FROM Jon Mooallem
Eagle Cam Adventure All over the world, hundreds of wildlife cameras capture bears, birds and fish in real time and stream the footage online. When an eagle in a popular wildlife stream was injured recently, virtual bird-watching turned into a real-life rescue. The episode raised all kinds of questions about wildlife cameras, why we’re drawn to them and how we interact with nature.
Journey to the Center of the World 85-year-old Jacques-André Istel has grandiose plans to build a monument to world history in the California desert. And the project is well underway. We get to know the mayor of Felicity, population two, which has been named the official center of the world.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.