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The Q Now

Imagine if Howard Stern met the Daily Show. Thats what the Q hailing from St. Louis, MO attempts to achieve weekly. Hosted by Mark Bland, The Q is a current affairs and pop culture show with a political twist. Weekly the guys interview actors, writers, artist and a revolving cast of characters to bring you multiple views of some of the most controversial and engaging topics of our time.
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Now displaying: February, 2015
Feb 23, 2015

Another week and another thing on the bucket list crossed off for Mark and Producer Bobby of The Q.  On this weeks episode the guys welcome back Tyler Crandall to crackwise and do a breakdown of his well known "North County Song" on You Tube. But before that all happens, Bree Ferrario of Mystic Valley joins the show to analyze the dreams of everyone in the studio.  Mark and Bobby have been talking about this for a long while and they are finally getting around to breaking down why a WereWolf chased Mark around in his head for 20 years of his life.

Then Mike Calvin, station manager of 1380 the X joins Mark and everyone, as Mark starts in on his rant about people and their Peanut allergies that don't exist. Mike comes in to give his take on the situation and hear out other things Mark brings up to discuss down the same road as peanut allergies.

Finally the Q takes some phone calls from some listeners and Mark discusses a specific aspect of the St. Lous Mardi Gras that he was involved in. The two Matt's from Baconfest threw a blowout Mardi Gras Party and Mark went.  What he didn't realize was that a topic of discussion about awkward social media realtions was going to come out of it. Download and listen to find out how weird social media sometimes can be.

 

Feb 15, 2015

On this episode of the Q, we are fresh off the Grammy awards and the moment when Kanye  decided he might interrupt someone again. Should he have interrupted Beck like he planned on?  Well Mark certaintly thinks so and discusses it on the show.

Also, right off the bat, Marina Squerciati of the TV show Chicago PD on NBC jumps on the line with the guys to discuss the new season and her entry into the world of acting.  But when Mark finds out shes from NY, he starts askng those questions that only New Yorkers can answer.

Next up is Tony Cabral of www.acefilms.com to talk about his yearly jaunt to Sundance Film Festival.  Find out who was Tony's big sighting of the year, while out doing his typical work of the Egyptian Theater where he runs the midnight screenings.
Then Mark, Producer Bobby and Tony discuss the Oscars.  All giving their picks for who they think will win.  Follow along and find out.

Finally, there is a letter from the listener that is tough. So who else but the two Matt's join in to talk about the finer intricacies of relationships and love!  Plus they discuss the Mardi Gras party coming up.

 

Feb 9, 2015

Mark and Bobby are fliying solo today after their guest no shows for the Q. So the two guys are never short on thngs to talk about and this time is no different.

First off Mark goes on an epic rant regarding the morbidness of the Super Bowl commercials and how Nationwide specifically needs to stay in their lane and not try to open up "conversations".  

Next, Mark and Bobby discuss the ISIS murder of a Jordanian fighter pilot killed in a 22 min long video where he is eventually set on fire in a cage to execute him.  Mark has some unique feelings on this video and what it is telling the attention span lacking people of 2015.

Finally, since their guest decided to no show, Mark has a Hot Seat that needs to be fulfilled and Bobby has never been on the Hot Seat at all.  So Mark puts Bobby through the ringer. See what he has to say on the newest episode of the Q! 

Feb 2, 2015

On this episode of the Q, we walk back into the pro-wrestling world for a episode and it doesn't disappoint.  First up, Lucy Mendez the Queen of Sass, comes back on to join in for the pro-wrestling talk.  But not to be outdone, fresh off his ROH Debut, midwest Pro-Wrestler Dirty Jake Dirden joins us live in studio to discuss: being a Dynamo Pro Champion, What wrestling in ROH was like and his life before Wrestling. 

Then we kick the show into high gear discussing wrestling with our guest, former WWE 3 Time Tag Team Champion, Trevor Murdoch.  Murdoch joins in to talk about his release from WWE, the early days in the STL wrestling indie scene and eventually gets to a story from overseas of how he saved Randy Orton from a issue and got arrested for it.  Find out what happened!

Finally Vaughn Johnson of Philly.com wrestling taps into us to discuss his recent attendance of WWE 2015 Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. Producer Bobby, Lucy, Mark and Jake break down their opinion of the best PPV of the year for the company (next to Wrestlemania) and where the eventual road leads to Wrestlemania 31 in just a few months. Everyone has an opinion and it shows as Lucy gets called out by caller for her statements and Dirden sits on the Hot Seat to give you a peak behind the proverbial curtain.

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