FROM Mark Jordan Legan
Mother's Day Movies Mother’s Day is right around the corner. So, what are you planning to do with Mom this Sunday, after brunch is over? How about sitting down to watch a film that makes you appreciate your mother even more? We have some suggestions for you.
'True Detective' Withdrawal The recent HBO series True Detective was a huge hit. It was the most-watched inaugural season in the network’s history, and the short, 8-episode season left fans wanting more. HBO will release the show on DVD and Blue-ray in June. Until then, though, for passionate fans of gritty serial killer/detective movies, we have some suggested viewing.
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.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?
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?
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.