April 9, 2001
Years back, a pop superstar recorded a song whose racy lyrics sent moral crusaders into a tizzy.  Madonna? Prince? Try Dean Martin, who struck a nerve with "Wham, Bam, Thank You Ma'am" in 1951.  The history of music censorship on the show today with writer Eric Nuzum.  His book is "Parental Advisory: Music Censorship in America".

No more dining alone. Marya Charles Alexander, editor of the "Solo Dining" newsletter, talks with Todd about how restaurants are appealing to the solo diner. She describes how restaurants create a social atmosphere with large tables for people to meet and dine. She talks about reaction to communal dining and the benefits for travelers. More information is available online at www.solodining.com.

There are ways of connecting multiple home computers to one dial out connection. Technology writer Heather Newman talks with Todd about home networking and how it works. She discusses the latest in ebook technology, and some options for getting books electronically. She writes for the "Detroit Free Press", and talks with Todd regularly about the latest in computer technology.

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