Patt Morrison Asks

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Sinopsis

"Patt Morrison Asks," once a column by LA Times columnist Patt Morrison, is now a podcast!

Episodios

  • Pop Sci editor Corinne Iozzio: a 19th-century magazine goes all 21st century on COVID-19 and more

    Pop Sci editor Corinne Iozzio: a 19th-century magazine goes all 21st century on COVID-19 and more

    14/04/2020 Duración: 13min

    Patt Morrison talks with Pop Science editor Corrine Iozzio. 

  • “World War Z” ‘s Max Brooks: For years, we’ve made plans for this crisis. Why haven’t we used them?

    “World War Z” ‘s Max Brooks: For years, we’ve made plans for this crisis. Why haven’t we used them?

    31/03/2020 Duración: 20min

    Patt Morrison talks with actor and author Max Brooks about the coronavirus and social distancing. Max Brooks has a new book "Devolution" to release next month.

  • Birdman Steve Holmer: with 3 billion birds vanishing from North American skies in 50 years, how do we keep them flying?

    Birdman Steve Holmer: with 3 billion birds vanishing from North American skies in 50 years, how do we keep them flying?

    17/03/2020 Duración: 16min

    Patt Morrison talks with Steve Holmer who has over 25 years of experience working to conserve endangered wildlife. Steve heads the American Bird Conservancy who's motto is "bring back the birds."

  • Science writer Laura Spinney: how the 1918 flu epidemic gives us clues to our coronavirus reaction

    Science writer Laura Spinney: how the 1918 flu epidemic gives us clues to our coronavirus reaction

    10/03/2020 Duración: 17min

    Patt Morrison talks with Laura Spinney a British science journalist, novelist, and non-fiction writer. Her latest book is Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World. 

  • USC’s Mindy Romero: can Super Tuesday see super turnouts of young, Latino and Asian-American voters?

    USC’s Mindy Romero: can Super Tuesday see super turnouts of young, Latino and Asian-American voters?

    25/02/2020 Duración: 13min

    Patt Morrison talks with Mindy Romero the founder and director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, in Sacramento.

  •  Author Andrea McDonnell: Kobe Bryant and the fickle nature of fame

    Author Andrea McDonnell: Kobe Bryant and the fickle nature of fame

    20/02/2020 Duración: 14min

    Patt Morrison talks with Author Andrea McDonnell. Andrea teaches communications and media studies at Emmanuel College in Boston and  is co-author of the book Celebrity : A History of Fame.   

  • Sacramento’s Daniel Zingale: the retiring adviser to governors leaves behind one last to-do list

    Sacramento’s Daniel Zingale: the retiring adviser to governors leaves behind one last to-do list

    11/02/2020 Duración: 19min

    Patt Morrison talks with Daniel Zingale a top advisor to the last three governors and to Maria Shriver, and a veteran of the Jerry Brown 1.0 administration. Zingale has also been founding director of California’s managed health care department, executive director of AIDS Action, and a top official at the California Endowment.

  • Recycling guru Richard Gertman: let’s come clean about recycling, and rethink our consumer habits

    Recycling guru Richard Gertman: let’s come clean about recycling, and rethink our consumer habits

    04/02/2020 Duración: 16min

    Patt Morrison talks with Richard Gertman. Gertman has been recognized nationwide as a pioneer in the integrated waste management field.

  • Elections guru Richard Hasen: Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy 2020

    Elections guru Richard Hasen: Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy 2020

    28/01/2020 Duración: 16min

    Patt Morrison talks with Richard Hasen an American legal scholar and expert in legislation, election law and campaign finance.

  • Intelligence veteran Malcolm Nance’s grand slam: President Trump, the military, and Putin’s Russia

    Intelligence veteran Malcolm Nance’s grand slam: President Trump, the military, and Putin’s Russia

    14/01/2020 Duración: 15min

    Patt Morrison talks with former United States Navy senior chief petty officer specializing in naval cryptology. Malcolm is an American author and media commentator on terrorism, intelligence, insurgency, and torture. 

