We start with a look at the relationship between North Korea and China. Chinese officials are standing up for North Korea in the wake of the Sony hack, but are the close ties between the two countries fraying? Then, a look at North Korean tourism and how much access Western travelers have when visiting that country. In our weekly television roundup we turn to “The Interview” and whether it will ever see the light of day. KCRW DJ Anne Litt shares her picks for the best songs of 2014. And finally, why are L.A.’s streets so cluttered with trash?
North Korea and China, 'The Interview' On Demand and L.A.’s Trash Problem
From this Episode:
Examining North Korea-China Ties
Chinese officials went on the record today about the hack of Sony Pictures, saying that while they oppose cyberattacks, there’s no proof that North Korea is behind it. China...
9 min, 21 sec
Inside North Korea’s Tourism Industry
One thing the international hacking controversy has highlighted is the vast cultural gap between the U.S. and North Korea. North Korea is notoriously hard to access as a...
6 min, 55 sec
Will 'The Interview' Ever See the Light of Day?
Even people who wouldn’t normally be into bro-mantic comedies are now eager to see The Interview, the Seth Rogen film that’s created an international uproar. But despite the...
9 min, 42 sec
The Best Songs of 2014
This is the season of the “Best Of” list and KCRW is not immune. The station’s DJs have compiled their much-awaited “Best Albums of 2014.” Madeleine recently sat down with...
12 min, 52 sec