AirTalk for September 27, 2013

Sequoias And Coastal Redwoods Appear To Flourish Despite Climate Change
After five years of silence, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a summary today stating they are 95 percent sure global warming is caused by “human influence.”
McDonalds Offers Real Life Choices Diet In New York City
McDonald’s has announced that it would no longer market junk food to kids and it’s going to include more fruits and vegetables in on its adult menu. The move came after another fast food joint, Burger King, rolled out the lower-calorie French fries it has dubbed “Satisfries.” Apparently, they are 20% healthier but “taste the same.”
What is Sherak’s plan for keeping production in the area?

Meet Tom Sherak, Los Angeles’ first film czar

Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed the Hollywood veteran to be the city’s first film czar and head up the new Entertainment Industry and Production Office. The office is designed to make it easier to film movies and television shows in the city and to lobby for money to boost the California’s film incentive program. Sherak is a familiar face around Hollywood.
Barilla Feeds Thousands Of New Yorkers Free Pasta Dinners As Part Of Its Summer Of Italy Celebration; Donates $20,000 To Food Bank For New York City

Barilla Pasta in hot water after anti-gay comments

Guido Barilla, chairman of the Italy-based pasta brand Barilla, stated in an Italian radio interview that the company would never display gay families in their ads. This led to a firestorm on Twitter by gay rights activists sounding the call to boycott Barilla productions, including pastas, cookies and bread.
"Don Jon" Premiere - Arrivals - 2013 Toronto International Film Festival
Guest host Patt Morrison is joined by KPCC critics Tim Cogshell, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon to review this week’s releases including Don Jon, Baggage Claim, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 and more! TGI-FilmWeek!
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