Michael Shappee

2013 CES

CES 2013: Car tech focuses on making the most of your time on the road — safely

The connected car is one of the big ideas coming out of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Listen to this interview with automobile expert Jeff Gilbert.


The new marriage movement (audio)

If you see brides descending on places like Third St. Promenade, don’t be afraid! It’s just the Married in the Nick of Nine Marital Movement. Arletha Thomas, author and founder of the event, explains in this […]


Revisiting expired medications (audio)

What do you do with expired medications? A new laboratory analysis of eight prescription drugs that expired between 28 and 40 years ago has found that most have remained just as potent as they were […]


Emmy fashion wrap (audio)

Fashion guru Joe Katz joined KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee the day after the Emmys with his review:


Airlines to charge extra for families to sit together (audio)

You know about airline change fees, baggage fees, premium seat fees and food fees. And now there’s a “you-get-to-sit-with-your-child” fee. Travel expert Rudy Maxa, host of Rudy Maxa’s World on KFWB (Saturdays from 3-4pm), talks […]


3 strategic tips for empty nesters (audio)

Now that the kids are off to school, a lot of parents are finding themselves in empty homes. Dominique Renda, a certified professional life coach offers the top three things that parents can do in […]


Can starch help the 'war on fat'?

Are Americans losing the war on fat, and if so, why? Dr. John McDougall, author of The Starch Solution, says that diet programs that advise avoiding starchy foods could be one of the culprits. He […]



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