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What separates wellness from illness?

What separates wellness from illness?

When David Agus was a young and ambitious new doctor, his mentors found his choice to join the oncology field mystifying. Cancer is prevalent in our society – it accounted for over 570,000 estimated deaths in the U.S. in… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Ed Wood’s “Final Curtain”

Ed Wood’s “Final Curtain”

Film historians and critics can spend their whole lives debating who the best director is, but there is a near total consensus on who is the worst: Ed Wood. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Star Spangled bungle – flubbing the national anthem

The Star Spangled bungle – flubbing the national anthem

When American Idol champion Kelly Clarkson steps in front of the microphone to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” for Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, she’ll be joining the ranks of myriad professional singers who have faced the… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The great debate: Eastside or Westside?

The great debate: Eastside or Westside?

For many of us, where we live says a lot about how we live. We may not identify strongly with our neighborhood, but our side of town often defines us, whether we like it or not. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Charles and Ray Eames and the history behind Mid-Century modern

Charles and Ray Eames and the history behind Mid-Century modern

The set designers for “Mad Men” are facing tough competition these days for finding Mid-Century modern furniture at the Rose Bowl flea market. The sleek and sneakily functional designs popularized by designers like Charles… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Nile Rodgers on the passing of "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius

Nile Rodgers on the passing of "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius

This morning, a family member of Don Cornelius arrived at his Mulholland Drive home, finding him with a gunshot wound to the head. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Behavior Gap: why we can’t stop doing stupid things with money, even when we know we shouldn’t, and how to change

The Behavior Gap: why we can’t stop doing stupid things with money, even when we know we shouldn’t, and how to change

Maybe it’s because we fail to make decisions based on our own interests, instead planning our financial futures according to the same generic road map. Or maybe it’s because some of us fail to make decisions at all, and instead… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The passing of Don Cornelius

The passing of Don Cornelius

This morning, a family member of Don Cornelius arrived at his Mulholland Drive home, finding him with a gunshot wound to the head. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Pico Iyer on the man in his head

Pico Iyer on the man in his head

Writer Pico Iyer discusses his new book, "The Man Within My Head." Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Dennis McCarthy says goodbye after 40 years in journalism

Dennis McCarthy says goodbye after 40 years in journalism

Imagine walking away from a rewarding career that you’ve loved for four decades. It cannot be easy, but that is exactly what LA Daily News columnist Dennis McCarthy will be doing today, January 31, 2012. After writing more… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs