TV | Feb 04, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you would like to remain in the dark about the juicy details of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Five, read no further! By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Jan 28, 2013
Making the best of a bad situation, two friends help each other post break-up with a list of daily assignments designed to distract and heal. By Kristin Farr
TV | Jan 28, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you would like to remain in the dark about the details of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Four, please avoid this post. By Lizzy Acker
Event | Jan 24, 2013
Every third Wednesday, one of the coolest spots in town, the Rickshaw Stop, is taken over by possibly the nerdiest monthly event, Nerd Nite, an evening filled with crossword puzzles, grilled cheese, and talks on things like dark energy and secret words. By Emily Eifler
TV | Jan 21, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you would like to remain blissfully ignorant of Downton Abbey Season Three, Episode Three intrigue, then please read no further! By Lizzy Acker
TV | Jan 14, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: If you wish to remain blissfully ignorant of Season Three, Episode Two goings on at everyone's favorite Abbey, please read no further. By Lizzy Acker
TV | Jan 07, 2013
SPOILER ALERT: This is a recap of last night's episode of Downton Abbey, Season Three, Episode One. If you wish to remain blissfully ignorant of Downton goings on, do not proceed any further. By Lizzy Acker
TV | Dec 29, 2012
The show that everyone loves to love returns January 6 on KQED. Meanwhile, listen to this interview with Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays the cook, Mrs. Patmore, and catch up on Season Two with the Downton Abbey marathon on December 31. By Lizzy Acker
TV | Dec 22, 2012
All in all, it was a great year for authentic human beings on the small screen. By Lizzy Acker
TV | Dec 15, 2012
Moving on from its "Broadcast Yourself" roots into a more complicated universe of premium channels and web-only original series, YouTube is reinventing TV for the Internet age. By Emily Eifler
The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.
George Lucas doesn't have a lot left to say about Star Wars, but Stephen Colbert does, and so does a guy in the crowd who just wants to help George Lucas out.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Michael Specter, staff writer at The New Yorker about some physicians' calls for Columbia University to sever ties with TV's Dr. Oz.
The host of The Soup co-stars in the thriller Deliver Us From Evil. "I felt like a 12-year-old getting to be in an action film," McHale tells Terry Gross. Originally broadcast June 30, 2014.
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.