The NBA is back! Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker give notes on the restart (3:10). Next, on Listener Mail, they answer the question “Why should I support local newspapers again?” (20:30) Then, L.A. Times writer Gustavo Arellano joins to talk about his experience with reporting, food writing, and growing up in Orange County (36:30). Plus: the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
Media Notes on the NBA’s Return, Listener Mail, and Gustavo Arellano on Covering California
Also, why are local newspapers worth supporting?
The Disappointment All-Stars, LeBron’s Unapproachable 40K, Minnesota Concerns, and Boston’s F-You Game With Ryen Russillo
Plus, how much longer will LeBron play in L.A.?
Brock Bowers On Potentially Playing in N.Y., Plus Marcus Spears Joins, and Matthew Berry Talks Jets and Giants Futures
One of the NFL draft’s top prospects discusses the New York teams
Brian and Jamie also discuss the Celtics’ incredible win streak
Larry is joined by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Antonia Hylton to talk about her latest book