This week, master crime writer James Ellroy, the acclaimed author of L.A. Confidential, joins Ashley and Mike to discuss depravity, secrets, and all-around bad behavior among the elite in Hollywood, which is the setting for his big, new novel, Widespread Panic. Plus, there’s a look at new ways to entertain—as well as the post-vaccine explosion of very public P.D.A.’s in New York City. You’ll find all this and much more in this week’s Morning Meeting. Listen by clicking Play below. But be sure to subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode.

Episode 41: Vaxxed and Waxed and Looking for Trouble

Plus, a visit from the keeper of Hollywood secrets, James Ellroy, the master of noir