At the Castro Theatre last night, Airplane! — one of the funniest movies of all time — was honored as part of the San Francisco Sketchfest festival. Forum’s Michael Krasny today talked to the movie’s creators, David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, about the film and the roots of their comedy. Interesting tidbit: David […]
WATCH THE JUNE 15 LUNAR ECLIPSE HERE Previous post Night of the Eclipse is now over, and apparently, despite the weather, it did not disappoint. The event marked the first time that a lunar eclipse coincided with the winter solstice since 1638. If you missed it, KTVU TV has some very nice raw video up […]
On the heels of Jerry Brown’s budget summit in Sacramento, on Forum this morning Dave Iverson talked with Kevin Yamamura of the Sacramento Bee and Evan Halper of the LA Times about the state’s gloomy fiscal outlook. Check here for the show archive, which should be up later in the day. Also, listen to KQED […]
UPDATE 11:38 a.m. Here are details from Don Perata’s press conference, as reported to us by Richard Gonzales of NPR, who attended: Perata was gracious in his concession to Quan. He will not challenge the results. He said he thought the election was fair but that he didn’t realize it could be “gamed.” When pressed […]
If you missed Forum today, Michael Krasny discussed yesterday’s injunction against the military discharging service members under its Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Guests were Aaron Belkin, director of the Palm Center at UC Santa Barbara, and John Arquilla, director of the Information Operations Center at the Naval Postgraduate School. LISTEN HERE.
Twitter comments about Abel Maldonado’s performance on Forum today are scathing. Forum producer Judy Campbell tells me she was surprised by the shrillness Maldonado exhibited, as he came across as a lot more polished on his previous appearance on the show in January.