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Ed Ruscha keeps on keepin' on




Ed Ruscha (left) and The Frame hist John Horn at the artist's Culver City studio.
Ed Ruscha (left) and The Frame hist John Horn at the artist's Culver City studio.
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On today's show:

Ed Ruscha talks!

(Starts at 8:38)

His signature works are paintings that reproduce words, but during this tour of his studio with John Horn, the artist speaks plainly and eloquently for himself.

Is CBS turning the tide?

(Starts at 1:05)

In a column titled: "Not the fall CBS expected: 'Murphy Brown' returns as Les Moonves exits," L.A. Times theater critic Lorraine Ali examines how the network's historically male-heavy lineup is finally changing. She joins John Horn to discuss the network's fortunes.

Getting the big — and small — picture on the FBI (part two)

(Starts at 20:06)

The FBI has been in the news since the firing of agent Peter Strzok, who was caught trash-texting then-candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. That’s just the latest in our long, strange history with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. And there’s an interesting parallel history in how the FBI has been portrayed in fictional film and TV. The Frame contributor Tim Greiving has the scoop. (part 2)