Today: A visit to LA's Creole corridor where true Mardi Gras traditions are alive and well. Plus, "Twelve Years a Slave" wins best picture and a part in public school curriculum around the country.
In a few minutes, we're going to be talking with a Microsoft statistician who's been using data to predict winners.
"12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" dominated and divided the night. Did that make this maybe a less interesting night than other Oscars?
Rebecca Keegan writes about film for the Los Angeles Times. She joins us now on the show.