News

December 9, 2009

LiveCloud.com has invited Kara to host an online chat this Friday, December 11th, at 5:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time).

You can submit questions in advance or follow the chat live on their website: http://www.livecloud.com/stadiumChat/chatEvent/karacooney.

December 8, 2009

ABC Television's website for the LOST UNIVERSITY has just gone live! Enroll to see Kara and some of her UCLA students teaching basic Egyptian history and hieroglyphics in the 'History 101' course.


You can read more about the project in the Los Angeles Times, or check out the last few seasons of LOST to catch some of Kara's handiwork...

August 27, 2009

iTunes Season 1 link

If you missed the first two episodes of OUT OF EGYPT on the Discovery Channel, you can download them now at the iTunes store.For a limited time, the first episode ('Flesh and Bone') is available for free!


August 26, 2009

Today Show Kara's TODAY SHOW segment is currently online. Click here to watch!


August 24, 2009

LA times Kara talks with the Los Angeles Times about her new show...

August 22, 2009

Kara's currently on a press tour for OUT OF EGYPT, so look for her on TV and listen for her on the radio. One place to catch her will be the TODAY SHOW on Monday August 24th, during the fourth hour.

August 21, 2009

OUT OF EGYPT is getting some generous attention from the press. Here are a few links:

American Research Center in Egypt: ARCE Member Takes Center Stage in New TV Show

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Meet your tour guide to the afterlife

Scripps News / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New Discovery series dusts off ancient Egypt

Monsters & Critics: Dr. Kara Cooney brings the world of the Ancients to Discovery on 'Out of Egypt'

Also look for nice write-ups on the show in PEOPLE MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, TV GUIDE, and others.

August 18, 2009

Discovery just posted video highlights from the first episode of OUT OF EGYPT. Check them out on the MEDIA PAGE...

August 15, 2009

Kara's latest visit to THE LATE, LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON is online to watch...


Check out the MEDIA PAGE for more videos.

August 12, 2009

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There's a nice review of OUT OF EGYPT in the current issue of ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE.

August 11, 2009

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Be sure to catch Kara on CBS this Friday, when she returns to THE LATE, LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON (airing the night of Friday, August 14th. Check your local listings for times).

You can watch several of her past appearances on the MEDIA PAGE...

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THE TORCH ONLINE has a fun interview with Kara, about both OUT OF EGYPT and her views on magic and spirituality in the ancient and modern world. Read it here...

August 10, 2009

This week, Kara's the featured professor on UCLA's website. Check out the article here...

June 12, 2009

Kara's new comparative archaeology series, OUT OF EGYPT, is starting to get some press...

Variety announcement:
Discovery digs 'Egypt' series

Entertainment Weekly blurb
(in the June 5th issue) :
14 Summer TV Shows
We Can't Wait to See

The show premieres on Discovery Channel this August.

June 1, 2009

Kara's profiled in the Summer 2009 issue of UCLA College Report - click HERE to read the article.

March 11, 2009
Kara appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS
watch it here...

June 25, 2008

Kara's extended essay "The Social and Economic Aspects of Funerary Arts in Ancient Egypt: How much did a Coffin Cost?" is featured in the just published book:

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum of Art

This is a fun, accessible article in a beautifully produced museum catalog.

Available here...

March 1, 2008

Kara's latest book is now available!

The Cost of Death: The Social and Economic Value of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Art in the Ramesside Period

Check out the following links to get your copy:

NINO Publications

Eisenbrauns Bookseller

July 16, 2007
Three new clips from Discovery Channel News on the media page: Hatshepsut: More Powerful Than Cleopatra? and Hatshepsut: Evil Stepmother or Creative Ruler? and Hatshepsut: Why Is This Find So Significant?
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July 15, 2007
Kara investigates the life and history of Hatshepsut on the Discovery Channel's special: Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen. Encore presentation: Monday July 16 at 9:00 pm ET/PT. Check local listings for additional airdates.
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July 12, 2007
If you missed Kara's appearance on The Late, Late Show, it's available now to watch online! Check out the media page for more great clips.
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July 10. 2007
Kara will be on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS on Tuesday evening (early Wednesday morning)at 12:35am ET/PT. Check your local listings for showtimes.
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July 9. 2007
Kara will be investigating the life and history of Hatshepsut on Discovery Channel's special: Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen Sunday July 15 at 9:00 pm ET/PT
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