Wed April 29, 2015
Arts & Culture

What it really takes to make your chicken dinner

Under CC license from Flickr user David Goehring.

I killed my first deer in the backwoods of Wisconsin when I was 13 years old. This was the first time I really understood the existential price of eating meat: death. I continued hunting through my childhood, and still do. But when I moved to the Bay Area a year ago, I discovered that culturally, many people here are not okay with killing animals.

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Mon April 27, 2015

Daily news roundup for Monday, April 27, 2015

Photo by: Meaghan Mitchell/Hoodline

Meet the Misfits Behind the Last Black Man in San Francisco // Hoodline

"The title of the upcoming film The Last Black Man In San Francisco makes an obvious statement about the city losing its black population. It's down more than a third over the last two decades to just 6.3 percent, as of the 2010 census.

"But it’s also making a broader point: that with increasing uniformity in race and culture, the city could stop being a creative engine for the world."

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Wed March 25, 2015
Arts & Culture

Sandip Roy: Tale of Two Cities

After growing up in India, America was a culture shock. After 20 years in America living in India was its own culture shock. Everything is different... or is it?

Sandip Roy compares his two homes.  

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Thu September 6, 2012
Open Air 8/30/12

Ira Glass on Open Air

Ira and David discuss a strategy for Iran...

Ira Glass visited with guest host David Latulippe to talk about "This American Life" and his new film with Mike Birbiglia, "Sleepwalk with Me".  Plus, Peter Robinson provided some cultural pre- and re- views.