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Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons on 'Veep' Fans of HBO's comedy Veep know Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons as Mike McLintock and Jonah Ryan, members of the President Selina Meyer's frequently inept inner circle. "Veep" cast members Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons at KCRW After five seasons on the Emmy-winning show, they've really gotten to know their characters, as well as the writers who craft the lacerating insults they hurl at their coworkers. This season they're adjusting to both filming in a new location and working with new writers and showrunners. They tell us about that transition and what it's like to be working as an actor in the era of "Peak TV."
Matt Walsh & Timothy Simons on 'Veep' and Pronouncing "Nevada" Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons play Mike McLintock and Jonah Ryan, respectively, on HBO's Veep. They tell us about the experience of starring in a show about a dysfunctional government in the middle of a crazy election year, and working in a new location with a new showrunner for Season 5.
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.”
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."
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
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?