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4:10 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

For Super Bowl Ads, More Social-Media Savvy

Deutsch LA

Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 7:17 pm

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Author Interviews
3:59 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

'Schroder' Chronicles A Father's Desperate Mistakes

Twelve Books

Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 3:43 pm

A father embroiled in a bitter custody battle abducts his 6-year-old daughter and heads off with her through upstate New York and Vermont.

His name is Eric Kennedy and he's the desperate, complicated narrator of a new novel by Amity Gaige. Schroder is written as an explanation to his ex-wife of where he went and why he did it:

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Arts
3:17 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

"Beer"

I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and you're listening to Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef. Beer is one of the oldest known prepared beverages possibly dating back to 9500 BC. In fact, it is the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and comes in third as the most popular drink with water and tea coming in first and second. Today, the brewing industry is a global business however, microbreweries and home brewing have given rise to more experimentation and diversity of flavors. This gives the cook a great opportunity to add uniqueness to recipes from meats to baked goods.

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Arts
3:09 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Ellis Finger, director of the Williams Center for the Arts about their Footlight series featuring Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at 8pm.

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The Salt
3:06 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

An Oscar-Nominated Guacamole: Your Friday Visual Feast

Fresh Guacamole, an Oscar-nominated short film by PES
PES

Originally published on Fri February 15, 2013 12:11 pm

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Arts
3:03 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Ellis Finger, Director of the Williams Center for the Performing Arts about the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's 40th Anniversary season and their 26th at the William's Center. 

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Monkey See
1:39 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

They Call Me ... Bruce? When Characters Outlive Their Names

Bruce Wayne is only one of the many characters whose name makes him seem perhaps a little older than he is.
DC Comics

Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 8:26 am

Look, don't get me wrong. There's nothing wrong with the name "Bruce."

There are plenty of Bruces about, and good and strong and admirable Bruces they are, contributing to society in myriad ways.

You got your Springsteen, of course. Your Campbell. Your Vilanch. Your Dern. Your ... um, Boxleitner. Your Jenner and your ... Baumgartner, was it? Baumgartner.

Bruce: A perfectly fine name. Just not as common in the U.S. as it once was, is my point.

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Monkey See
11:59 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Pop Culture Happy Hour: '30 Rock,' Getting Meta, And The PCHH FAQ

NPR
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In case a thousand thousands of internet words haven't informed you, last night was the final episode of 30 Rock, and in addition to taking a moment to appreciate the show itself, we decided to use it as a jumping-off point for a discussion of "meta" humor — what it is, when it works, and when it just comes off like a crutch. You might be surprised to hear meta traced all the way back to childhood, but hey, that's what we're here for.

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Monkey See
11:46 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Kid President Coaches Up the Entire Internet

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If you've been online in the last week, you've probably already gotten a pep talk from Kid President.

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