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Calendar, Night&Day Meaningful Quickies

Meaningful Quickies

Dr. Helen Fisher, an expert on the anthropology of all things human love and sexual interaction, will be having a discussion with Michael Krasny, host of KQED's Forum, covering the science behind human lust, romantic attraction, and attachment. Fisher has…
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Calendar, Night&Day Ya Big Baboon!

Ya Big Baboon!

The physiological reaction of a zebra running for its life, after being ripped open by a lion, is shockingly similar to that of humans when we contemplate mortality -- or become distressed by a traffic jam. The same classic mammalian…
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Calendar, Night&Day Grand Inquisitor

Grand Inquisitor

Consider Michael Krasny. For nearly 20 years he has kept us company for two hours on weekday mornings on KQED-FM's Forum. He has interviewed hundreds of people, including political heavyweights Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, literary luminaries Salman Rushdie…
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Dining, SFoodie Get Your Earbuds Ready: Jonathan Kauffman to Appear on KQED's <em>Forum </em>Tomorrow

Get Your Earbuds Ready: Jonathan Kauffman to Appear on KQED's Forum Tomorrow

After eight months as SF Weekly restaurant critic and SFoodie blogger, Jonathan Kauffman has tweaked the tenor of Bay Area food coverage with his writing voice. Tomorrow on KQED's Forum radio chat show, he'll attempt to do the same with…
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Calendar, Night&Day Who&#146;s Your Mimi?

Who’s Your Mimi?

Here’s something we bet ya didn’t know about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: She loves chocolate. She just can’t get enough of the sweet stuff. That’s just one of the many revelations you’ll read in her new memoir, Know Your Power:…
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Culture, Bookcap

Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life

Plenty of successful fiction writers have slaked our thirst for more intimate knowledge of the creative process by giving us tell-all memoirs. KQED's Michael Krasny has penned a lively and humorous variation on the theme. His new book might more…
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Best of San Francisco, People & Places

Best Local Interviewer

Earlier this year, Michael Krasny celebrated his 10th anniversary as host of Forum, the KQED public affairs radio show that runs every weekday from 9 to 11 a.m. Over that decade, the San Francisco State English professor has established himself…
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Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best New Radio Show

Perhaps it's not surprising that Working Assets Radio would have to reach far outside Northern California to find a daily talk show host who could voice a steady leftist line without stumbling into clinical irrelevance. On a new daily talk…
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Calendar, Halloween

Night Crawler

Open for Business The compassionate, authoritative voice of KQED's Michael Krasny trickles through my somnolent clock-radio haze: "People are visiting museums in record numbers. Museums have become more popular than sporting events." Krasny isn't joking around. A Sunday morning drive…
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