Author Interviews
3:22 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Finding Meaning In The Mosh Pit Among Often-Reviled Groupies

Shaggy 2 Dope, left, and Violent J make of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse, seen here in their stage makeup in 1999.
Joseph Cultice AP

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 10:49 am

The bands Phish and Insane Clown Posse have spawned some of the most rabid fans in music history. Their world of obsession is not an easy one to break into, but on a warm December night in Miami back in 2009, pop culture writer Nathan Rabin went to see a concert that would inspire him to enter the orbit of these infamous groupies.

He wrote a book about them, You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me, and tells weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rebecca Sheir about his first-hand look at the two often-reviled sub-cultures.

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The Salt
2:47 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

The Art Of Food: Museum Celebrates Iconic Catalan Chef's Cuisine

Catalan chef Ferran Adrià poses with plasticine models of his food on display at Somerset House in London. A new exhibit looks back at the influential modernist chef and his landmark restaurant, El Bulli.
Matthew Lloyd Getty Images for Somerset House

Originally published on Tue July 9, 2013 10:20 am

The man once hailed as the "Salvador Dali of the kitchen" is getting his own art exhibit.

Ferran Adrià might not be a household name, but for nearly three decades, as chef and mastermind of the acclaimed Catalan Spanish restaurant El Bulli, he moussed, foamed and otherwise re-imagined cuisine in modernist ways that have inspired many of the world's top chefs.

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The Two-Way
1:31 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Developing: Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco International

Traffic backs up on Route 101 after the crash.
Sarah Rice Getty Images

Originally published on Sun July 7, 2013 5:47 am

Two people died Saturday in the crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea, San Francisco's fire chief says.

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White says everyone who had been on board the flight is accounted for.

National Transportation Safety Board chairwoman Debbie Hersman said investigators were being deployed to the scene.

"Obviously, we have a lot of work to do," she said, noting that it was too early to tell what had caused the crash.

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The Two-Way
1:09 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

VIDEO: Inferno In Quebec Town When Train Explodes

Originally published on Sat July 6, 2013 3:13 pm

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Rosa Guerrero, Billie Brown, and Nina Gomez - Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with Rosa Guerrero, Billie Brown, and Nina Gomez.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Rosa Guerrero, Billie Brown, and Nina Gomez - Part 1

Three extraordinary women, teaching artists and long-time friends – Rosa Guerrero, dance historian and humanitarian; Billie Brown, Executive and Artistic Director of Theatre Inc.; and Nina Gomez, Artistic Director of Danzas Españolas – come together to talk about their creative journeys and their participation in the City’s Community Arts Program.

Rosa Guerrero - www.rosaguerrero.com, (915) 566-5084
Nina Gomez – Danzas Españolas  (915) 533-1713
Billie Brown – Theatre, Inc.  (915) 821-0150
El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department – (915) 541-4481 www.elpasotexas.gov/mcad

The Two-Way
11:54 am
Sat July 6, 2013

ElBaradei To Be Egypt's Prime Minister

Mohamed ElBaradei.
Mohamed Abid El Ghany Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Sat July 6, 2013 6:00 pm

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The office of the interim Egyptian president is now backtracking on reports of the appointment of Mohamed ElBaradei as prime minister. NPR's Leila Fadel reports this comes "after the second-largest Islamist party in Egypt [Salfi el-Nour], which has so far been on board with the military coup, reportedly rejected the appointment."

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KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat July 6, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: Master Gardeners


Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the upcoming Master Gardener classes, taking place September 12-November 21.  Hear about the ways the Master Gardeners contribute to the community through workshops and other volunteer activities.  The deadline to apply for the Master Gardener class is is August 20.  Register by phone at 915-860-2515, or online at http://elp.tamu.edu/horticulture/Aired July 6, 2013.

KTEP Local
11:15 am
Sat July 6, 2013

ON FILM: Sensurround

Poster for Earthquake in Sensurround


Charles talks with James Fino, member of the Producers Guild of America partner in Starburns Industries production facilities in Hollywood.  Fino talks about the recent screenings at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre of 2 classic 1970s Universal films that originally debuted in Sensurround.  The screenings that took place in June 2013 brought back the earth-rattling Sensurround experience to audiences who viewed the 1978 feature film "Battlestar Galactica" and 1974's classic "Earthquake."  Fino also gives us a brief history of Sensurround, including an explanation of why it didn't last.  Aired July 6, 2013.

The Two-Way
10:45 am
Sat July 6, 2013

Year Later, 'Aaron's Last Wish' To Leave A $500 Tip Lives On

Aaron Collins, who wanted to leave a big tip.
Facebook.com/AaronsLastWish
  • Seth Collins on the decision to spread the tips around the nation
  • Seth Collins on being happy to show people that good things can happen

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