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.
Coachella’s second weekend ended Sunday, and while music festival season has just begun, there have been longstanding questions about how to deal with drug use during these events; a state audit released last Tuesday found that the California Department of Motor Vehicles isn’t adequately preventing abuse of disabled parking permits; we also cover the latest in politics; and more.
Fans and scientists alike will participate on Saturday in a national March for Science - will you participate and why? What is the role of politics in science?; we weigh the veracity of DHS Inspector General report saying ICE can’t handle increased deportations; plus, should the Oscars awards categories go gender neutral?; and more, on FilmWeek.
We’ll talk with KTLA pilot reporter Tim Lynn, who has seen hundreds of car chases, about the appeal of the LA car chase; should selling homemade food be legal in California? We discuss a bill that aims to legalize the practice; plus, we ask listeners about their experiences with domestic violence; and more.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck joins AirTalk for his monthly check-in - we'll talk about the latest law enforcement trends and take your questions; plus, the big SCOTUS case Justice Gorsuch will be hearing on church-state separation; and we also want to hear from AirTalk listeners about forgiveness - what helps you to move on, or what haven't you been able to let go of?; and more.
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