bm167 Villaraigosa and Los Angeles

by bicyclemark

He is the first latino mayor of Los Angeles since the 1800s, but Antonio Villaraigosa has a wide appeal and big plans. The dynamic Green LA girl joins me to shed some light on yet another mayor in the ongoing global mayors series.

READ – The Green LA Girl, cause its good for you.

Wikipedia on Mayor Villaraigosa

 

bm123 Tony Pierce on Blogs, Mental Health, and more.

by bicyclemark

Ever since the dawn of the blog era, anytime someone commits a terrible crime and they are bloggers, there is always alot of attention given to that persons writing. Some say it should be taken down and destroyed along with the person. While others see a chance for we the people to read and understand for ourselves, through a previously unknown doorway into the mind.
My friend Tony Pierce of busblog, buzznet, and thoughtmechanics, joins me from Los Angeles to discuss the case of Kevin Underwood, blogger who murdered a little girl in Oklahoma, and what his blog might tell us about how this all came about, and maybe how spot the signs that someone needs help, before it is too late.

AudioCommunique #123 (mp3)

Some Links:
Article in the Norman Transcript about the arraignment
Audio from the World Health Report 2001
Music:
Coheed and Cambria – Always and Never
Death Cab for Cutie – Information Travels Faster
Dave Mathews Band – Out of My Hands
Terry Lee Hale – I remember
Bright Eyes – This is the first day of my life

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