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A companion podcast to L.A. Times columnist Patt Morrison's weekly interview series "Patt Morrison Asks."
Patt Morrison is a longtime Los Angeles Times writer and columnist who has a share of two Pulitzer Prizes. Her broadcasting work has won six Emmys and 11 Golden Mikes. Her book about the Los Angeles River was a bestseller, and she was the first woman in nearly 25 years to be honored with the L.A. Press Club’s lifetime achievement award. Pink’s, the legendary Hollywood hot dog stand, named its veggie dog after her.

Patt Morrison Asks Los Angeles Times

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A companion podcast to L.A. Times columnist Patt Morrison's weekly interview series "Patt Morrison Asks."
Patt Morrison is a longtime Los Angeles Times writer and columnist who has a share of two Pulitzer Prizes. Her broadcasting work has won six Emmys and 11 Golden Mikes. Her book about the Los Angeles River was a bestseller, and she was the first woman in nearly 25 years to be honored with the L.A. Press Club’s lifetime achievement award. Pink’s, the legendary Hollywood hot dog stand, named its veggie dog after her.

    Introducing Patt Morrison's new podcast "It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders"

    Introducing Patt Morrison's new podcast "It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders"

    From Los Angeles Times writer and columnist Patt Morrison comes “It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders.” This fascinating new true-crime podcast follows the case of Betty Broderick, who thought she had a perfect life. Until her husband left. Five years later, Betty killed him and his new wife. Thirty years later, we still can’t look away.

    From the LA Times team behind Dirty John, Man In The Window and Chasing Cosby, this is “It Was Simple: The Betty Broderick Murders.” As you listen to this special preview, subscribe now:: https://link.chtbl.com/Gu_cpU2d

    • 4 min
    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

    Patt Morrison talks with Pop Science editor Corrine Iozzio. 

    • 13 min
    “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?

    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.

    • 20 min
    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?

    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."

    • 16 min
    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

    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. 

    • 17 min
    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?

    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.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

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Patt Morrison doing what she does best, asking all the questions we want answers to and doing it with her panache and style!

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