FROM Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard Brings 'Force Majeure' to L.A. Eddie Izzard once ran 43 marathons in 52 days. Now, the British comedian and actor is in the middle of an even bigger endurance test. He’s on what he claims is the most extensive comedy tour ever. It’s called Force Majeure, and it started two years ago. When it’s done he’ll have performed in nearly 30 countries. And you can see it here in L.A. on June 6th at the Hollywood Bowl. Izzard joins Madeleine to discuss his show, his political aspirations and his status as a gender norm-defying trailblazer.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.
With first DREAMer deported, what's the future of DACA? The first DREAMer has been deported since Donald Trump took office. That’s according to a lawsuit filed in San Diego on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes, who has DACA status. Border agents picked him up in Calexico in February. He was deported after he wasn’t able to produce an I.D.
Scathing audit finds UC President's office hid $175 million A state audit says the Office of the President at the University of California has kept secret more than $175 million. The report says salaries are a lot a higher in that office than in comparable offices. The audit comes just months after the UC system won approval for its first tuition hike in six years.