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Stars Matthew Reese and an origin story for the legendary criminal defense lawyer. New episodes Air Sundays at 9 p.m. On HBO or Strain it on HBO next. In Los Angeles on Congress Monday. Today the 13th of July is always to have you along, everybody we have come upon. In these strangest of strange days. What might well be the strangest corporate earnings season we're ever going to get over the next couple of weeks. We're going to hear from publicly traded companies how they did. April through June or in virus speak in the worst of the crisis. So far, I guess I should say and honestly. It's anybody's guess There is no crystal ball for this. That's Andrea Eisfeld. She's an economist at the University of California, Los Angeles. In a state of heightened uncertainty, usually investors sort of You. No worry for the worst right here. There's a sort of hoping for the best in the face. It has to be said of a lot of evidence, the latest dose of which came this afternoon from California Governor Gavin Newsom, ordering some of the reopening in this state. Too. Close restaurants, hair salons. Jim's among them a lot of the things that we were worried about, like reopening too soon having to shut down again. As a lot of epidemiologists and economists were telling us was going to happen. One more thing to remember about all the earnings reports. We're going to see the next couple of weeks. That doesn't take into account anything about the investment spending, you know, that has Surely declined precipitously. So even if we have demand Returning. We haven't been investing in future growth. Future growth is going to come. We should be clear about that. It's just a question of when And of how much directly related to that future growth. That is, although I will tell you we didn't plan it this way when we were putting the show together, but directly related to that future growth. Is this country's mask. Problem Science tells us wearing a mask is our best defense politics from the White House has tangled that message badly, and it's become more difficult than it should be to get the truth out. So local governments and companies have turned to the magic of marketing and advertising to tryto unmixed the message marketplaces Kristen Schwab takes a look at whether the fine art of persuasion can bit people. The mask up back. In May, New York launched a competition for ads persuading people to wear masks. There were more than 600 entries. The winner is a riff on the famous I Heart New York City when we show up in the mask was showing up for each.