Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
Marcel the Shell confronts real size of his ambition in new film
At crisis pregnancy centers, info is driven by religion, not science
Utah’s Great Salt Lake is a ticking, ecological time bomb
Abortion pills are safe and legal, even as SCOTUS overturns Roe
Abortion rights end. What could be next for contraception, Biden, Democrats?
Who’s most likely to become homeless? LA uses new prediction tool
Our lives are too controlled: Residents after Larry Ellison buys Lanai island
Mental health crisis is intensifying among CA firefighters
Kill gas tax or give $200 checks? Lawmakers are at odds
More young people identify as trans, but backlash grows to LGBTQ+ visibility
‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae on season 2, stardom and disparity
Juneteenth: Hollywood Bowl welcomes all-Black orchestra for first time
Summit of the Americas: Not all countries of the Americas are there
Takashi Murakami wants to always mask up, is fascinated by NFTs
Vacationing this summer? COVID isn’t. Doctor talks safety precautions
Ads galore, low awareness: Most don’t seem to care about CA primary
Paxlovid helps prevent hospitalization but could produce rebound COVID
History of airport security could be roadmap for gun control
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ soars at box office. Is theater-going back?
Memorial Day special: LA mayoral candidates debate homelessness solutions