The High Cost of Cheap Food

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Guest host Rosie Perez speaks with Time magazine staff writer Bryan Walsh about the high cost of cheap food. Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles talks about his newest film. Then, Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-Eda discusses "Still Walking." Plus, Please Explain is all about intuition and gut instinct.

The High Price of Cheap Food

Bryan Walsh, who wrote the cover story for the August 31st issue of Time magazine, "Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food," tells us about the high cost of cheap food. Somewhere in Iowa, a pig is being raised in a confined pen, packed tightly with ...

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Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-Itchy Footed Mutha

Iconic filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, known as the "godfather of independent film and modern black cinema," directed and stars in his new film "Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-Itchy Footed Mutha," which is based on his own graphic novel of the same name. He tells a comic tale of adventure that is ...

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Still Walking

Hirokazu Kore-Eda, one of Japan's most accomplished directors, discusses his latest film, "Still Walking," a moving drama about how death has affected members of a family. "Still Walking" opens Friday, August 28, at Angelika Film Center, at 18 West Houston Street, and at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, ...


Please Explain: Intuition and Gut Reaction

On today’s edition of Please Explain, we’re looking at instinct, intuition, gut feelings, those unconscious reactions that guide so much of our decision making. We’re joined by Timothy Wilson, Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, and author of Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering ...

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