Off the Block
A trip to jail, even a short stint, can upend many lives - the inmate, their loved ones, and their children among others. This series traces the path from city block to jail block and back.
Left, Right & Center
Weekly half-hour program providing “A civilized yet provocative antidote to the screaming talking heads of political debate" streaming & podcasting at KCRW.com.
Guest DJ Project
KCRW's Guest DJ Project invites an array of cultural luminaries to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them with a KCRW DJ.
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Experiments with sound and style that allow science to fuse with culture and information to sound like music...
Our world is saturated in color, but it's hard to put your finger on how something so intangible can have such a visceral punch.
Jul 29, 2012
Radiolab stares down the very moment of passing, and speculates about what may lay beyond...
Jul 22, 2012
This hour, Radiolab embraces stochasticity, a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness, which may be at the very foundation of our lives.
Jul 15, 2012
Chimps. Bonobos. Humans. We're all great apes. We take a look at what happens when we all try to live together.
Jul 08, 2012
Ghosts, ghouls, shades from the past...
Jul 01, 2012
When Brains Attack!
Strange stories of brains that lead their owners astray, knock them off balance, and, sometimes, propel them to do amazing things.
Jun 24, 2012
We dive into the messy mystery in the middle of us. What's going on down there?
Jun 17, 2012
The walls are closing in, you've got no way out...and then, suddenly, you escape! Stories about traps, getaways, perpetual cycles, and staggering breakthroughs.
Jun 10, 2012
The Bad Show
Cruelty, violence, badness... We wrestle with the dark side of human nature, and ask whether it's something we can ever really understand, or fully escape.
Jun 03, 2012
The great mysteries all have a shadowy figure that sets things in motion and holds the key to how the story unfolds. In epidemiology, this character is called Patient Zero.
May 27, 2012
We look at some of the surprising ways loops steer our lives, and asks what happens when we disturb them.
May 20, 2012
A good game can make you feel like your whole life hangs in the balance. Why do we get so invested in something so trivial? What makes them feel so pivotal?
May 13, 2012
Talking to Machines
What can machines tell us about being human? Jad and Robert meet humans and robots who are trying to connect, and blur the line.
May 06, 2012
Learn how the brain processes sound and meet a composer who uses computers to capture the musical DNA of dead composers in order to create new work....
Apr 29, 2012
Desperately Seeking Symmetry
The search for order and balance in the world – how symmetry shapes our very existence, from the origins of the universe, to what we see when we look in the mirror.
Jan 29, 2012
The Soul Patch
Stories of unlikely (and surprisingly simple) answers to seemingly unsolvable problems.
Jan 22, 2012
Design & Architecture Blog
Explores who and what matters in our designed world – on air, online and at public events. Host Frances Anderton talks to designers, users and experts about products, fashion, buildings and more, in Los Angeles and beyond.
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