The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
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The Madeleine Brand Show for May 6, 2011

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Mother's Day is Sunday. Sanden Totten reports on how the woman who created the holiday has spent her life and fortune trying to kick the commercialism out of it. Gas prices are up, people are buying scooters. Susan Carpenter from the L.A. Times tells us what you should know before you choose two wheels over four. Luke Burbank also has some advice: how to avoid confusing "Obama" with "Osama" when doing five hours of live radio a day.