Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois and author of Collective Preferences in Democratic Politics : Opinion Surveys and the Will of the People
Investigative reporter at the Hartford Courant
Economist ; Director of Thought Leadership at Dalberg Global Development Advisors , a consulting firm that has worked with a variety of public and private entities to raise living standards in developing countries
Co-Director of Social Security Works and co-chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition and campaign; chair of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and author of The Battle for Social Security : From FDR's Vision to Bush's Gamble
Los Angeles folk singer and activist
Partner at Altoon + Porter Architects
Freelance journalist who has written extensively on US immigration politics for publications including the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation
English electronic music duo
Parent whose children attend Desert Trails Elementary School in Adelanto who opposed the parent trigger petition campaign there
David Alvarado is a documentary filmmaker with a sharp interest in philosophy and science.
Griffith Park Chairperson with the Sierra Club of Southern California
Chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Greater Los Angeles and strategic advisor for Revolvis, a political consulting firm; advisor to El Monte Councilman Juventino Gomez , a Republican who is running for the 1st District of the LA County Board of Supervisors; former campaign staffer for Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush; former Los Angeles Regional Chairman for the 2008 McCain/Palin presidential campaign
KCRW Communications Marketing Manager; producer of KCRW's Bookworm and former producer of Good Food
Managing Editor of Eastern Group Publications , a chain of bilingual newspapers covering East LA's communities
Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Film writer, director and producer
Scholar at the Washington, DC-based Institute for Policy Studies; former senior policy adviser to the Secretary of Energy (1993-1999)
Abdel Monem Said Aly
Director of El Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies , a Middle East-policy think-tank based in Cairo, Egypt
Political analyst, writer, educator and editor with Temas, a Cuban social science and humanities quarterly magazine; former Cuban diplomat
AM and Shawn Lee
Duo comprised of songwriter, musician, composer and producer AM and musician, producer, award-winning video game composer, and multi-instrumentalist Shawn Lee
AM brings a laid back rootsy vibe to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am. Click HERE to Watch Video!
Amadou and Mariam
Musical husband and wife duo Amadou & Mariam will bring the modern sound of Mali to KCRW airwaves when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Chief international correspondent for CNN
Committee Chairwoman for Stop Hermosa Beach Oil
Author, essayist and co-founder of Designmatters at Art Center College of Design.
Brooklyn rockers Amazing Baby have a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Editor-at-Large of The Week , contributing editor at the Atlantic and co-author of Deep State : Inside the Government Secrecy Industry; former White House correspondent for the National Journal
Professor and Director of Environmental science and engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles
Culture and religion writer for Vox
Urban designer and principal of City Design Studio
Co-founder of media startups in Paris and a political science lecturer, he's an Algerian and French dual citizen
Producer of The Organist
Executive producer of the documentary The Square
Creator of RIDE-Arc bicycle tours
Political science professor, with a focus on Brazil and Latin America, at Pittsburgh University
American writer and actor
Senior editor at PandoDaily , an online news site covering the tech world; former Editor of Moscow's
alternative paper, The eXile ; writer for The Nation
Staff attorney and BornPerfect campaign coordinator at National Center for Lesbian Rights
Makhdoom Amin Faheem
Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party and the chairman of the Alliance for the Restoration of Democracy
Professor of Urban Planning and Policy Development at Rutgers University and Director of its Center for Middle Eastern Studies ; Founder and President of the American Iranian Council
ExpressLanes project manager for Metro
Former president of worldwide marketing for Sony , and the general on Oscar campaigns for Memoirs of a Geisha, Closer, Ali and Adaptation; marketing consultant to Revolution Studios
Democratic Assemblyman in the California State Legislature, representing San Francisco; former Supervisor of San Francisco's 9th District and sponsor of the Healthy San Francisco plan
Future Tense fellow at New America
Founder and owner of Nasty Gal, which sells clothing, shoes and accessories for young women
Elementary school teacher turned singer/ songwriter, Amos Lee, performs a batch of new songs from his latest release, Supply and Demand, on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Foreign correspondent for National Public Radio
A geologist, he runs the environmental group SkyTruth.org
Ghanaian TV and print journalist, and host of the current affairs show, Time with David ; Executive Director of Channel Two Communications , a public relations company, he has also served as a political campaign strategist
Comedian and author of Science... For Her!
