The Team

Timothy is the host of “THE BIGGER PICTURE with Timothy Spangler,” which airs each Sunday evening (10pm to midnight) on KRLA 870AM ( The show focuses on the humorous and absurd aspects of international affairs and global events, for a new generation of talk radio listeners who have grown up on programs like “The Daily Show,” “The Colbert Report,” “The Soup” and “Tosh.O.” Past guests have included Edward Norton, Stevie Wonder, Jim Kerr of Simple Minds, Nobel Peace Prize scientist Woodrow Clark II, as well as a variety of actors, musicians, filmmakers and authors. Recently returned to Southern California after 12 years living in London, Timothy brings a unique perspective on the world to his listeners. Four the past four years, he has written a weekly OpEd column on foreign affairs for The Orange County Register, which has been nationally syndicated by CREATORS since May 2012 ( He also writes for the New Yorker ( Spangler) as well as the Guardian UK ( Having spent two decades working as a lawyer on Wall Street and in the City of London, Timothy also brings to THE BIGGER PICTURE his personal insights on the intersection of finance and politics in the 21st century. He is the author of the bestselling nonfiction book, ONE STEP AHEAD ( which was published in the United States and Britain in October 2013 and has received strong positive notice in all four “long-lead” reviews (Booklist, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal), a rare achievement from a first-time author. Timothy is an Adjunct Professor at the UCLA School of Law.


Co-host of THE BIGGER PICTURE, Dave is a writer, marketer, actor and author living in Los Angeles. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles department of English Literature, Mr. Fisher applies his command of the English language to the promotion of third party business services to the alternative investment industry. An avid student of history, Dave is always eager to point out how stupidly often we’ve been through all this before, whatever it is. Be it military adventures in the middle east, persecution of political minorities in South America or vomiting in the lap of Asian heads of state, the world just never seems to learn.


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Phillip, named by Timothy as the “musical acionado and conscious of the African American community” – is the other co-host on THE BIGGER PICTURE. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles in Political Science and received his law degree from University of Southern California Law School. His law practice specializes in special education law and he has lectured on the subject as faculty for National Business Institute and a variety of other organizations. He has been a member of various blues, rock and alternative bands in Southern California for the past two decades. He has played in many notable venues, some of which are: the “Whisky a Go Go”, “The Roxy”, and the “Rainbow Room” on the Sunset Strip. Also, fond of travelling, Phil has played around the world throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia.

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Lacie is THE BIGGER PICTURE’s Production Producer. She currently attends California State University Los Angeles where she is majoring in Television-Film-Media Studies opt. Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Media Marketing. Her overall goal is to have a talk show like “Ellen” and “Oprah”.

Alex Steimer is THE BIGGER PICTURE’s phone call guru and video-editor. Alex
was born in San Gabriel, Ca. and is a California State University Los Angeles graduate. His major is in Television-Film-Media with an opt. in Broadcast Journalism. Alex loves radio, theatre and enjoys video games.

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  • June 25, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Really the Lakers?!?!?

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