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Anthony Bourdain

The chef, storyteller and world-traveler has died at age 61. We revisit Steve Paulson's interview with him in 2004.

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Brother Peter Reinhart has devoted his entire life to nurturing matters of the soul. His spiritual path has led him to the comforting ritual of baking bread.

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Join us for stories about bread in this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge.

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May 9th is Mother’s Day and this year we asked a few moms to share the plain unvarnished truth about life with kids.  Motherhood isn’t all sexy stars on the covers of magazines.  It’s also baby throw-up, poopy diapers and sulky teenagers.  In this hour, the joys of motherhood -...

Masculinity is back.  The side of masculinity that stayed home and watched TV during the feminist revolution enjoys “The Man Show” on Comedy Central reveling in beer and babes, while Hooters is a commonplace chain across the country. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, is the...

When Geraldine Hughes was growing up, violence was a way of life.  There were bombs, guns, and slayings right out the back door.  Then Hollywood showed her a way out.  In this hour of To the Best of our Knowledge, growing up in a war zone.  Also, “Reading Lolita in Tehran” -...

We’re so used to the never-ending commercials and ads brought to us by radio, television, and magazines, that advertisers are scrambling to find revolutionary new ways to attract our attention.

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In the 1950's many companies collaborated with their customers to create their advertising.    Terry Ryan’s mother Evelyn entered hundreds of these contests writing jingles and adding the last line to odes in praise of all kinds of products. In this hour of To the Best of Our...

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