The Madeleine Brand Show

The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by Madeleine Brand

Dinner Party Download: IMDB sued, 'Take on Me' and The Very Large Array

by The Madeleine Brand Show

26783 full
The Very Large Array is getting an upgrade in technology and nomenclature ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam, hosts of The Dinner Party Download podcast, join Madeleine for some tantalizing topics to kick off your next get-together: A 40-year-old actress is suing Amazon for publishing her real age, scientists are asking for help in giving a telescope a sexier name than "The Very Large Array" and today, "Take On Me" hit number one on the pop charts.


Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam are the Dinner Party Download guys. You can get more of their take on news and culture at their website.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy The Madeleine Brand Show? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC