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c d kaplan, Writer

Writer c d kaplan is known in local circles for his observations of "the passing scene".

The self-proclaimed "Culture Maven" says he's been writing seriously since 1990, after he was hit by a car while jogging. At that time, kaplan says, "I figured if I had something to say Id better start saying it."

Since then, kaplan has been writing for the LEO (Louisville Eccentric Observer) - everything from music reviews to a sports column. One of his most popular features is called The Culture Maven." He's also had pieces published in the Courier-Journal.

kaplan with host Candyce Clifft In 2007, kaplan celebrated the release of The Culture Maven's 2008 History Warp Day Planner, described as an "eminently practical desk calendar featuring offbeat but reasonbly accurate historical factoids." It's a dream-come-true for this history buff.

kaplan enjoys living in Louisville with the loves of his life, "Joanie the Film Babe and Lila the Love Dog."

Program 214
The Louisville Leopard Percussionists, behind-the-scenes at the nation's oldest high school radio station, plus a visit to Pro-Liquitech - a unique and tasty business downtown. Writer and "culture maven" c d kaplan is our guest. (#214)