The Madeleine Brand Show for February 27, 2012

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Michigan Ahead Of State's Primary

Super Tuesday looms for fractured GOP

John Heileman, author of the recent New York Magazine cover story, "The Lost Party," joins the show to discuss the fractured GOP party.
Newt Gingrich Addresses The Republican Jewish Coalition's Summer Bash

Gingrich lauded at California Republican Convention

Carla Marinucci, political journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle, joins the show to discuss the California Republican Convention.

More and more Americans are "Going Solo"

In the book “Going Solo,” Eric Klinenberg reveals that more and more Americans are staying single and living alone, which he calls a huge demographic shift.
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Recall election for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Molly Ball, journalist for The Atlantic and long-time reporter on the Wisconsin budget battle surrounding Scott Walker, joins the show.

Oscars 2012: The gaffes and the highlights

Writer and comedian Teresa Strasser joins the show with a sassy recap of this year's Oscars. She takes us through the evening's highlights.
Oscar statues are seen at the Kodak Thea

The industry is already gearing up for next year's Oscars

Steve Proffitt takes a look at Oscars history to find a winning formula. He previews a slew of films already in the making that could be next year's winners.
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