Friday, March 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM
A new romantic comedy opens in theaters this week, and it stars a scientist as the likeable, and only slightly nerdy, main character. The film's writer and director, former scientist Valerie Weiss discusses Losing Control, and why she made the shift from lab bench to big screen.
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Wisconsin Democrats hope to unseat Republican Governor Scott Walker in a recall election. In the Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Zimmerman, a lifelong Democrat, says he is "appalled." The recall, he writes, "epitomizes the petty, loser-take-all vindictiveness of contemporary American politics."
Our Place In The Universe
Are we the end product of cosmic cataclysms? Ask the dinosaurs.
Fuentes Criticized Power Before It Was Fashionable
Mexican author Carlos Fuentes died Tuesday at age 83. He was a prolific novelist whose work was read by everyone from the Mexican elite to the working class, making him one of the country's most influential social critics. Host Michel Martin speaks with OC Weekly columnist Gustavo Arellano about Fuentes' influence, both in Mexico and abroad.
How Facebook Can Live Up To The Hype
Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.
Weekly Standard: Obama's JPMorgan Account
President Obama has disclosed that he has $500,000-1,000,000 in assets in a JPMorgan Chase account.
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