Leisure & Lifestyle

Ski Washington!

Thursday, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:38 p.m.

To some people, heavy snow is Mother Nature's best advertisement. They can't wait to hit the slopes, hang ten on the half pipe, or sip hot chocolate by the fire. We've got ideas for more winter fun, including which winter escapes are...

Blogging a Blizzard

Thursday, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

During the historic blizzard, local blogs and listservs connected communities and provided a vital forum for discussion and information.

Blogging the Mount Pleasant - Columbia Heights Corridor

They're online "eyes and ears" in some of the Washington region's most dynamic neighborhoods. Community bloggers are connecting neighborhood residents with news on their blocks and corners - and with each other. In advance of our upcoming...

Warm Cocktails for Cold Weather

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:31 p.m.

We talk with local mixologists about libations for snowy days, and explore the anatomy of a great cocktail.

Howard Ross: The Economics of Marriage

Monday, Feb 1, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo and Howard Ross speak with the author of a new study on the economics of contemporary marriage.

Women and Small Business

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Women running businesses face a number of hurdles, and having it all can prove elusive.

Local Restaurant World Tour: Ethiopian Cuisine

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Our "Local Restaurant World Tour" continues as we explore the food and culture of Ethiopia.

Changing Your Life After a Heart Attack

Thursday, Jan 14, 2010 at 1:20 p.m.

It's been more than a decade since local journalist Bruce Johnson had a massive heart attack. He joins Kojo to discuss the human and emotional side of cardiac health.

Rethinking Carrots & Sticks: The Science of Motivation

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo talks with Author Daniel Pink about new insights in the science of motivation.

Revealing the Secrets of the Ku Klux Klan

Monday, Jan 4, 2010 at 12:33 p.m.

He made his name as a Florida Folklorist in the 1930s, and infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940s. Today, Stetson Kennedy is still an Activist, agitating for civil rights and economic & racial equality. We find out why he recently...

Slots at the Shopping Mall?

Monday, Jan 4, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Why slots may soon come to a mall near you.

Local Restaurant World Tour: Italian (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 31, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

Our Local Restaurant World Tour explores the foundations of Italian and Italian-American cuisine, and sets out to find the best affordable Italian eats.

Local Restaurant Worldtour: French Cuisine (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

French cooking was one of America's first ethnic foods. But over time, Julia Child made French cooking so 'American' it's hard to remember that croissants and onion soup didn't originate here. We explore the unique role French...

"Peep" Culture in the Age of Oversharing (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

Tweeting as you head to the delivery room. Confessing your adultery on national TV. Sharing your family photos on a public website. Some people say "TMI-- Too Much Information." Others gobble it up and ask for more. The creation and...

Local Restaurant Worldtour: Indian Cuisine (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Dec 28, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

We learn about the diverse food traditions of Northern and Southern Indian cooking, explore the curious provenance of "curry", and get expert tips for the best restaurants across our region.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.