Larry Mantle talks with playwright Oliver Mayer about his play Joe Louis Blues now running at the Tiffany Theatre in West Hollywood. Joe Louis Blues is set in the 1940's Harlem jazz era, in a jazz club where several Americans are examining their identity at a wartime crossroads of race and patriotism.
Fodor's tells you what to visit in Los Angeles, Zagat tells you where to eat, but how do find a classy strip joint? Fret no more, Jessica Hundley and Jon Alain Guznik will talk to Larry Mantle about their new handbook, Horny? Los Angeles (Really Great Books), a funny and irreverent guide to all the topless bars, nude mud-wresting clubs and other carnal spots in the city.
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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