FROM Roger Schulman
Blogging in the Business Some of Sutter's favorite TV-biz websites/blogs: TV by the Numbers TV Squad TV Tattle Some of Sutter's favorite crisics' blogs: Tim Goodman Alan Sepinwall Maureen Ryan James Poniewozik Some of Sutter's favorite motorcycle blogs: Biker News Northwest Harley blog Rippin Kitten Fat Bob's blog Some of Sutter's favorite sobriety blogs marychristineg.blogspot.com/ daily-reflections.com/ Other blogs Kurt loves: reedfish.blogspot.com/ visual blog/michael ornstein - mmo22.com/#37956/michael-marisi-ornstein
Who is winning the fight to control LA’s public schools? Twenty-two people were killed by a suicide bomber last night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Who was the terrorist and what does the attack mean for Manchester’s immigrant community? Also, we talk to newly elected LAUSD school board member Kelly Gonez and Alex Caputo-Pearl, head of the LA teachers union, about the most expensive school board race in the country’s history, the conflict between the union and charter school supporters, and the future of LA’s public schools.
Brad Gooch: Rumi's Secret Biographer Brad Gooch reveals that he traveled 2500 miles to trace Rumi's footsteps, learned Persian and spent eight years to write Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love.
Who will lead California's Democratic Party? It’s been a hectic week in politics. There’s been talk of impeachment, Watergate, and Mike Pence’s political action committee. Also, the California Democratic Party is having its convention in Sacramento this weekend, where they’ll talk strategy and pick a new leader.
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.