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If you’re a fan of NPR, then you probably already love Sam Sanders. Perhaps he kept you (somewhat) sane through his coverage of the 2016 election cycle.

If you’re a fan of NPR, then you probably already love Sam Sanders. Perhaps he kept you (somewhat) sane through his coverage of the 2016 election cycle. Maybe he’s always been one of your favorite guests on Pop Culture Happy Hour .

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MBE: Sept. 24: Sam Sanders shares music picks with a twist

Sam Sanders is a new member of the KCRW Family. His fun and informative show “ It’s Been a Minute ” now airs Saturday mornings right here.

Why is LA so hot on flying cars? Look to Hollywood and ‘The Jetsons’

From “Back to the Future” to “The Jetsons,” when pop culture imagines the future, it often includes flying cars.

From haunted hayrides to pumpkin patches, here are SoCal events worth checking out this fall

There are plenty of fun outdoor activities to do to celebrate autumn in Southern California.

Stealthily removing a condom during sex would be a civil crime if Gov. Newsom signs CA bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom has a state bill on his desk that would outlaw “stealthing” — the non-consensual removal of a condom during sex.

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Anthony and Novena kick off your Tuesday with the latest from DJ Nu Mark, who covers a Snoop Dog classic on the cumbia tip with a little help from LA’s Jungle Fire.

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Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying your September, wherever you are. I’m hanging in there as best I can. Los Angeles is kind of playing along with some fairly cool nights.

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Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

LA bans protests within 300 feet of homes. It’s likely legal, but some Angelenos are furious

Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

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While we’d love nothing more than to don our finest and dance along to CHAI’s stage choreography in person, Morning Becomes Eclectic has the next best thing: A live performance and…

Close your email, don some spandex, and dance to this CHAI live set

While we’d love nothing more than to don our finest and dance along to CHAI’s stage choreography in person, Morning Becomes Eclectic has the next best thing: A live performance and…

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: Femmes for the win

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

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Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

LA mayoral race: Who might top candidates be, and what issues matter most to voters?

Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.

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Kelly was in her 20s in the 1980s and she was determined enjoy sex without shame...until she got an STI she’d never heard of. And so she married the first person who accepted her.

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Kelly was in her 20s in the 1980s and she was determined enjoy sex without shame...until she got an STI she’d never heard of. And so she married the first person who accepted her.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 24, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 24, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 24, 2021.

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Journalist Stephen Davis documents in detail the lead up, cover up and aftermath of a 1990 hostage crisis that few recall.

The British-American Lie That Started 30 Years of Carnage in the Middle East

Journalist Stephen Davis documents in detail the lead up, cover up and aftermath of a 1990 hostage crisis that few recall.

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A legendary figure in Japanese psychedelic rock, Shintaro Sakamoto brings a laid back and experimental approach to his work. We love the old timey sound of “The Feeling of Love.”

Shintaro Sakamoto: ‘The Feeling of Love’

A legendary figure in Japanese psychedelic rock, Shintaro Sakamoto brings a laid back and experimental approach to his work. We love the old timey sound of “The Feeling of Love.”

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A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, September 23, 2021

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

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New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 23, 2021

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

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West Hollywood is poised to have the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in LA.

Why are WeHo’s vax rules stricter than the rest of LA’s, and how do restaurant owners feel about it?

West Hollywood is poised to have the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in LA.

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Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Richard Powers discusses his new novel, “Bewilderment,” which has been longlisted for the Booker Prize and National Book Award.

Richard Powers: “Bewilderment”

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Richard Powers discusses his new novel, “Bewilderment,” which has been longlisted for the Booker Prize and National Book Award.

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Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned, condemning the Biden administration’s decision to fly thousands of Haitian migrants back to their home country.

As US special envoy to Haiti resigns, what’s happening with Haitian migrants at US-Mexico border?

Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned, condemning the Biden administration’s decision to fly thousands of Haitian migrants back to their home country.

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Daytime TV talk shows are making their comeback, with lots of drama and suspense this season. On NBC, Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show is in its final season.

Daytime TV: Ellen DeGeneres gets replaced, Nick Cannon launches new show, Judge Judy moves to IMDb TV

Daytime TV talk shows are making their comeback, with lots of drama and suspense this season. On NBC, Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show is in its final season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Why is a plate of pasta generally so much better in Italy? There are a lot of reasons, but let’s start with the most basic.

Pasta tips from Italy: How to properly cook, drain, and marry it with sauce for a delicious dish

Why is a plate of pasta generally so much better in Italy? There are a lot of reasons, but let’s start with the most basic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. government is working to resettle tens of thousands of Afghan refugees following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

How a Sacramento-area school district is handling thousands of new Afghan students

The U.S. government is working to resettle tens of thousands of Afghan refugees following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

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The seed of Naya Beat was planted in a Heat-Wave . Daniel T.

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