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KQED Public Radio: Sunday, January 27, 2013

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • 12:00 am
  • 1:00 am
    Studio 360 This program looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen.
  • 2:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge 'Ascent of the A-Word' The show talks with linguist Geoff Nunberg about his recent book "Ascent of the A-Word." Are we living in the age of the a-hole?
  • 3:00 am
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Amazonia Deep in the Amazon rainforest lives a mysterious tribe known as "the Arrow People." The show travels with an explorer trying to protect these indigenous people, and meets an anthropologist whose life was transformed by Amazonian shamans and the hallucinogen ayahuasca.
  • 4:00 am
    Living On Earth Climate Change and Obama's Second Term In his second inauguration speech, President Obama spoke about the urgent need to address our warming climate. Van Jones, former White House green jobs adviser and current director of Rebuild the Dream, joins host Steve Curwood to discuss how Obama can turn words into action.
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
    A Prairie Home Companion Wisconsin Overture The show broadcasts from the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin. Special guests include close-harmonizers The Krause Family Band and good friends Robin and Linda Williams.
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Dave Eggers and Kevin Powers Kevin Powers joined the Army at the age of 17, later serving a year as a machine gunner in Mosul and Tal Afar, Iraq, in 2004 and 2005. After his honorable discharge he enrolled in Virginia Commonwealth University and later earned an M.F.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. His first novel, "The Yellow Birds," was nominated for a 2012 National Book Award. Called "brilliantly observed and deeply affecting" by The New York Times, the novel tells the story of a young soldier coming of age on the battlefield in Iraq. It is a story of loss of innocence, friendship, and the immeasurable cost of war. Powers appeared in conversation with author, McSweeney's founder and 826 Valencia co-founder Dave Eggers on January 16, 2013.
  • 2:00 pm
    On the Media Facebook's New Social Search Facebook has introduced a new search tool called social graph search, which lets users search across the Facebook database by users' interests. Privacy advocates aren't pleased with the new feature, arguing that it makes information about users too easy to find. The show talks to Tom Scott, who has been given early access to the feature and has been publicizing some of his searches.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Says You! The witty word trivia game from member station WGBH in Boston.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Latino USA Sonia Sotomayor's Beloved World Maria Hinojosa talks to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who has written a memoir called "My Beloved World." The book tells the story of Sotomayor's childhood in the South Bronx and her years before the court.
  • 6:30 pm
    Cambridge Forum Bad Religion: Greg Graffin, Cultural Humanist -- Part I Evolutionary biologist and punk rocker Greg Graffin received the 2008 Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism. The lead singer and songwriter for Bad Religion, one of America's most influential punk bands of the past generation, and professor of life sciences at UCLA, Graffin discusses the origins of humanist philosophy and illustrates its impact on his work in an acoustic performance.
  • 7:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Ways of Seeing Susan Krieger knew she was losing her sight, but she still didn't want to admit she was going blind. The one day she stepped off a curb and a car hit her. After that, she took lessons walking with a white cane, and learned how to hear buildings as she passed them. The show finds out how Susan Krieger lost her sight but found her vision.
  • 8:00 pm
    To the Best of Our Knowledge Amazonia Deep in the Amazon rainforest lives a mysterious tribe known as "the Arrow People." The show travels with an explorer trying to protect these indigenous people, and meets an anthropologist whose life was transformed by Amazonian shamans and the hallucinogen ayahuasca.
  • 9:00 pm
    Marketplace Money Parsing the Housing News We've been buried in housing market news this week, including data on new home sales, existing home sales, housing inventory, foreclosures and repossessions. There's a lot of great data, but it's all contradictory. Guest host David Lazarus talks with Glenn Kelman, president and CEO of Redfin, a real estate and technology company to find out what's really going on.
  • 10:00 pm
    TED Radio Hour The Power of Crowds Technology-enabled collaboration draws us closer, makes us smarter and allows us to innovate through the wisdom of a crowd. A new wave of collaborative consumption is transforming consumerism and the rules of engagement. What is the true potential of crowdsourcing? Is this a new phenomenon, or have we seen this movie before?
  • 11:00 pm
    On the Media Facebook's New Social Search Facebook has introduced a new search tool called social graph search, which lets users search across the Facebook database by users' interests. Privacy advocates aren't pleased with the new feature, arguing that it makes information about users too easy to find. The show talks to Tom Scott, who has been given early access to the feature and has been publicizing some of his searches.
  • 12:00 am
    Tech Nation Photojournalist Rick Smolan Host Moira Gunn speaks with photojournalist Rick Smolan about his book, "The Human Face of Big Data."
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