The Double Album. Toronto-based R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré talks about her debut EP Opia, a collection of nine songs that speak to the complexities of love, connection and vulnerability. Playwright and directo…
 
Author Angie Thomas talks about Concrete Rose, the prequel to her bestselling novel The Hate U Give, and why this time she wanted to tell a story through the eyes of a young Black man. On this week's q This music panel, Vivek Shraya and Maura Johnston look ahead to some of the big albums that will be coming out in 2021, including releases from Drak…
 
Colour specialist Leatrice Eiseman reveals why Pantone broke tradition and settled for two colours of the year in 2021. All five of this year's Canada Reads panellists — Roger Mooking, Devery Jacobs, Rosey Edeh, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Scott Helman — introduce us to the books they're championing. CBC Podcast Playlist host Elamin Abdelmahmoud shares …
 
Soul co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers talks about the new Pixar animated film, its groundbreaking portrayal of African American identity, and how it helps dismantle the distinction between "winners and losers." Drummer Patrick Carney of the Black Keys looks back at 10 years of Brothers, unlikely success and the band's lasting influence. Our…
 
On the eve of her sixth season hosting the late-night satirical news show Full Frontal, Toronto-born comedian Samantha Bee reflects on covering what's arguably been the most tumultuous period in American political history. Playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero tells us how her latest work, The Whip, presents a different discussion around the slave trade.…
 
Chris Cornell's wife, Vicky Cornell, looks back at her late husband's life and legacy, sharing why she thinks the music industry needs to do more to support artists with their mental health. On this week's screen panel, Ishani Nath and Teri Hart discuss Netflix's powerful new drama Pieces of a Woman, and how it's pushing the conversation about misc…
 
Actress, screenwriter and director Emerald Fennell tells us why she thinks her new film Promising Young Woman has struck a nerve with its take on toxic masculinity and rape culture. On this week's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Vivek Shraya discuss this year's postponed Grammy Awards and why legacy artists like Neil Young are selling off…
 
Canadian rap pioneer Michie Mee talks about her experience as a woman in hip-hop, her journey to being taken seriously as an artist in the music industry, and her first album in 20 years. Superstar classical pianist Lang Lang discusses the making of his newly-released rendition of Bach's iconic Goldberg Variations. Filmmaker Ken Burns reads a poem …
 
Javi is short for Javier. Javier is short for Has the Perfect Scam. He hasn’t told anybody about it yet. Especially not the hotels. It’s not the kind of thing you get rich with---one fancy watch or a pair of earrings doesn’t exactly pay the rent---but it is the kind of thing that’s good enough for a smile at three in the morning. | Copyright 2021 b…
 
Actress Rachel Brosnahan talks about eulogizing the year 2020 in the new comedy special Yearly Departed, and explains why it was important to "let women have the last word." New York-based Canadian artist Tim Okamura discusses his painting series Healthcare Heroes and how his art is making a difference to those on the frontlines. Artist Laakkuluk W…
 
Stage and screen actor David Oyelowo shares how he manages to convey emotion while wearing a spacesuit costume in George Clooney's new post-apocalyptic drama The Midnight Sky. Messiah/Complex director Reneltta Arluk talks about bringing Against The Grain's daring interpretation of Handel's Messiah to life. Author Fred Goodman and musician Patrick W…
 
Singer-songwriter Ben Harper talks about his new instrumental album Winter Is For Lovers and his obsession with the lap steel guitar. Comedian Jon Dore talks about his new CBC series Humour Resources, accountability in comedy and how stand-up is suffering during the coronavirus pandemic. Actress Jane Fonda discusses her book What Can I Do?: My Path…
 
Alanis Morissette reflects on her massive hit record Jagged Little Pill on its 25th anniversary and discusses her first album in eight years, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. Actor, singer and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Tituss Burgess tells us how his music is helping spread positivity as well as calling listeners to action in times of crisis.…
 
In a new project, Canadian artists AA Bronson and Adrian Stimson explore the power of apology and their shared history — their ancestors were sworn enemies. Actress Lucy Liu fills us in on her return to the small screen with Why Women Kill, a dark comedy-drama that follows three couples who live in the same Pasadena mansion during different eras. R…
 
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld discusses his new book, 45 years of comedy and the stupidity of a "quick question." Rapper Killer Mike of Run The Jewels talks about the timeliness of the duo's new album RTJ4, police brutality and protest music. Jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall talks about her latest album This Dream of You, honouring her late producer T…
 
Actress Regina King talks about directing One Night in Miami, a film that imagines a real conversation in February of 1964 between four of the most important Black voices of the era: Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X and Jim Brown. Canadian music icon Céline Dion discusses her latest album Courage, life after the passing of her late husband, René …
 
Actor Anthony Hopkins discusses his role in The Father as a man with dementia locked in a power struggle with his daughter, and shares his own struggles with growing older. Griffin Poetry Prize winner Billy-Ray Belcourt talks about his debut memoir, A History of My Brief Body, and how autobiography has the power to heal yourself and others. Actress…
 
