LA Noir: Arson and ‘Day of the Locust’

 "Day of the Locust"Crime writer and editor of “LA Noir,” Denise Hamilton analyzes the recent spate of fires in Los Angeles.  Finding a trio of interesting characters in the young cop, the German son and his grifter mom.  “The way that the son chose to act out his anger against the authorities… he hit at the car, which is the ultimate symbol of power, of our identity. ” They are characters that Nathaniel West would have written about 80 years ago, desperately trying to make it.”

Listen to her interview with Warren: