Each day on Q, host Jian Ghomeshi covers entertainment, pop culture, and high arts with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends. With Ghomeshi, a wide-range of guests including Leonard Cohen, Salman Rushdie, Dolly Parton, Jay-Z, and more, explore various thought-provoking topics from the branding of politicians to whether or not the term "cougar" should be embracedby older women. Q -- a cultural intervention!
 

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