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  1. A Taste of the Past:Episode 72 — Hot Dogs

    This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda explores the history of the hot dog with Bruce Kraig, Ph.D, author of ‘Hot Dog, A Global History’. Bruce has traveled the world tasting hot dogs and shares some very interesting variations including Korean batter-dipped dogs. Learn how the frankfurter found its way into American culture, where it got its silly name from and how it helped define our ‘on-the-go’ meal philosophy in this country.

    —Huffduffed by lach 4 months ago

  2. Decode DC #2: Mind Control

    Have you ever wondered about the neuroscience behind party politics?

    —Huffduffed by lach one year ago

  3. Confessions of a Former Republican

    Jeremiah Goulka, a political and cultural writer for American Prospect, Salon, and former DOJ attorney discusses his background as a moderate Republican and his later political shift.

    —Huffduffed by lach one year ago

  4. Student ‘Subversives’ And The FBI’s ‘Dirty Tricks’ : NPR

    Journalist Seth Rosenfeld spent three decades pursuing government documents about the FBI’s undercover operation in Berkeley, Calif., during the student protest movements in the ’60s. His new book details how the FBI "used dirty tricks to stifle dissent on campus" and influenced Ronald Reagan’s politics.

    —Huffduffed by lach one year ago

  5. Don Mann: Inside Seal Team Six

    CNN’s John Lisk speaks with Navy SEAL, Don Mann about his new book, "Inside SEAL Team Six," the elite Navy unit that hunted down and assassinated Osama bin Laden. Mann is a former SEAL training officer.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

  6. Anti-American Demonstration : NPR

    NPR’s John Burnett reports from Peshawar, Pakistan on what it’s like to be a six-foot-seven inch tall American at a pro-Taliban "Death to America" rally where Osama Bin Laden is considered a hero.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

  7. Pacific Drift: The Uses of Fear

    More and more, abstract and ever-present fear defines us as a society. This montage made up of a mafia executioner, a horror film director and a hypochondriac explores a few different uses of fear and how we are all held captive by both others and ourselves. The story illustrates a style we were organically developing where linear narrative was discarded (and sometimes very purposefully undercut) in favor of a linear progression of ideas and emotions.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

  8. Pacific Drift: Botanica Sacrifice

    Charles Guelperin, aka Baba Funkee, is a santero, or faith healer, at a local Hollywood botanica. Botanicas are something that you see all over Southern California – little shops that sell religious trinkets, statues, candles and herbal remedies – but that few outside their target market ever enter.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

  9. Pacific Drift: Sam Stern Rough Sex

    Pornography rates right up there with Hollywood as one of Southern California’s biggest and most influential industries, yet stories about it are often completely off the mark. Coverage of "the industry," talks hyperbolically about money and morality; coverage of "the workers" portrays them either as sexual superbeings or the Helpless Victims of Bad Men.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

  10. Pacific Drift: King Drew Dental Clinic

    If healthcare has become a luxury in the US, dental care is an extravagance. More than the color of your collar, teeth have become our nation’s clearest indicator of where someone’s from and where, exactly, they are going.

    In an example of the type of story that’s less and less common on local radio – the news feature – Ayala Ben-Yehuda spent a morning at the emergency dental clinic at King Drew Hospital in South LA to illustrate the human drama and social tragedy of bad, painful teeth.

    —Huffduffed by lach 2 years ago

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