David Mandel

TV writer, producer and director

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David Mandel on KCRW

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We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show.

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The beginning of Season Six of the HBO comedy  Veep  finds Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, assuring the nation in a morning news interview that her post-White House life…

Showrunner David Mandel on 'Veep'

The beginning of Season Six of the HBO comedy Veep finds Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, assuring the nation in a morning news interview that her post-White House life…

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Jolly Old St. Nick is still coming to town this pandemic Christmas — straight to living rooms via Zoom, Skype, etc.

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