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The authors of “Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your…

The authors of “Out of Office” discuss how telecommuting can make people feel an unhealthy need to constantly work, and why it’s problematic to tie so much of your identity to your job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

André Leon Talley schooled Anna Wintour in fashion, showed how clothes can transform lives

André Leon Talley was the first Black man to serve as Vogue’s creative director, pushing for racial and gender diversity in fashion. He died Tuesday at age 73.

Live from Anne’s Backyard: Damon Albarn

In Damon Albarn’s only in-person interview around his new solo album, the Blur and Gorillaz frontman discusses making “The Nearer the Fountain,” harmonic destinations, and scoring the Icelandic sunrise.

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Bradley Cooper has two films out — “Licorice Pizza” and “Nightmare Alley.” In the first of a two-part interview, Cooper tells KCRW how he prepared for each role.

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Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard has been hard at work on “Ocean Child,” his curated tribute compilation to the songs of Yoko Ono, featuring a wide range of guests including We Are…

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Fanatic! I hope you’ve been well and hitting all your marks. Lots of great music happening and more to look forward to. How cool is this, new Young Prisms and Guerilla Toss albums.

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All women will eventually go through menopause, which brings hot flashes, impaired sleep, dry skin, weight gain, and more.

Menopause: Massive estrogen withdrawal transforms women’s bodies, what to do about it

All women will eventually go through menopause, which brings hot flashes, impaired sleep, dry skin, weight gain, and more.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new nature preserve in the Tehachapi Mountains and Southern Sierra Nevada aims to become a sanctuary for California’s iconic species to adjust to climate change.

Randall Preserve: Expansive wildlife corridor debuts 2 hours from LA

A new nature preserve in the Tehachapi Mountains and Southern Sierra Nevada aims to become a sanctuary for California’s iconic species to adjust to climate change.

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The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

Looking for COVID rapid tests? Sign up for free White House program

The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

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A new podcast spearheaded by renowned interpreter Sharon Choi questions whether justice was served after three people were found murdered in a Koreatown apartment nearly two decades…

‘Strangeland’: K-town murders probed by famed interpreter Sharon Choi

A new podcast spearheaded by renowned interpreter Sharon Choi questions whether justice was served after three people were found murdered in a Koreatown apartment nearly two decades…

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COVID-19 ushered in a wave of changes, and for some, that meant a change of address, as Californians looked to new places for different opportunities.

Moved out of LA due to COVID? KCRW wants to hear from you

COVID-19 ushered in a wave of changes, and for some, that meant a change of address, as Californians looked to new places for different opportunities.

from KCRW Features

Assemblymember Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

CA universal health care: Would you pay more taxes for it?

Assemblymember Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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Two very different exhibits recently opened in LA: Rodrigo Valenzuela’s “New Work for a Post-Worker’s World” at Luis de Jesus, and Katherina Olschbaur’s “Live Flesh” at Nicodim.

2 chromatically different kinds of art: Rodrigo Valenzuela, Katherina Olschbaur

Two very different exhibits recently opened in LA: Rodrigo Valenzuela’s “New Work for a Post-Worker’s World” at Luis de Jesus, and Katherina Olschbaur’s “Live Flesh” at Nicodim.

from Greater LA

Today marks one year since President Joe Biden was sworn into office.

Watch live: Biden holds first formal press conference of 2022

Today marks one year since President Joe Biden was sworn into office.

The threat of war looms along the Russian-Ukrainian border, where nearly 100,000 Russian troops are stationed.  The White House says Russia could attack Ukraine at any point.

What are Putin’s motivations for threatening to invade Ukraine?

The threat of war looms along the Russian-Ukrainian border, where nearly 100,000 Russian troops are stationed. The White House says Russia could attack Ukraine at any point.

Now that we officially have our second Top 30 chart of 2022 posted, the real fun can begin. Who’s up? Who’s down? Who’s brand new to the party?

KCRW's Top 30: Bonobo ascends, The Weeknd holds, and Moonchild joins the party

Now that we officially have our second Top 30 chart of 2022 posted, the real fun can begin. Who’s up? Who’s down? Who’s brand new to the party?

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 19, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 19, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 19, 2022.

Compelling songwriter, guitarist, social activist, and producer Jelly Cleaver has been unifying the London Jazz and DIY indie scene with her own mix of slinky, emotive sizzle, as heard…

Jelly Cleaver: ‘Black Line’ (Radio Edit)

Compelling songwriter, guitarist, social activist, and producer Jelly Cleaver has been unifying the London Jazz and DIY indie scene with her own mix of slinky, emotive sizzle, as heard…

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Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, January 18, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 18, 2022

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

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Sundance Film Festival. This year’s festival has shifted to an online format because of the pandemic.

Tabitha Jackson: Sundance Film Festival 2022

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Sundance Film Festival. This year’s festival has shifted to an online format because of the pandemic.

from The Treatment

Selections ranging from the return of Bob Moses to down-home bluegrass courtesy of Sad Daddy honor KCRW’s commitment to eclecticism.

Five Songs to Hear This Week: Bob Moses, Bluegrass, and a Prince for Gen-Z

Selections ranging from the return of Bob Moses to down-home bluegrass courtesy of Sad Daddy honor KCRW’s commitment to eclecticism.

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

EVs, solar panels, geothermal pool: Life in net-zero community

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

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The primary election for Orange County’s next district attorney is in June. Candidates Todd Spitzer and Pete Hardin are already duking it out in the public square.

Throwing mud and dust: Inside Spitzer v. Hardin race for OC DA

The primary election for Orange County’s next district attorney is in June. Candidates Todd Spitzer and Pete Hardin are already duking it out in the public square.

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