FROM Jason Schwartzman
Jason Schwartzman: My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea Actor Jason Schwartzman visits The Treatment to talk experimental animation in his new project My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea.
Jason Schwartzman and Woody Jackson Actor Jason Schwartzman (seen at L) was a musician before he began acting, and he still makes music today. Now he's added composer to his repertoire. He and his old friend musician, Woody Jackson (R), teamed up to write the music for the movie Goats . The two talk about how hard it is to get into composing and their hopes that this will lead to more gigs. Plus, Schwartzman recounts the story of how he got cast in the Wes Anderson film Rushmore which launched his acting career.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Lucia Micarelli: An Evening with Lucia Micarelli Violinist and actress Lucia Micarelli visits The Treatment to discuss her emotive performances as she prepares for PBS' An Evening with Lucia Micarelli.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?