Brian Doherty | KCET
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).
Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.
He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.
Post date: 2010-10-29T02:32:50-07:00
Pro- and anti-Proposition 19 forces plan a final ad blitz for Tuesday's election, though polls show the formerly strong adult marijuana legalization measure (which will allow localities to tax and regulate it as they please) losing support.
Post date: 2010-10-28T00:32:07-07:00
In the wake of a new indictment of a Vernon city official, the tiny (pop. 90), corruption-prone city south of downtown L.A. is facing an attack from L.A. County D.A. (and Republican state Attorney General candidate) Steve Cooley on its very existence a...
Post date: 2010-10-20T01:23:54-07:00
Facing a crushing pension obligation problem, Mayor Villaraigosa tries to save the city's future by suggesting a mild reform of pension outlays for future police and firefighter hires.
Post date: 2010-10-18T07:31:30-07:00
I was recently annoyed to find another block of Hollywood's nightlife area (at Cahuenga between Sunset and Hollywood) barred from nighttime parking entirely, part of a long-continuing tightening of legal or affordable parking in that area that depends...
Post date: 2010-10-15T07:01:17-07:00
As Proposition 23, which would overturn California's 2006 Global Warming Solutions Act, is being outspent nearly two to one by its environmentalist enemies.
Post date: 2010-10-14T07:35:08-07:00
The "Downtown 2020" summit presented of an L.A. downtown denser with people and culture and entertainment options. But who would pay, and who would profit, from this vision?