Femi Oke

Recent Stories

Frank Bruni and a Life of Eating

Today on The Takeaway, we speak to the outgoing restaurant critic for The New York Times, Frank Bruni. He's coming out with a book about his lifelong struggle with bulimia called ?Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater.'

Conflict & Justice

Filling Kennedy's Senate Seat

Massachusetts is being pressured to pass a bill that would give Governor Patrick the authority to name a temporary replacement for Senator Kennedy. Timothy Murray, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, tells The Takeaway about the bill's progress.


Abducted Woman Resurfaces After 18 Years

Police in California have been searching a house where a woman was apparently held prisoner for 18 years after being abducted as an 11-year-old. Joining The Takeaway with details on this extraordinary case is former FBI profiler Clint Van Zandt.

Global Politics

GDP Numbers Appear Somewhat Less Bad

Estimates for today's second quarter GDP numbers will show a decline of somewhere between one percent and 1.5 percent. With The Takeaway to explain this lessening decline is Gus Faucher, director of Macroeconomics at Moody's Economy.Com.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dominick Dunne Dies at 83

Dominick Dunne, writer for Vanity Fair magazine and best-selling author of crime stories about the rich and famous, died yesterday at age 83 in his home in Manhattan. The Takeaway talks with New York Times columnist David Carr.