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
His death today at age 83 prompted an outpouring of grief on social media. Nimoy was best known for his role as the half-Vulcan, half-human Mr. Spock in Star Trek.
The Star Trek actor, writer, poet and photographer has died of lung disease at 83. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a look back at the long career of the man who was (and was not) Spock.
Glen Weldon and Petra Mayer talk about Scott McCloud's The Sculptor and recommend other graphic novels you might enjoy.
The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his granddaughter tells NPR.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"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.