Attorney to Mikhail Khodorkovsky , former head of Yukos , once the largest oil company in Russia
Frontwoman for the band Stars, Amy Millan ventured out with her solo project and reveals some of her songs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Portuguese fado singer Ana Moura performs live on my show this Sunday at 2 p.m.
She is a fast-rising star in the fado universe, just having completed a brilliant new cd, Para Alem do Saudade (Beyond Sadness). The Rolling Stones were so smitten by her sultry fados (archetypal Portuguese music form) that they recorded a version of their ballad “No Expectations” with her.
This is her debut KCRW performance.
French-Chilean singer, born Anamaría Merino Tijoux
Award-winning science journalist and author of The Man Who Wasn’t There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self
Associate Publisher of the Daily Star , an English-language newspaper based in Beirut, Lebanon
Charlie Jane Anders
Editor of the blog io9; 2012 Hugo Award winner
Kurt Andersen is an author and journalist. He wrote the novel "Turn of the Century" and has contributed to Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and Architectural Record, among other publications.
Director of “Los Angeles Plays Itself,” and film and video faculty at CalArts.
Spokesperson for the Mississippi Valley Division of the Army Corps of Engineers
Associate professor of African American studies at Emory University
Director for Field Operation for the California Department of Housing and Community Development , responsible for building codes and standards
Editor in Chief of Wired magazine and founder of DIY Drones/3D Robotics
psychologist and director of the LGBT office at the American Psychological Association
Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University and Director of its Center for the Study of Violence ; author of Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents : Theory, Research, and Public Policy
Oil drilling consultant with 39 years experience
Professor of Wildlife Biology at the University of California, Davis
Darla K. Anderson
Senior Producer at Pixar whose credits include A Bug's Life, Monsters Inc, Cars and Toy Story 3
Professor and Director of the Center for Hospital Finance and Management at the Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health
Consultant to North American businesses considering investing in China and 'author of Designated Drivers : How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry'
President of the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered
Managing partner of Jeff Anderson & Associates in St. Paul, Minnesota, he has settled numerous sexual abuse lawsuits against the Catholic Church on behalf of thousands of clients
Reporter for the Washington Times; former investigative journalist with LA CityBeat and the LA Weekly
Senior Principal at Populous .
Jon Lee Anderson
Staff writer for the New Yorker magazine
Professor of International Law at American University and a member of the Hoover Institution's Task Force on National Security and Law ; co-author of Speaking the Law which is being published chapter by chapter on the blog "Lawfare"
Executive Director for Californians for Safety and Justice
American actress and songwriter
Maxwell L. Anderson
The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianopolis Musuem of Art
Deputy Editor at Ars Technica and author of The Internet Police : How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed
Reporter covering higher education for the Washington Post
Principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group, a research and consulting firm in East Lansing, Michigan
Paul Thomas Anderson
Fellow at the Heritage Foundation and co-author of What Is Marriage? Man and Woman : A Defense
Fellow at the US Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona and a member of the ChemCam science team for the Curiosity mission; blogger at The Martian Chronicles
Actor and co-artistic director of the Road Theatre Company in the North Hollywood Theater District
Stephen J. Anderson
Director and animator
Southern California correspondent for the Daily Racing Form
Executive Director of the New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative and a Orleans Parish School Board Member
Film writer, director and producer
Since 2002, Frances Anderton has hosted DnA: Design and Architecture, exploring pressing design issues with users, critics and design luminaries. She also assisted with producing KCRW's national and local current affairs shows, To the Point, and Which Way, LA?, hosted by Warren Olney.
Assistant Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University and author of the illustrated exposé, Addicted to War : Why the US Can’t Kick Militarism
Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa and author of Reality TV : The Work of Being Watched
American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist
Chief Economics Correspondent for the New York Times, based in Washington, DC
Historic preservation officer for the Paiute Tribe