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You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is the podcast of Esotouric, the offbeat Los Angeles company that turns the notion of guided bus tours on its ear. Each week, join Kim Cooper and Richard Schave on their Southern California adventures, as they visit with fascinating characters for wide-ranging interviews that reveal the myths, contradictions, inspirations and passions of the place. There’s never been a city quite like Los Angeles. Tune in if you’d like to find out why.

You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is the podcast of Esotouric, the offbeat Los Angeles company that turns the notion of guided bus tours on its ear. Each week, join Kim Cooper and Richard Schave on their Southern California adventures, as they visit with fascinating characters for wide-ranging interviews that reveal the myths, contradictions, inspirations and passions of the place. There’s never been a city quite like Los Angeles. Tune in if you’d like to find out why.
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Los Angeles, CA

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You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is the podcast of Esotouric, the offbeat Los Angeles company that turns the notion of guided bus tours on its ear. Each week, join Kim Cooper and Richard Schave on their Southern California adventures, as they visit with fascinating characters for wide-ranging interviews that reveal the myths, contradictions, inspirations and passions of the place. There’s never been a city quite like Los Angeles. Tune in if you’d like to find out why.

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English


Episodes

Episode #132: Illuminating Los Angeles: Elmore Leonard & The Triforium

11/1/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we visit with Gregg Sutter, who for 33 years was the researcher and assistant to writer ElmoreContinue Reading

Duration:02:02:51

Episode #131 : Happening at The Huntington: From Architectural Artifacts to Zen Buddhism

9/30/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we meet some of the interesting people working at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical GardensContinue Reading

Duration:01:44:12

Episode #130: Once Upon A Time At Times Mirror Square

8/30/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with Harry Chandler about his family’s newspaper empire and our upcoming Historic Cultural Monument hearingContinue Reading

Duration:01:39:25

Episode #129: Preserving Dynastic Los Angeles County Landmarks in the 21st Century: The Chandlers’ Times Mirror Square & The Bixbys’ Rancho Los Cerritos

7/30/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with architect and historian Alan Hess about the ongoing Pereira in Peril campaign and ourContinue Reading

Duration:01:56:37

Episode #128: Chronicling Mid-Century Modern Long Beach and Lomaland’s Lovely Relics

6/30/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with Dr. Louise Ivers, architectural historian and preservationist, about her new book, The Remaking ofContinue Reading

Duration:01:55:36

Episode #127: Fighting For the Soul of Los Angeles

5/22/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with preservationist John Girodo about his struggles to preserve Hollywood’s historic built environment as thatContinue Reading

Duration:01:58:48

Episode #126: From Show Caves to Palm Canyons: Treasures of Southern California’s Desert State Park System

4/30/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we get an education from two devoted parks interpreters: LuAnn Thompson shares her favorite things about theContinue Reading

Duration:01:25:34

Episode #125: A Farewell to the Caravan Book Store & The Challenges Facing L.A.

2/20/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with Donald Spivack, former Deputy Director of Policy & Operations for the CRA-LA, about theContinue Reading

Duration:01:31:50

Episode #124: The Symbionese Liberation Army & A Vintage Arcadia Xmas

1/3/2018
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with author Brad Schreiber about his book Revolution’s End: The Patty Hearst Kidnapping, Mind Control,Continue Reading

Duration:01:37:22

Episode #123: The Triforium + Topographic Map: Preserving Joseph Young’s Mid-Century Marvels in the Heart of Downtown Los Angeles

12/7/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month for a special episode dedicated to the iconic Civic Center artworks created by Joseph Young (1919-2007), andContinue Reading

Duration:01:10:16

Episode #122: Bunker Hill & The French Village: Two Lost Los Angeles Neighborhoods Taken By Eminent Domain

10/16/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with Gordon Pattison, Bunker Hill native son, about the reopening of Angels Flight Railway andContinue Reading

Duration:01:46:34

Episode #121: Once Upon A Time in French-Speaking Los Angeles & Early Days of Angels Flight on Old Bunker Hill

9/11/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Once Upon A Time in French-Speaking Los Angeles & Early Days of Angels Flight on Old Bunker Hill Join us this monthContinue Reading

Duration:01:35:11

Episode #120: Boyle Heights Blossoming: Everything’s Different at Ray & Roy’s Market

8/14/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month for an episode dedicated to the vibrant, historic and soulful neighborhood of Boyle Heights, centered on the southeastContinue Reading

Duration:01:13:14

Episode #119: Secrets of Llano del Rio and Utopian Los Angeles

5/8/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month for an episode dedicated to Llano del Rio, the socialist cooperative experiment that hosted its final May DayContinue Reading

Duration:01:09:54

Episode #118: Adventures in the Hollywood Preservation Trenches: Lytton Savings & Frank Sinatra’s Bungalow

4/10/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with preservationist Steve Luftman about his efforts to save Kurt Meyer’s Lytton Savings, a mid-centuryContinue Reading

Duration:01:22:14

Episode #117: SeaView, a Mid-Century Time Modern Capsule on the Palos Verdes Penninsula

3/21/2017
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Download Podcast Episode! Join us as we go deep inside master architect Paul R. Williams’ SeaView tract home development in Rancho Palos Verdes, as architectContinue Reading

Duration:01:18:32

Episode #116: Miracle Mile and a Mid-Century Master

2/7/2017
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Listen to Episode #116! Download Podcast Episode! And we’re back from hiatus! Join us this month as Alan Hess, architect and architectural historian, walks usContinue Reading

Duration:01:29:28

Episode #115: Hollywood Book Culture & Downtown’s Chimney Swifts

9/5/2016
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Listen to Episode #115! Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with acclaimed Hollywood historian and preservationist, the recently deceased Bob Birchard,Continue Reading

Duration:01:34:08

Episode #114: Lures and Snares of Old Main Street

8/9/2016
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Listen to Episode #114! Download Podcast Episode! Join us this month as we talk with Jonathan Shaw, influential tattoo artist and novelist, as he sharesContinue Reading

Duration:01:49:08

Episode #113: Pereira in Peril

7/18/2016
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Listen to Episode #113! Download Podcast Episode! In this special mid-month episode, we’ll talk with Alan Hess, architect and architectural historian, about the imminent threatContinue Reading

Duration:01:27:52