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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: August, 2016
Aug 29, 2016

Darian Wigfall is the head of a local hip hop and entertainment collective called The Far Fetched Collective.  Darian also had the pleasure, or lack of pleasure, being frotn row for multiple days in 2014 during the Ferguson Riots.  Darian comes in to sit down and discuss if Black and White people have made strides in the two years since Fersugon.  Also, with the out of control reaction Milwaukee had to a situation that was clearly not what they thought, where does Fake Outrage for the sake of being angry play into all of this in the current climate. 

We discuss! 

Aug 22, 2016

Matt Krueger joins on the show to discuss his upcoming wedding to fiance Amanda, but it takes a weird twist when Mark starts asking some personal questions regarding their relationship. To be honest, Matt only came on the show to get his hat back.

Then the guys switch gears and discuss the fresh Milwaukee Riot situtiation that was spurred on by the fact that a armed suspect was shot and killed by a black police officer....even though the entire riot was based on the belief that the cop was WHITE and the subject was BLACK and UNARMED. Find out where our host and guest fall in regards to their opinions on this situation.

Aug 15, 2016

Never at a loss for words, Mark Bland your host and friend is joined by local St. Louis entrepeneur Alex Elias to discusss his upbringing and thoughts on the STL entrepeneurial community. 

But the main story and one that needs some serious discussion is about the 20 Million Dollar lawsuit filed by the Arch Defenders against Ferguson regarding the arrest of 4 people during the 2014 rioting.  The rioters claim it was an injustice and unfair attack on their rights, but they got let off in the end.  So where does the lawsuit have merit? The two discuss at length.

Plus a little Trump/Clinton talk with Alex defending his claims that Hillary is polarizing.  Is she?  See if you agree!

Aug 8, 2016

Producer Bobby is back and this episode is focused on the fact that THE DONALD (Trump) is not doing well in the polls.  Multiple polls have the controversial presidential candidate losing by 10-15 pts behind Hillary Clinton.  Mark and Bobby talk about the point spread and why it mirrors the actual vibe and feel of the USA currently. 

Also, Trump decided to be mean to a young mother this week and the two discuss whether he was in the right or wrong.  Find out where our to moderately focused hosts stand on this issue. 

Aug 1, 2016

Mark and guest Sean Vincent sit down and welcome him back to the Q!  Vincent is a professional wrestler from the STL area and jumps in to discuss politics and the Democratic National Convention.  Vincent gets to discussing his upbringing and how it has affected his adulthood and some of his views on it.

Also Sean discusses his recent Facebook live video that he hosted with a friend.  Sean decided to tackle the issue of race relations in the US and grabbed a good friend to sit down and talk about the issue in a very open manner.   Mark and Sean touch on some of these subjects and talk about their value in 2016

All this and much more on this Q!

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