Originally published on Sat March 24, 2012 8:41 am
SCOTT SIMON, HOST:
If you want to learn how to make Vietnamese egg rolls, you can always check out a cookbook, a food blog, or perhaps a site like Epicurious.
But Linh Nguyen — who is teaching a cooking class here in San Francisco — says that that's not really the way to do it. In fact, her family doesn't even own a cookbook.
Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:56 am
Basil Twist has been called a genius. The art he's a genius at? Puppetry — which he knows can be a hard sell.
"It's not of this time," he says. "It's not of the world we live in now."
But Twist, a highly trained practitioner, brings this art of the past to the present with innovative creations beyond the likes of the Muppets or their foul-mouthed cousins on Avenue Q.
Three straight days of oral arguments about the constitutionality of President Obama's health care overhaul law start Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court.
It's a perfect political storm: an issue that affects everyone and has deeply divided the major political parties coming before the nine justices smack in the middle of a presidential campaign.
Much is riding on what the justices decide. Their rulings are expected by the end of June.