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Will University of Missouri's Michael Sam be the NFL's first openly gay player? Then, writer P.J. O'Rourke on his latest book: "The Baby Boom," a look at the merits of mandatory flu shots and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's plan to 'lean in' to stock photography. Next, what can be done to decrease wrong-way driving accidents? Later, Larry talks with the Oscar-nominated production designer behind '12 Years a Slave.'
Last April's PG&E power grid assault is causing energy security concerns. Twitter's first earnings report leads to drops in stock prices. What does this mean for the company's future? It's FilmWeek on AirTalk! We take a look at The Monuments Men, The Lego Movie, A Field in England and more!
The ACLU of Southern California is suing the LA County Board of Supervisors over putting a cross back on the County's seal. Next, how to date effectively online and a look at the insurance grey area for rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. Then, a look at the Olympics kick-off in Sochi. Later, the merits of modern long-form journalism.
CVS has announced that the store will no longer carry cigarettes by October 2014. The New York Times published a controversial letter from Dylan Farrow. Was it ethical for the Times to publish a piece like this? Later, "American Hustle" production designer, Judy Becker, joins Larry to discuss creating the grifter's world.
A new House Republican drought bill could greatly impact the central valley. The State Department released a new report that says the Keystone XL Pipeline would not significantly impact carbon pollution. Should the US allow construction of the Pipeline? Later, Oscar nominated production designer KK Barrett joins Larry in-studio to discuss bringing "Her" to life.
The CA Senate voted for a ballot measure that would allow colleges to consider race and gender in admissions. What's best for California students? Then, we reflect on the career and life of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman--who passed away yesterday at 46. Next, corporate sponsors of the Sochi Olympics are taking some heat from protesters--will it have any lasting impact? Later, a look at car-to-car communication technology and a review of yesterday's Super Bowl commercials.