- Summer jobs can change our lives
For college kids and high school students, summer is a break from the academic grind. But it's also a chance to make money and get a peek into the working world. Two writers with their own diverse job histories talk about the lasting impact of summer employment.9:06 a.m.
David J. Rosen: Author of "What's That Job and How the Hell do I Get It?"
Annabelle Gurwitch: Actress, humorist and writer of "Fired: Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, & Dismissed" as well as a documentary of the same name.
- Eating like the icons
A new book take us through history, stringing together the great food obsessions and repulsions of great thinkers, leaders, and artists. Midmorning finds out what foods fueled famous minds.10:06 a.m.
Mark Jacob: Deputy metro editor at the Chicago Tribune, he was part of the team that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. He is the author of the newspaper's popular "10 Things You Might Not Know" feature. He is co-author of "What the Great Ate.
- What the not-so-great ate at the State Fair
From jalapeno poppers that make you sweat to a four-star peach parfait, food critic Rick Nelson has ferreted out the newest food finds of the Minnesota State Fair.10:45 a.m.
Rick Nelson: Food writer for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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