3:57am

Fri July 13, 2012
Books

Original Fiction In All The 'Shades' Of Fandom

Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 7:17 am

courtesy of Vintage/Anchor Books

This Friday the 13th, fans of horror films and hobbits, science fiction and fantasy are descending upon the San Diego Convention Center. They're gathering for the annual explosion of pop culture fandom that is Comic-Con. One of the biggest phenomena in pop culture at the moment will be making an appearance, and it's not a man of steel or a boy slinging webs.

It's a 40-something woman who writes... wait for it... steamy romance.

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2:39am

Fri July 13, 2012
Remembrances

'Woody At 100' Celebrates Guthrie's Music

Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 7:16 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Let's take a moment to remember one of America's great folk singers.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND")

WOODY GUTHRIE: (Singing) This land is your land. And this land is my land. From California to the New York island. From the Redwood forest...

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2:09am

Fri July 13, 2012
Business

Geithner Pointed Out LIBOR Concerns In 2008

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 8:04 am

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with a warning about LIBOR.

It came years ago. We now know that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner pointed out problems with the way that London's key interest rates were set. He did this in 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis at the time he was head of the New York Federal Reserve.

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2:09am

Fri July 13, 2012
NPR Story

Uzbekistan Sets Up Rival To Facebook

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 8:04 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

And today's last word in business comes from the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan, which by the way, won six medals in the last Olympics. But today's last word is about another kind of competition, this one between social networking sites. And the word is: YouFace. That's the name of a new social networking site that aims to lure local Internet users away from Facebook, and, quote, "boost patriotism among young people in Uzbekistan."

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2:09am

Fri July 13, 2012
NPR Story

Team USA Predicted To Take The Most Medals

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 8:04 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Some future news now. The Olympics begin two weeks from today in London, and we can already tell you the likely big winners. China will take the most gold medals, followed by the U.S. and host country, Great Britain. Team USA will win the most overall medals, followed by China and Russia.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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2:09am

Fri July 13, 2012
NPR Story

JPMorgan To Reveal Earnings, Trading Losses

Originally published on Thu August 30, 2012 11:26 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And the biggest bank in the U.S., JPMorgan Chase, says it has lost $4.4 billion from its failed hedging strategy involving a secretive trader. That's more than twice the bank's earlier estimate. The company released its second-quarter earnings report this morning, and NPR's Jim Zarroli is with us now to talk about them. Jim, what is the company telling investors this morning about that money?

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1:25am

Fri July 13, 2012
upcoming show, Work with Marty Nemko

What's it Really Like to be an Optometrist? (airs 9/16/12 on Work with Marty Nemko)

When I was selecting the careers for U.S. News' Best Careers feature, optometrist ranked #1.  It excelled in success rate with customers, salary, prestige, and quality of life.


On Sep. 16, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with top optometrist and U.C. Berkeley adjunct instructor, Dr. Larry Sarver about what it's really like to be an optometrist. Planned questions: 


What might surprise an educated person about what it's really like to be an optometrist?

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1:14am

Fri July 13, 2012
upcoming show, Work with Marty Nemko

When Are Dress Codes Appropriate? Airs 9/9/12

On the Sep. 9, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko,  Barbara and Marty Nemko will debate when and what sorts of dress codes in the workplace are appropriate.


Work with Marty Nemko is heard Sundays from 11 am to noon on 91.7 KALW, San Francisco

1:01am

Fri July 13, 2012
upcoming show, Work with Marty Nemko

What's it Really Like to be a School Principal? (airs 8/12/12)

On the Aug 12 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with Mark Brewer, the respected principal of American Canyon High School about what the job is really like. He has impressed me not only with his ability as a principal but his willingness to be candid. 

In the second half of the show, as usual, you can call in for a Three-Minute Workover. I'll do my best to help you solve your work problem. I'll intersperse my favorite new career tips. 

This show airs Aug. 12, 2012 at 11 am.

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12:54am

Fri July 13, 2012
Previous show, Work with Marty Nemko

Shoestring Businesses/The $100 Start-Up. Aired 7/22/12

On the July 22, 2012  edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I shared my favorite ideas from the book The $100 Start-Up.  Then, listeners called in for a three-minute WorkOver.  The show aired Sunday, July 22 at 11 am.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard Sundays from 11 am to noon on 91.7, KALW, San Francisco.

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