BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:48 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Full Show: Janeane Garofalo and Livingston Taylor on Friday News Quiz; WGBH's Emily Rooney

Janeane Garofalo and Livingston Taylor stopped by for the Friday News Quiz. WGBH's Emily Rooney was the guest for Open Mic.

Segment 1: Jim and Margery talked about the 2013 National Day of Unplugging. Are you willing to go without your smartphone, laptop or tablet? Would you go through withdrawals?

National Day of Unplugging.

Segment 2: When does food go bad? Most of us eat it or throw it away by the date stamped on the container. Former Trader Joe's President Doug Rauch said for most cases, this is far too early. Rauch is the founder of The Urban Food Initiative and CEO of Conscious Capitalism. He joined Jim and Margery to talk about making better use of our food.

Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe's, and founder of The Urban Food Initiative.

Segment 3: Art Caplan, head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU's Langone Medical Center, joined Jim and Margery to talk about the ethical underpinnings of face transplants.

Art Caplan, head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU's Langone Medical Center.

Segment 4: Our Open Mic guest today was Emily Rooney. She stopped by to talk about politics, the MBTA, and why she's suddenly a NASCAR fan.

Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's "Greater Boston."

Segment 5: Janeane Garofalo and Livingston Taylor joined Jim and Margery for the very first Friday News Quiz. They run down the week's headlines in a head-to-head battle for news supremacy. 

Comedian Janeane Garofalo and musician and Berklee Prof. Livingston Taylor.

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