PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
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1:06 – 1:39
Sex: Wanting to want
It’s not exactly female Viagra, but a new, non hormonal pill currently undergoing clinical trials in Germany works on that biggest sex organ of all—the brain—to get women more in the mood and help them desire. Is it a silver bullet or just window dressing (or undressing) for the real underlying problems of stress and an imperfect relationship? And is pathologizing desire ever a problem?
Dr. Anita L. H. Clayton, Professor and Medical Director at the University of
Dr. Diana Wiley, psychotherapist, gerontologist and board-certified sex therapist
Liz Canner, documentary filmmaker; her latest film is “Orgasm, Inc.”
1:41 – 1:58:30
The terrible, no good, very bad mother?
In 2005 Ayelet Waldman baffled many mothers when she declared in the New York Times, that she absolutely and unapologetically loves her husband more than she loves her children. Four years later Ayelet Waldman is back and sure to stir the pot of opinions with her latest collection of essays, “Bad
Good Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace.”
Ayelet Waldman, author of “Bad
Good Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace”
2:06 – 2:50
Thanksgiving with a twist
Celebrating Thanksgiving… that all-American tradition focused on family and friends spending a day together gathered around a heavily-laden dining table with…well, with what? Are the ubiquitous roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and yummy mashed potatoes on your menu? Maybe you're fixing your first bird, or want to throw out the pumpkin pie and try something different for dessert. Our guest chefs -- Nancy Silverton, co-owner of Mozza and founder of La Brea Bakery, and Suzanne Tracht, executive chef and owner of the modern chophouse Jar, are here with the answers to your cooking queries.
Nancy Silverton, co-owner of Mozza and founder of La Brea Bakery. Her most recent book is "Twist of the Wrist: Quick Flavorful Meals with Ingredients from Jars, Cans, Bags, and Boxes."
Suzanne Tracht, executive chef and owner of Jar, a modern chophouse in the heart of
2:50 - 2:58:30
A Blueprint to End Hunger
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles says
Andrew Cushnir, associate executive vice president of the Jewish Federation
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