The Madeleine Brand Show for May 15, 2012

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Why the future of Man Ray's art lies in a Long Island car-repair shop

Man Ray was one of the best-known Surrealists by the time he died in Paris in 1976. He hobnobbed with the likes of Hemingway and Picasso. And what's left of his art studio is now being housed ... in a car-repair shop on Long Island. Not exactly the first place a famous artist's has his work stored at.
James Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase

JP Morgan's big loss reignites calls for financial regulations

JP Morgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon is facing shareholders today at the firms annual meeting in Tampa. He's explaining how the bank lost $2 billion in a trade that was supposed to protect them against losses in other investments.
Rebekah Brooks and husband Charlie Brooks

News Corp.'s Rebekah Brooks formally charged

In London, criminal charges have been filed Rebekah and Charlie Brooks, one of Britain's most powerful couples. Rebekah Brooks is the former News International executive at the center of News Corp.'s phone hacking scandal.
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TV execs showcase new shows in hopes of big payday

This week marks 'Upfront Week' in television, the time when network executives showcase next season's lineup for prospective advertisers. And there's a huge amount of money at stake, industry insiders expect the four-day event to lead to more than $9 billion in advertising revenue

Humorist Cole Gamble imports his favorite foreign words into English lexicon

Humor writer Cole Gamble has discovered some foreign words that capture very American concepts, but for which we have no equivalent.

What's driving the Inland Empire's warehouse boom

The Inland Empire still struggles with a high jobless rate, but a warehouse boom is pulling it up.
The 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

Drew Tewksbury reviews a new album from local rockers Silversun Pickups

Music critic Drew Tewksbury reviews "Neck of the Woods," a new album from local rockers Silversun Pickups. Fuzzy distorted guitars that marked the band's earlier breakthrough albums, like 2006's "Carnavas" and 2009's "Swoon," make their appearance alongside introspective lyrics and dreamy noise pop.
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