The Madeleine Brand Show for May 2, 2012

California Budget

Gov. Brown's budget expectations fall short

John Myers of News10 in Sacramento joins the show to discuss the news that Governor Jerry Brown's expectations for tax revenue fell short by $2 billion.
2012 IFBB Australian Pro Grand Prix XIII - Media Call

Is testosterone replacement the next Viagra?

Baby boomer men have recently become targets in a new push by drug companies to combat low testosterone. Companies like Lilly and Abbott are introducing testosterone replacement drugs — like Androgel — that promise to restore flagging libidos, enhance energy and even combat depression.
Young waitress shows the menu to mature couple

Why are baby boomers obsessed with food?

Peter Mehlman, former Seinfeld writer and card-carrying baby boomer, ruminates on the baby boomer generation.
Mercer 3027

How much is a signature worth?

Jamie Court of Consumer Watchdog joins the show to discuss the high costs behind the workers collecting signatures at the local farmer's market.

John and Ken profiled in this month's Los Angeles Magazine

When you think of AM Talk Radio in Southern California, the first station that usually comes to mind is KFI. It's the most listened to station in the area, with such personalities like Rush Limbaugh, Bill Handel, and John and Ken. Reporter Ed Leibowitz wrote a profile of John and Ken in this month's edition of Los Angeles Magazine and he talks with Madeleine about the successful team.
Dolphin in Wetlands

Luke Burbank looks at the week's awesome and not awesome news

Luke Burbank, host of the podcast "Too Beautiful to Live," brings us his weekly wrap-up of the week’s awesome and not awesome news. This week, Luke talks with Madeleine about bullied dolphins and inebriated joy-riding grandparents.
The Pixies' Perform At The Hammerstein Ballroom

What's the name for the next generation?

KPCC's Josie Huang explains the back story on the names like 'Baby Boomers' and "Milliennials.' What will the next generation be named?
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