Pop Culture | Dec 14, 2013
Ten fair to middling events that were decidedly not earth shattering. Not too great. Not too bad. Just OK. No big deal. By Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Pop Culture | Nov 29, 2013
Svpply.com can help curate your online wish list this holiday season. By Adrienne Blaine
Pop Culture | Jul 18, 2013
Much of the discussion following the Trayvon Martin murder trial has focused on systemic racism, how it impacts the lives of people of color, and villainizes youth victims. Several artists have made work to provoke further dialogue online. By Christian L. Frock
Pop Culture | Apr 16, 2013
The new Exploratorium opens Thursday, April 17, 2013 at Pier 15 along the Embarcadero. Familiar exhibits combine with a new focus on the science of the Bay, with plenty of touching, tinkering, and interactive investigating for curious visitors of any age. By Erika Milvy
Pop Culture | Mar 03, 2013
As 3D printing becomes more widely accessible, special applications emerge. By Kristin Farr
NPR Culture | Feb 25, 2013
NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form. By Mandalit del Barco
Pop Culture | Feb 25, 2013
Pride and Prejudice is reinterpreted as a video blog, with 24-year-old grad student Lizzie Bennet at the helm. This beautiful and well-constructed remake is true to its source material, but still relevant in today's world. By Emily Eifler
TV | Feb 19, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: This is the recap of the final episode of Downton Abbey Season Three. Read and be hilariously informed at your own peril! By Lizzy Acker
TV | Feb 11, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know what happened in all TWO HOURS of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Six, read no further! By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Feb 09, 2013
Nerdist podcasts prove the popularity of all things nerdy, both on air and the SF Sketchfest stage. By Emily Eifler
In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20", the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.
On this week's show, we talk about competitive cooking shows, delicious food in the movies, and all the things we've learned about pop culture representations of college.
The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. Its first original movie, Blackbird, is about a gay interracial romance in the Deep South.
Forte tells Fresh Air about landing a job on Saturday Night Live and learning on the set of Nebraska that acting is "all about commitment."
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.