When Things Go Wrong
In an environmental nightmare, acid rain sweeps across a desert, killing everything in its path. When two scientists realize it is headed straight toward Los Angeles, they are in a race against time to save the city as well as themselves. The result is a riveting terror trip with the queen mother of all disasters.
Length: 15 minutes
This Little Piggy
Two police officers on the night shift investigate a strange call from a drunken man who claims to have lost his finger in a cab. Just when the cops think this case couldn't get any more bizarre, they are in for an even bigger surprise.
Length: 12 minutes
Set in the future, Max lives with his only daughter in a high-rise apartment complex. His life is shattered when Ruby chases her balloon off the edge of the balcony. He is offered a chance to clone her and has no second thoughts - until she arrives and something doesn't seem right.
Length: 9 minutes
A Real Gem (Perle rare)
The city - Paris. The place - a swanky jewelry store. The cast of greedy characters - a jeweler, a banker and a buyer. All of them are ready to make the deal of a lifetime on the precious Queen of Java pearl. The scam is on. Who will take home the prize?
Length: 18 minutes
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.