We talk to the creators behind Spider-Verse (they also worked on The Lego Movie and its sequel) about how they successfully brought new heroes to an already-crowded multiplex. Want to support 1A? .
The News Roundup for February 15, 2019
From a national emergency to issues of press freedom around the world, we recap the week's top stories. Want to support 1A? and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.
Love In The Time Of Retirement
Many Americans are finding themselves single later in life. Some choose to live alone, and many like it that way. Others who wish to date are facing a rapidly changing scene for dating and romance. In honor of Valentine's Day, we'll talk about what it means to be single and dating in your fifties and older. Want to support 1A? .
A Year After Parkland
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead. Some of the survivors — Emma Gonzales, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky and others — have turned their mourning into action, marking a changing wind for gun laws around the nation. We spoke with David Cullen, author of Parkland: Birth of a Movement and Columbine , who spent time getting to know the students and families affected by the Parkland shooting. Want to support 1A? .
The Value Of Truth: How To Keep News In Business
Last month, sites like Vice, HuffPost and BuzzFeed laid off more than 2,000 people. Frontrunners in the digital news arena, they were supposed to thrive where newspapers had declined. What's going on in the business of news? And how might these companies get you to sustain them in different ways, including paying for their content? Want to support 1A? .