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Friday, October 29, 2010

James Oseland, editor in chief of Saveur, and food writers Jane and Michael Stern talk about the meals that have had the biggest influence on their lives. And our latest Please Explain takes a look at procrastination.

The Best Meal Ever

James Oseland, editor in chief of Saveur, and food writers Jane Stern and Michael Stern talk about the meals that have had the biggest influence on their lives. The October issue of Saveur is dedicated to the “25 Greatest Meals Ever,” and it includes authors, chefs, and personalities describing the meals that made an impact on their lives.

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Please Explain: Procrastination

Putting thing off until the last minute is a compulsion many people share. On this week’s Please Explain, Dr. George Ainslie, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Cape Town, in South Africa, and Dr. Joseph Ferrari, professor of psychology at DePaul University, tell us what causes us to procrastinate, how it affects productivity, and methods for ending procrastination. Dr. Ferrari is the author of Still Procrastinating? The No Regrets Guide to Getting It Done. Dr. Ainslie is the author of Breakdown of Will and Picoeconomics.

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Guest Picks: James Oseland

We spoke with James Oseland about some of his favorite books, movies, and more after his recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Guest Picks: Jane Stern

Jane Stern stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of her favorite picks.

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Guest Picks: Michael Stern

Find out what Michael Stern's favorite comfort food is!

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