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Media roundup: sci fi, electronica, the tragedy of suburbia, and public radio

And now, a brief list of things produced by fellow humans I enjoyed reading, hearing and watching in the past few weeks. Books: Larry Niven’s Ringworld I was drawn in by the concept of a ringed artificial habitable structure orbiting … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a chocolate taster

Do you like chocolate? Yes? So does ChloĆ© Doutre-Roussel. Ms. Doutre-Roussel is a professional chocolate taster. Marketplace’s “Working” series did a surprisingly touching segment on her unique profession. Links MP3 Direct Link Segment Page

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Harry Shearer’s “Le Show” is yet another great radio program.

Who says the golden age of radio is dead? I’m amazed at the depth and breadth of radio these days and I’m blessed to have cabbing force me to explore these depths during long shifts. My latest find is a … Continue reading

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