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

Awesome/Not Awesome with Luke Burbank: Uni-brows and gay Oreos?

by The Madeleine Brand Show

40921 full
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Player Anthony Davis attends the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Luke Burbank, host of the radio show and podcast "Too Beautiful to Live," brings us his wrap-up of the week’s awesome and not awesome news.

Oreo has been revamping their advertising, and released an image of an Oreo cookie with a rainbow filling in honor of gay pride. There have been hundreds of thousands of likes on their Facebook post announcing the cookie, but there are also people promising to boycott the company.

Uni-brow'ed, and proud of it. Anthony Davis, who's suspected to be the number one draft pick by the New Orleans Hornets in the NBA Draft has trademarked the phrases "fear the brow" and "raise the brow" earlier this month, in honor of his fear of tweezers.

Indiana Republican Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock pre-recorded his various responses to the Supreme Court's healthcare ruling, one video for each possible outcome. Those tapes have been leaked and they're on YouTube.

Guest:

Luke Burbank, host of the radio show and podcast "Too Beautiful to Live."

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy Patt Morrison? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC