FROM David Sousa
Animal Trainers We travel to the ranch of Birds & Animals Unlimited , an agency that has managed feathered and furry talent working in Hollywood for 40 years. Kim Masters talks with Mathilde de Cagney, the animal trainer specializing in dogs whose credits include TV shows like Frasier and movies like Marley & Me, Hugo and Beginners; and David Sousa, an animal trainer who's worked with the owls on the Harry Potter films and the reindeer in Fred Claus. Mathilde de Cagney telling Kim how she works with Clyde, aka 'Marley,' of Marley & Me David Sousa with Crash the Owl. This is the same kind of owl that Sousa trained for the Harry Potter movies Mathilde de Cagney with a goat she trained for the Sacha Baron Cohen movie, The Dictator
'Dandelion and Quince,' food and crime, 'All About Eggs' Sarah Lohman talks about the murder and historic recipes that form the backbone of her new book, “Ohio 1910,” and Rachel Khong shares highlights from Lucky Peach’s last cookbook, “All About Eggs.” Michelle Mckenzie tells us how to cook oft-forgotten fruits, veggies and herbs, and Jonathan Gold reviews AR Cucina in Culver City. Plus: raspberries at the market and a special guest DJ set from Alton Brown.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyonce take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”