Laurie David is fired up about family dinners. She's used her epiphany to write a book that demonstrates how family dinners have the potential -- if we embrace them -- to be so much more than just, "Hey Mom, what's for dinner?"
"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."
Basically, The Other Side Of Zero -- the new album by Elizabeth & The Catapult -- is a commentary on the parallels of Elizabeth Ziman's New York City life and Leonard Cohen's inability to achieve Buddhist ideals.