  • Scott Galloway: California’s gig economy, privacy laws will be the nation’s “heavyweight prizefight”

    Scott Galloway: California’s gig economy, privacy laws will be the nation’s “heavyweight prizefight”

    07/01/2020 Duración: 17min

    Patt Morrison talks with Scott Galloway best selling author and professor of marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business. 

  • Composer, writer, “Python” comedian Eric Idle: his anarchic humor heads for the Huntington archives

    Composer, writer, “Python” comedian Eric Idle: his anarchic humor heads for the Huntington archives

    24/12/2019 Duración: 15min

    Patt Morrison talks with comedian, actor, author, and musician Eric Idle. Eric Idel is the writer, for the music and lyrics , of the Broadway musical Spamalot.

  • Rep. Karen Bass: Impeach or not, Congress must fix democracy’s “serious weaknesses” exposed by Trump

    Rep. Karen Bass: Impeach or not, Congress must fix democracy’s “serious weaknesses” exposed by Trump

    17/12/2019 Duración: 16min

    Patt Morrison takes with Congresswomen Bass about Trumps impeachment and several other issues facing Americans.

  • Director Scott Z. Burns: why “The Report” on CIA torture interrogation needed to be a feature film

    Director Scott Z. Burns: why “The Report” on CIA torture interrogation needed to be a feature film

    10/12/2019 Duración: 17min

    Patt Morrison talks with American screenwriter, producer, and director Scott Z. Burns on his latest film "The Report".

  • GOP strategist Rick Wilson: warning signs and wreckage of Trump’s “loud, messy, ugly” 2020 campaign

    GOP strategist Rick Wilson: warning signs and wreckage of Trump’s “loud, messy, ugly” 2020 campaign

    03/12/2019 Duración: 15min

    Patt Morrison talks with Rick Wilson a Republican political strategist, media consultant and author. Rick Wilson the author of "Everything Trump Touches Dies" is a back with his book "Running Against the Devil: A Plot to Save America from Trump‑‑and Democrats".

  • Lawyer Linda Coberly: what happens if the Equal Rights Amendment makes it into the Constitution?

    Lawyer Linda Coberly: what happens if the Equal Rights Amendment makes it into the Constitution?

    26/11/2019 Duración: 14min

    Patt Morrison talks with Linda Coberly managing partner of Winston & Strawn on Equal Rights Amendment.

  • Activist Holly Jacobs on “revenge porn” and, post-Katie Hill, a federal law to protect victims

    Activist Holly Jacobs on “revenge porn” and, post-Katie Hill, a federal law to protect victims

    05/11/2019 Duración: 16min

    Patt Morrison talks with activist Holly Jacobs on non-consensual pornography or "revenge porn", and why it should be a federal crime. Holly Jacobs is the founder of Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and has previously served as the organization's President and Executive Director.

  • ACLU’s Matt Cagle: facial ID software opens your phone but can open you up to privacy intrusions

    ACLU’s Matt Cagle: facial ID software opens your phone but can open you up to privacy intrusions

    29/10/2019 Duración: 11min

    Patt Morrison talks with Matt Cagle.

  • Google ex-chief Eric Schmidt: why the market is the go-to answer for what ails the internet

    Google ex-chief Eric Schmidt: why the market is the go-to answer for what ails the internet

    22/10/2019 Duración: 21min

    Patt Morrison talks with Eric Schmidt former CEO of Google and former Executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet.

  • China scholar Kenneth Pomeranz: why that NBA team manager’s tweet struck such a raw nerve there

    China scholar Kenneth Pomeranz: why that NBA team manager’s tweet struck such a raw nerve there

    15/10/2019 Duración: 18min

    Patt Morrison talks with Kenneth Pomeranz a Professor of Modern Chinese History at the university of Chicago.

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