Larry Wines: To expect Bernie’s legions to capitulate isn’t a matter of abandoning their candidate. It’s antithetical to their vision, their hope, their world view and philosophy.
Larry Wines: There’s breaking news that 150+ countries are signing-on to tackle the climate crisis. You can even take part in that.
Larry Wines: Prince embodied the artist who pursues art for what it tells you about yourself. Not for what you can put up in lights and say “look at me.”
Larry Wines: In the brief two-and-a-half years of its existence, it has produced more top journalism award-winning original programs than everybody else, combined.
Larry Wines: Some years — like election years — make us more desperate for escape than others. In 1912, especially rancorous presidential campaign politics were an obsession for some, and a challenge to sanity for others.
Larry Wines: A California campaign seeks an end run to restrain runaway political spending in the Golden State. Twice stymied by the California Supreme Court, that statewide campaign re-launches today.
Larry Wines: It took no time for North Carolina to immediately lose business with cancellation of conventions and removal of North Carolina from lists of states under consideration to host a vast variety of events.[
Larry Wines: Hillary has yet to score a lopsided win that compares to Bernie’s. But that didn’t humble her “Triumph in Nevada” speech. Hillary Wins Nevada
Larry Wines: This morning, S.E. Cupps gave her lucid characterization of the Democratic debate and indeed, the Democratic primary race, saying concisely, “Bernie is a cause. Hillary is a corporation.” Goofy Republican Candidates
Larry Wines: Answer to a film about head injuries caused by football? Better to book some pop music people to gyrate their tushes. And get a winning quarterback to say he’s going to go thank God and drink lots of Budweiser. Lady Gaga
Larry Wines: We can’t overstate the loss in this election year, when everybody else with a tv camera behaves like a heroin addict chasing their pusher, who, invariably, is a bloviating politician, delivering only the illusion of their opiate, doing a phoner.
Larry Wines: Beverley Hills, Burbank, and Glendale—all surrounded by LAUSD territory—each operate independent school districts and decided not to close their schools, feeling the threat was not directed toward their students or campuses.
Larry Wines: Throw in a media insider’s (reality TV star’s) understanding that lets you evoke “I’m-as-mad-as-hell-and-I’m-not-going-to-take-this-anymore,” the iconic Howard Beale from “Network,” and you get Donald Trump.