FROM Ira Mayer
The Frozen Industrial Complex Disney says it’s sold more than three million dresses based on characters from the animated feature Frozen. And that’s not all. You can now get Frozen themed mouthwash, hot cocoa and knock-off Ugg boots. Walmart sells over 700 Frozen-related products. We look at the merchandising blitz.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
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?