Michael Lerner, Rabbi, Beyt Tikkun Synagogue; Editor, Tikkun Magazine; Author, The Left Hand of God Joan Roughgarden, Professor, Stanford University; Author, Evolution and the Christian Faith Robert Russell, Founder and Director, The Center for Theology and Natural Science; Author, Cosmology, Evolution and Resurrection Hope Dr. George Smoot, Nobel Laureate; Professor, UC Berkeley Read more »
David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of six books, numerous essays, articles and short stories, and is a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. Duncan is on a quest of chemical self-discovery. National Geographic sponsored a test for 320 chemicals he might have picked up from food, drink, the air and ordinary products – compounds acquired by merely living. He ran the tests to learn what substances build up in a typical American over a lifetime and where they might come from. What he found was disturbing. Read more »
Experimental novelist and indie-folk musician Myla Goldberg will speak about the possibilities and perils of memory and how past events do and do not shape the present. Goldberg’s latest novel, Wickett’s Remedy, takes place in Boston during the 1918 influenza epidemic and spans through the 1990s. Read more »
Charles Purdy, "Mr. Social Grace" Columnist, SF Weekly, KFOG and Gay.com; Author, Urban Etiquette Jeff Sherman, Professor of Social Psychology, University of California at Davis Laura Lewis, Business Etiquette Instructor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Cisco Systems Read more »
Wonkette’s snarky and insightful take on what happens inside and outside the Beltway is essential daily blog reading for political junkies everywhere. She appears in conversation with former MTV senior political correspondent Tabitha Soren, to talk about D.C. life and her book Dog Days - a wry and sexy story about young movers and shakers.