This week we tour cartoonist Michael DeForge’s studio and learn about his new graphic novel, Ant Colony. Starts 09:41. Canadian artists Shary Boyle, Aminah Sheikh, Petra Collins, and Vanessa Dunn talk art and feminism, in the 21st century, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Starts 20:16. We hear a new track from Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew. Starts 28:54. Wild Swans author Jung Chang reveals the secret reformist past of the Empress Dowager Cixi, the royal concubine who would eventually rule China. Starts 32:40.