Brand & Martínez is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California.
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Brand & Martínez for August 20, 2012




Actors Denzel Washington (L) and director Tony Scott pose at the afterparty for the premiere of Columbia Pictures'
Actors Denzel Washington (L) and director Tony Scott pose at the afterparty for the premiere of Columbia Pictures' "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3" at the Village Theater on June 4, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
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Welcome to the premiere episode of Brand & Martinez! Today, we take a look back at the life and career of "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who died Sunday night from an apparent suicide.; The Aurora Shooting, one month later; The University of Colorado opens special campus housing for students licensed to carry concealed weapons; A former Alaskan dog sledder gives "urban mushing" a try; Tracing America's love of tuna with writer Andrew Smith; And, finally, inside the fantasy sports industry.