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The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR

Founded in 1925 by business leaders, entertainment figures and politicians, the Los Angeles Breakfast Club is the weekly gathering place for those seeking camaraderie and those who love the history and culture of Los Angeles.

Sep 8, 2019

We were all set to release this audio time travel exploration of the history, happenings and colorful characters that comprise the 94 year story of the one and only club of hospitality when word came to us that longtime Breakfast Clubber (and former club president) Darrell Hughes had died. So, this month's show begins with a tribute to Darrell courtesy of our beloved Reverend Barbara Adams.

Our exercise guru Carole Nese introduces Doug Spice, who discusses L.A.'s aviation history.

Renaissance woman Mandy Lacy introduces Dr. Tilly Hinton, who celebrates the indelible geographical feature that is the Los Angeles River.

Globe-trotting academic Charles Coulombe introduces City Controller Ron Galperin, who ... Tells us what a controller does.

Renowned 3-D expert Eric Kurland introduces Suzanne Lloyd, the granddaughter of true Hollywood royalty, Harold Lloyd, who regales us with tales of her grandfather's passion for 3-D photography.

Pop culture maven Kevin Segall introduces and interviews rock star turned magician Rob Zabrecky.

Host Phil Leirness gets better acquainted with special guest Jonathan Reich.

All that plus Club President Lily Leirness initiates two new members into the Democracy of Ham an' Eggs and previews the upcoming events at the Shrine of Friendship, and several mystery guests treat us to a rousing musical performance.