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Friday, January 24, 2014

Is the key to success following your dreams? (Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock)

'Planet Hillary': The Clinton Machine Gears Up for 2016 | How California's Cities Are Coping With Drought Conditions | Sundance Preview & This Week's Movies Reviews | World Economic Forum Takes Up Climate Change | Ludomusicology: The Study of Video Game Music Gains Recognition | Who Really Gets to Do What They Love?

The Clinton Machine Gears Up for 2016

Hillary Clinton has yet to declare her candidacy for the 2016 presidential race, but the Clinton machine is well-oiled and ready for action. Amy Chozick, reporter for Takeaway partner The New York Times, is the author of "Planet Hillary," the cover story in this week's New York Times Magazine. She explains how the Clinton campaign machine is gearing up for 2016.

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Video Game Music Gains Recognition

A growing group of scholars from around the world have begun studying songs in video games. These so-called “ludomusicologists” had their first North American conference last weekend, in hopes of legitimizing this type of music in the academic world. Steven Reale, assistant professor of music at Youngstown State University, shares why this form of musical composition and new field of study is gaining recognition world-wide.

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Enter Our SoupOrBowl Recipe Contest!

It's the Super Bowl, public-radio style: We're hosting the world's first-ever Soup or Bowl recipe contest. Enter your best recipe for soup (or something that can be served in a bowl) and compete for bragging rights and a chance to celebrate your dish with our head judge, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman.

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Who Really Gets to Do What They Love?

It's become popular to insist that the key to a successful career is to simply "follow your bliss" straight into a profession that you're truly passionate about. For most people, is it really practical to do what you love? And if it's not, why are we giving this advice to our young people? Miya Tokumitsu, holds a Ph.D in art history. Her recent essay in Jacobin magazine breaks down why being told to "do what you love" isn't necessarily sound advice.

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Today's Highlights | January 24, 2013

Other Highlights From Today's Show: Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for the state of California. What does this mean for cities like San Diego?...Our Movie Date team reviews this week's big release and gives their top picks for this year’s Sundance Film Festival ...The World Economic Forum will devote all of today to panels and talks on the threat of climate change. Is this a sign of things to come?

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