Robert Zemeckis and Tom Rothman: The Walk
Robert Zemeckis and Tom Rothman discuss difficulties in large studio filmmaking and the balance of making an "anti-authoritarian" film that the entire family can enjoy.
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Oct 07, 2015
Who Should Pay to Make Apartments "Earthquake Safe?"
When the Sylmar Earthquake brought down concrete apartment houses, 52 people were killed. Sixteen lost their lives when wooden, “soft story” buildings collapsed during the Northridge quake. Today, LA City Council members are looking at earthquake retrofitting proposals tough enough to make history. We hear what’s at stake for landlords and tenants.
Helping Your Community in LA, and 'The Song Machine'
Angelenos are not volunteering as much as they want to. That’s one of the findings in a new poll from USC. And we take a close look at the way today’s top pop music is made.
Hospital Bombing Is a Wake-up Call for Afghanistan
On this, the fourteenth anniversary of America's invasion of Afghanistan, a resurgent Taliban is challenging President Obama's plan to withdraw US forces by the end of next year. Many Afghans have lost all hope, and this weekend's attack on a hospital has compromised US credibility. We look at this week's deadly airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz and America's long role in Afghanistan.
To the Point
"To the Point" is a fast-paced, news-based program that focuses on the hot-button national issues of the day. Hosted by award-winning journalist Warren Olney, the hour-long show presents informative and thought-provoking discussion of major news stories and front-page issues.
Left, Right & Center
KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture.
Which Way, L.A.?
KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.
All Things Considered
National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine.
All Things Considered (Weekend)
National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.
Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.
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BBC World Service
The BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information in English and 32 other languages.
Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
Design and Architecture
A thoughtful look at architecture and design in the modern age.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.
Stories that use the tools of economics to explore hidden side of everything, telling you things you always thought you knew but didn't, and things you never thought you wanted to know, but do.
Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.
Good Food on the Road
KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to.
Get Jonathan Gold's weekly restaurant suggestion sent to your phone. Text the "Good Food" to 69866 and get a text with the name, address and phone number of this week's restaurant.
KCRW’s 'The Business' host Kim Masters breaks down Hollywood's top stories.
Joe Frank: Return Engagement
“Radio noir,” selected from 230-plus hours of Frank's original programs. Each hour can contain a philosophical exploration, an intimate confession, an absurd comedy, a dark tragedy; all of which he takes to the farthest edge while bringing the listener along for the alternately emotional and/or enlightening ride...
KCRW Presents Zocalo Public Square
Zócalo Public Square connects people to ideas and to each other in an open, accessible, non-partisan and broad-minded spirit.
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Which Way, LA? Blog
Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.