Each day on "Q," host Jian Ghomeshi covers entertainment, pop culture and high arts with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trend. A wide-range of guests -- Leonard Cohen, Salman Rushdie, Dolly Parton, Jay-Z and more -- explore provocative topics from the branding of politicians to whether "cougar" should be embraced or discarded by older women. "Q" -- a cultural intervention!

Latest Podcasts from cbc.ca/q

'The Crises of Multiculturalism' author Gavan Titley on the divisive politics of pork in Europe. Visual artist Kent Monkman on reimagining Canada's colonial past. Best of Q: Tom Hiddleston on playing a moody, world-weary vampire in Only Lovers Left Alive.
Our jam-packed special includes interviews with actor Richard Dreyfuss, artist Gustavo Santaolalla, children's entertainer Raffi and marathon runner Ray Zahab. Plus, performances from Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.
Our Easter special includes interviews with uber producer and musician Pharrell Williams, actor Viggo Mortensen and nonagenarian athlete Olga Kotelko.

Jian Ghomeshi

Jian Ghomeshi is an award-winning broadcaster, writer, musician and producer who was born in London and is based in Toronto. He is now the host and co-creator of the daily CBC Radio One talk program "Q." Since its inception in 2007, "Q" has garnered the largest audience of any cultural affairs program in Canada and has become the highest-rated show in its morning time slot in CBC history.