Grammy Award-winning singer François Clemmons talks about his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and how he overcame racist and homophobic discrimination throughout his life. Salome Bey's daughters, musicians tUkU and SATE, reflect on their late mother's journey to becoming one of the most beloved pioneers of Black Canadian th…
 
“The problem is,” she says as she spears a piece of crispy bacon skilfully enough that it doesn’t shatter, “you’ve got a revolving door for a heart.” He doesn’t like hearing things like this, mostly because she’s generally right. Ilsa’s clear-eyed about him. and that makes their friendship remarkably unfraught (apart from these moments). Unlike his…
 
Actor Jesse Williams talks about his starring role in the new slasher horror film Random Acts of Violence, and shares why social activism has long been a part of his life. Jewelry designer and activist Sewit Sium talks about the intersection between jewelry and political expression, and how it can be a tool for education. Poet Evelyn Lau discusses …
 
Legendary Motown producer and songwriter Lamont Dozier shares the true stories behind some of Motown's biggest hits. World War Z author Max Brooks discusses his new novel Devolution — a timely tale about an eco-community under siege from Bigfoot-like creatures. Director Tracey Deer talks about her powerful debut feature film Beans, which is based o…
 
On the 20th anniversary of U2's All That You Can't Leave Behind, bass player Adam Clayton takes us through the meaning behind the songs, and how he felt personally while recording his first U2 album sober. Actor and comedian Chelsea Peretti on her start in comedy, the struggles and triumphs of motherhood, and her first lead role in the feature film…
 
Goh Ballet director Chan Hon Goh talks about reimagining The Nutcracker for 2020 with a new short film version, called The Nutcracker Beyond the Stage: Fallen Prince. On this week's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Vivek Shraya share the songs that helped them get through the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Political singer and acti…
 
Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer Leslie Odom Jr. talks about his new Christmas album, how Hamilton changed his life, and which stage he hopes to be hopping onto after the pandemic. Actor and director Alex Winter discusses his Frank Zappa documentary and shares what he learned about the late singer-songwriter while making the film. Halifax-bo…
 
Musician Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave talks about guitars, his new photo memoir, and political music in 2020. Our books columnist Jael Richardson recommends some of her favourite books of this year, which you may want to consider adding to your holiday gift list. On the 25th anniversary of Jumanji, actor Bradley Pierce sha…
 
Musician José Feliciano reflects on the 50th anniversary of his massive Christmas hit Feliz Navidad, his musical legacy, and his lifelong love of the guitar. Actress Sarah Gadon discusses her new film Black Bear and why she seeks out meaningful roles in projects that are open to interpretation. Pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales dissects the icon…
 
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about his new record with pianist Kathryn Stott, titled Songs of Comfort and Hope, and shares what he thinks music can do for us during a pandemic. On this week's q screen panel, Teri Hart and Jason Gorber discuss how movie theatres might be changing for good, as entertainment giants announce their plans to release new movies…
 
Musician Big Freedia, the bounce queen of New Orleans, talks about her memoir God Save the Queen Diva!, opening up about gospel music, surviving Hurricane Katrina, and working with Drake. Wealth management executive and artist manager Daniel Weisman unpacks why musicians like Bob Dylan are selling their entire music catalogues to investors. Singer-…
 
Actor Colman Domingo talks about Ma Rainey's Black Bottom — the Netflix adaptation of August Wilson's play of the same name — and what it means to have acted alongside the late Chadwick Boseman. Legendary dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp shares her advice for getting older with a new book, Keep It Moving: Lessons for the Rest of Your Life. Sing…
 
They lived on the last street that had been constructed before investor money ran out, and behind their row of seven houses was a long unfenced field marked KEEP OUT, within it a little hill and little retaining pond, and a row of three streetlights along an unpaved road that stopped abruptly at the foot of the hill. Trees rimmed the field, and the…
 
Filmmaker Deepa Mehta discusses her latest film Funny Boy, death threats and what she may have gotten wrong. Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer talks about his new project A Crack in the Hourglass — a fleeting memorial to the million-plus victims of COVID-19. Writer and fashion commentator Simon Doonan (billed as the world's most famous window dresser) of…
 
Author James Patterson explores the last days of John Lennon 40 years after the icon was shot and killed outside of his New York apartment. Kurt Vonnegut's daughter, Edith Vonnegut, discusses a new book of her father's recently discovered love letters, written between 1945 and 1948 to her mother, Jane. Pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales breaks do…
 
Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse reveals how Thelonious Monk and music have influenced his basketball coaching, and picks out some favourite tunes for us. Singer-songwriter Rose Cousins chats about her latest album, Bravado, and performs in the q studio. Dan Richter lived and worked with John Lennon before his death. In this Gateway to John's music…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Alanis Morissette reflects on her massive hit record Jagged Little Pill on its 25th anniversary and discusses her first album in eight years, Such Pretty Forks in the…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Celebrity chef David Chang opens up about his battle with bipolar disorder and suicidal thoughts, sharing how his workaholism fueled a mental health crisis. Katy Perr…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Rupi Kaur discusses her new poetry collection Home Body, and shares how sudden fame impacted her mental health. Meichi Ng talks about her new book Barely Functional A…
 
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