Most likely, you do not speak Greek, but you know words like catastrophe and drama that describe the European financial crisis that has been big news this week. If you are having a hard time understanding exactly what is going on, you are in good company. Economists everywhere are working on the problem. As for the Greek language, it has spelled confusion –for centuries — for everyone from Medieval monks to William Shakespeare.
The film, “Love and Mercy” which explores the emotional and artistic world of the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, stars two actors (Paul Dano and John Cusack) who portray Wilson during different stages of his life. Listen to interviews with the screenwriter of this unusual film — as well as Wilson himself — on the talented, tortured journey of “Pet Sounds,” “God Only Knows” and more.
The Grateful Dead’s sold-out Fare Thee Well concerts last week brought in an estimated $50 million revealing that behind their laid-back, hippie, flower-child sound was a revolving group of savvy businessmen.
Cooking with cannabis? Baking with buds? This latest foodie craze is explored in an interview with a pastry chef on the cutting edge of injecting fats with marijuana for your dining pleasure. The jury is still out on these gourmet treats and two very important questions remain. How do you “manage the buzz” and does it taste like chicken?
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