Pop Culture | Mar 22, 2012
Get out your cocktail shakers. Mad Men is back. To help bridge the unavoidable memory gap the wait has caused, here's a refresher course on where the show left off with all the major characters. By Amanda Stupi
Pop Culture | Mar 20, 2012
The Hunger Games phenomenon is upon us and there's nothing you can do about it. Join the fun with this guide to your new obsession. By Emmanuel Hapsis
Pop Culture | Mar 12, 2012
Our resident Bachelor addict finally admits she has a problem. By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Mar 06, 2012
With the help of an all star cast (Pitt! Clooney! President Bartlet!), Dustin Lance Black and Rob Reiner present a one-off reading of 8, a play that showcases pivotal moments from the Prop 8 trial. By Emmanuel Hapsis
Pop Culture | Feb 27, 2012
From the Surf Motel in San Francisco's Marina District comes a report on the joy and pain that was last night's Academy Awards ceremony. By Lizzy Acker
Event | Feb 23, 2012
Though not the usual destination favored by locals, even the most skeptical will be won over by the earnest exuberance of Tulipmania, especially on one of those clear, sunny, beautiful San Francisco spring days. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Pop Culture | Feb 04, 2012
Some ideas on how to enjoy the day, with or without football. By Marion Anthonisen
Event | Jan 24, 2012
It seems odd to willingly subject yourself to 75 minutes of nonstop advertising, but the annual screening of the British Arrows Awards for the best ads on British TV, has become one of YBCA's most popular programs. By Marion Anthonisen
TV | Jan 07, 2012
It's time to get back to Downton Abbey for more action -- much of it in the trenches of World War I -- and even more of it in the hallways, drawing rooms and boudoirs of everyone's favorite fictional British country estate. By Lizzy Acker
Pop Culture | Dec 14, 2011
You don't have to give up egg nog, the tree or many of the other rituals related to the Christmas holiday. Work on one a day until December 25 for maximum enjoyment. By Lizzy Acker
NPR's Neda Ulaby investigates a trend in toys that sounds awfully familiar: Manufacturers are finding new ways to get kids interested in playing with blocks, both real and virtual.
How did we get all the way to World War Z?
What do you do with something that seems designed only to offend? Ignore it, or say something?
FBI agents believe they have a credible lead on the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa's body. If they're right, it will solve a longstanding mystery, which will also deflate Hoffa's resonance in popular culture.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.