Sticking Together

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Monday, November 30, 2009

We’ll speak with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina about the struggles for survival of runaway teens. Then, we’ll examine the identity problems many identical twins face. And we'll look at the new documentary "Loot," about recovering treasure stolen during World War II. Plus, choreographer Twyla Tharp describes the collaborative process.

Running in the Shadows

Ian Urbina, national correspondent for the New York Times, discusses the recent surge of runaway teens around the country. His series of articles about the lives of runaways has drawn attention from Capitol Hill. You can read the articles here.

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One and the Same

Abigail Pogrebin, an identical twin, looks at the phenomenon of twinship. She investigates how identical pairs regard their doubleness and what experts are learning about how DNA impacts our sense of identity and shapes our lives. In One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What ...

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Producer-director Darius Marder talks about his new documentary "Loot." It follows Lance Larson, a treasure hunter who is determined to help a couple of World War II veterans get a hold of their buried treasures. "Loot" opens in New York Friday, December 4, at IFC Center.

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Twyla Tharp's Collaborative Habit

Throughout her 40-year career, choreographer Twyla Tharp has collaborated with musicians, designers, thousands of dancers, and almost a hundred companies. In The Collaborative Habit: Life Lessons for Working Together, she explains why collaboration is important to her, how to collaborate successfully in your own life, and the lessons ...

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Nigella Lawson's Roast Squash and Sweet Potato Soup


Roast Squash and Sweet Potato Soup with Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Swirl



It may seem a bit fiddly to have a soup prepared in two parts: one in the oven; one in the pan. But I do this not only because I think it intensifies the flavor dramatically, but ...


Nigella Lawson's Christmas-Spiced Chocolate Cake


Christmas-Spiced Chocolate Cake




There are few more popular ways to end a dinner party than with a fallen chocolate cake – the cakes are so called because they are compact and flourless and, when cooling out of the oven, their rich centers drop and dip a ...


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