FROM Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard Brings 'Force Majeure' to L.A. Eddie Izzard once ran 43 marathons in 52 days. Now, the British comedian and actor is in the middle of an even bigger endurance test. He’s on what he claims is the most extensive comedy tour ever. It’s called Force Majeure, and it started two years ago. When it’s done he’ll have performed in nearly 30 countries. And you can see it here in L.A. on June 6th at the Hollywood Bowl. Izzard joins Madeleine to discuss his show, his political aspirations and his status as a gender norm-defying trailblazer.
Symbols of protest, lighting up EDM festivals The Women's March made a huge impact, in part because of its widely worn pink knitted "pussyhat." Does the March for Science need its own unifying symbol? Lighting designer Steve Lieberman is "the man behind the lights" for the country's leading electronic music festivals and nightclubs. He talks about his early experiences with rave culture, and what it takes to spark the excitement of today's EDM fans.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
Scathing audit finds UC President's office hid $175 million A state audit says the Office of the President at the University of California has kept secret more than $175 million. The report says salaries are a lot a higher in that office than in comparable offices. The audit comes just months after the UC system won approval for its first tuition hike in six years.
Lead poisoning hits LA County It’s been three years since the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan began. Flint residents are still drinking bottled water. In LA County, there are areas with even higher rates of lead contamination, and in places you wouldn’t expect, like wealthy San Marino.