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Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons on 'Veep' Fans of HBO's comedy Veep know Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons as Mike McLintock and Jonah Ryan, members of the President Selina Meyer's frequently inept inner circle. "Veep" cast members Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons at KCRW After five seasons on the Emmy-winning show, they've really gotten to know their characters, as well as the writers who craft the lacerating insults they hurl at their coworkers. This season they're adjusting to both filming in a new location and working with new writers and showrunners. They tell us about that transition and what it's like to be working as an actor in the era of "Peak TV."
Matt Walsh & Timothy Simons on 'Veep' and Pronouncing "Nevada" Matt Walsh and Timothy Simons play Mike McLintock and Jonah Ryan, respectively, on HBO's Veep. They tell us about the experience of starring in a show about a dysfunctional government in the middle of a crazy election year, and working in a new location with a new showrunner for Season 5.
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?
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
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?