Bob Edwards Weekend Lineup (October 4-5, 2014)

BOB EDWARDS WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS  October 4-5, 2014

 

HOUR 1:

Over the last few years, Nev Schulman has investigated dozens of online relationships to determine whether they’re based on fact or fiction. First it was his own doomed relationship for the 2010 documentary Catfish - then for the MTV series of the same name.  Now he shares his hard-won wisdom in a new book titled In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age.


Bob talks to author and journalist Joshua Wolf Shenk about his latest book Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs.Shenk writes about creative couples such as songwriters Lennon and McCartney, scientists Marie and Pierre Curie, Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak and cartoonists Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

 

HOUR 2:

Best-selling author, naturalist, and poet Diane Ackerman explores the consequences of human domination in our natural world in her new bookThe Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

 

Jackson Browne has been called a “thinking man’s rock star.”  The confessional singer-songwriter is known for his introspective and poetic lyrics but is also the creative force behind the Eagles’ first hit, Take It Easy.  Bonnie Raitt, The Byrds, Gregg Allman and many others have recorded songs by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.  Browne discusses his life and work, as well as the music from his brand new CD titledStanding in the Breach.