PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Comic-Con and the Evolution of Comic Book Influence on Pop Culture
Comic book lovers convene at the
Comic-Con will take place July 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center, with a Preview Night tonight.
Dan Buckley, Publisher of Marvel Comics (based in
Will We All Feel CalPERS' Pain?
The California Public Employees' Retirement System is set to report a 23% decline in its assets for this fiscal year, making it the worst return in decades for the pension powerhouse. While members of CalPERS might fret about the $56 billion loss in value they won't be the only people feeling CalPERS painlocal municipalities, who leaned on CalPERS for affordable loans, also will suffer. Another byproduct of the national recession and
Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the
Where did Chop Suey come from, why did American Jews fall in love with egg rolls, and how did Manifest Destiny and America's post WWII rise to power inform our palates? Author Andrew Coe is here with a fresh understanding of a centuries-long exchange between American taste and Chinese culinary tradition.
Andrew Coe, author of "Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the
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