Over the weekend, more than 100 civilians were massacred in Syria. Andrew Tabler, senior fellow at The Washington Institute, joins the show to explain more about the events over the weekend and the international reaction.
This week music critic Drew Tewksbury reviews the Christian revivalist sounds of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Their new album is called 'Here', which follows on the heels of their wildly successful, self-titled, 2009 album.
The Madeleine Brand Show, exclusively on 89.3 KPCC, 89.1 KUOR and 90.3 KVLA, captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about. Hosted by Madeleine Brand, and produced by Kristen Muller, Steve Proffitt and Sanden Totten, the show includes regular segments like Weird L.A. - highlighting a person, place or thing that you've never heard about, but probably should; Parenting on the Edge - a weekly discussion on the challenges and pitfalls of raising kids; as well as regular contributors like Luke Burbank, Rico Gagliano, Brendan Newnam and John Moe to help dissect culture, technology and business news.