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Malcolm Gladwell

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  • John Edwards and first impressions

     
    Four years ago, Malcolm Gladwell wrote a bestseller called “Blink” in which he contended that snap impressions are often correct. I keep going back to Gladwell’s thesis as I think about the spectacular fall of John Edwards, the former U....
  • The Sports Guy goes Hollywood: Can Bill Simmons make Grantland a must read for pop culture lovers?

     
    ESPN's Sports Guy Bill Simmons talks about how his new Grantland sports and pop culture site is making connections between the worlds of sports and show business...
  • Free agent profile: Reggie Williams

     
    Free agent profile: Reggie Williams...
  • Kevin Love loses opening round in Manhattan Beach Open, talks lockout

     
    Former UCLA Bruins star and current Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love made his pro beach volleyball debut Thursday at the Manhattan Beach Open, but it didn't last too long. Beneath blue skies and with nary a breeze, Love and......
  • Rooting for the overdog

     
    Starting at the 52:28 minute mark in the current "Radiolab," New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell explains why he roots for the favorite, not the underdog: "I'm distressed by the injustice of the person who should win not winning...it is the......
  • Wicker Park sports bars will take a hit this winter

     
    Yesterday (October 4th) was Derrick Rose’s 23rd birthday—apparently he’s a New Year’s baby, and besides the fact that it makes me ill that we are the same age and he is infinitely more rich then I probably ever will be, it...
  • Andrew Bynum can do the little things while adapting to double teams

     
    As he adjusts to double teams, Lakers center Andrew Bynum could improve his game by working on the little things in other parts of his game....
  • Jonah Lehrer jumps from Wired to the New Yorker

     
    Popular writer Jonah Lehrer, who focuses on the science of the mind, moves from Wired to the New Yorker....
  • A look at the mind's natural shortcuts

    A look at the mind's natural shortcuts
    Wray Herbert is thinking about your brain. He concludes that your thinking may be so ancient that you're making more mistakes than you'd prefer. In "On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits" (Crown Publishers, 2010), the author writes...
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • Joel Girdner

    Joel Girdner
    Professional Experience:  I have worked at KSPR since February of 2007.  I started out as a production assistant; editing video for newscasts, running the audio board and operating studio cameras.  In August of 2007 I became a photojournalist and have...