FROM Joshua Topolsky
Joshua Topolsky on the Convergence of Tech and Entertainment Joshua Topolsky, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Verge and resident tech consultant for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, joins us for a sort of tutorial. He surveys with Kim the devices and services that bring TV shows and movies into our living rooms today and speculates on what will last going in to the future. From binge viewing to streaming on boxes like Apple TV, Xbox , Sony PlayStation and the Roku box, the choices are many. How to sort through what does what. Plus, he addresses which services -- Netflix , Hulu , Amazon streaming -- rival old fashioned cable.
In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
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.”