There's less than two weeks to go before election day...how close are the Republicans to winning majorities in the House and Senate? Humboldt County's efforts to carve out a niche in the booming marijuana business. And Steve Proffitt brings us listener comments and corrections.
What is Yak’s Greatest stunt? Where does art come from? And how do you pronounce “short-lived”? Tune in Tuesday morning to hear Kee Malesky, NPR’s Librarian and author of “All Facts Considered: The Essential Library of Inessential Knowledge”, answer these and other burning questions. Also, the CMJ Music Festival kicks off in New York City. LA Times music critic Ann Powers previews some of the best acts.
What's the difference between bribing and rewarding your child? Alan Kazdin, Director of Yale's Parenting Center joins Madeleine for this week's "Parenting on the Edge". Linguist Pamela Monroe talks about the latest entries into UCLA's "Slang Dictionary". We promise you the show will be dank (that's a good thing, at least according to Professor Monroe)!
Author David Grossman joins Madeleine for an in depth discussion about his most recent novel, “To the End of the Land”; John Moe from the Marketplace Tech Report on the federal government’s efforts to prevent cell phone “bill shock” and are curve balls actually curving, or mere optical illusions?
Highlights from the last debate between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown. The Tribune Company finally has a deal to exit Chapter 11…Sharon Waxman gives us the details. And the guys from The Dinner Party Download tell us why political polling sites are destroying democracy.