Podcast Preview: Waxing Poetic at the Bradbury Building


You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is a weekly podcast series produced by Kim Cooper and Richard Schave in which the Esotouric founders talk with L.A. personalities about the city’s myths, contradictions, and inspirations.

This week, Kim and Richard wax poetic with actress Dale Raoul, who chats with them about the Poem Noir-themed LAVA Sunday Salon going on at the city’s historical Bradbury Building. The below clip begins with her sharing a snippet of one such poem, and the mood is instantly set. “It’s wonderful that [the Bradbury is] a famous building so that nothing can ever happen to it,” she goes on to say. “It is our heritage. Being in these halls makes you think of all the movies you’ve seen as a kid, and now to have these poems read here is cool.”

In this exclusive clip, the duo also talk with tile expert Brian Kaiser about the symbolism of custom Ernest Batchelder tiles, which Angelenos can find in the lobby of the John Roebling Sons Building in DTLA’s Arts District. Listen on to learn more…

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Richard and Kim share highlights from the You Can’t Eat the Sunshine podcast every week at CityThink.