The Madeleine Brand Show for March 1, 2012

Iranian on computer
As the national election nears, Iran tightens Internet restrictions. Technology journalist Cyrus Farivar joins the show to discuss the information crackdown.
Andrew Breitbart
Conservative commentator and internet blogger Andrew Breitbart has died of natural causes. He was the founder of political websites, Big Hollywood, Big Government, Big Journalism, and Big Peace.
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

How Mazda's Lorax campaign went awry

Mazda hoped the Lorax could lend his eco-credibility to another cause, the Mazda CX-5 SUV. But fans of the Lorax — from parents to environmental advocates — are not pleased.
Sushi Nozawa

Sushi Nozawa closes its doors after 25 years

The sushi nazi has retired. After 25 years, Kazunori Nozawa of Sushi Nozawa in Studio City served his last albacore sashimi yesterday.
The new exhibition is called "Trouble in Paradise." KPCC's Sanden Totten finds out why the contradiction fits L.A. and speaks with music pioneers from after WWII.
John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the technology world.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Introduce Albert Pujols
The Sklars, Randy and Jason, join Madeleine for their weekly look at the world of sports.
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