August 22, 2001

Wine critic Robert Parker tells Todd about his influence on wine drinkers. He describes the responsibility of a wine critic, and how he approaches the job.

When hikers attempt the Appalachian Trail, they usually can't carry enough supplies to last the entire journey. So, they send packages, addressed to themselves, to a resort called Fontana Dam Shelter, located on the trail. Virginia Zakroski is a postmistress at the resort, and talks with Todd about the high level of packages and hikers that come through.

Musicians need to be entrepreneurs today, to find record labels and line up performances. Catherine Fitterman created the "Entrepreneurship Center for Music" at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She talks with Todd about the skills young musicians need to market themselves and be successful in their music careers.