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
"The Daily Show" replaces departing host Jon Stewart with South African comedian Trevor Noah. He is a relatively unknown comedian and an unlikely choice for the program.
South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?
Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah "has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America."
When Cate Blanchett was interviewed about her role in Cinderella last week, the interview came to an abrupt end with some inappropriate language. Oh, my! What would Prince Charming think?
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"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.