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Critics review “Psycho Goreman,” about two suburban kids who find a special gemstone that awakens an ancient, blood-soaked alien overlord, so turn him into their friend; “Identifying…

Critics review “Psycho Goreman,” about two suburban kids who find a special gemstone that awakens an ancient, blood-soaked alien overlord, so turn him into their friend; “Identifying Features,” which follows a mother searching for her son in Mexico…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thousands of dockworkers are off the job due to COVID. Ships can’t unload their cargo

Local ports are backed up because nearly 2000 dockworkers are off the job because of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, 45 ships were docked waiting to unload.

Can President Biden act quickly enough to prevent the worst effects of climate change?

Climate Change is one of the biggest existential threats, requiring immediate changes to avert the most dire predictions that come with a warming planet.

‘Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist’: 1990s animated series gets reborn

The animated show ended in 2002. There are live versions periodically, with Dr. Katz, his son Ben, and receptionist Laura bringing comedians to the stage for therapy sessions.

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President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the final acts of the Trump administration: the last pardons he gave, the ones he didn’t give, and what’s next for our show.

from All the President's Lawyers

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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COVID-19 mutations have emerged in the UK, South Africa, Brazil and California.

How a new COVID strain emerged in California, and what it means for getting out of the pandemic

COVID-19 mutations have emerged in the UK, South Africa, Brazil and California.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 22, 2021.

Netflix officially has 200 million subscribers as it exponentially grows during the pandemic.

Netflix celebrates 200 million subscribers, moving closer to global streaming domination

Netflix officially has 200 million subscribers as it exponentially grows during the pandemic.

from Hollywood Breakdown

President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

This Week in Weed: What will ‘bud’ look like under the Biden administration?

President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

from KCRW Features

In the second part of the “Scheer Intelligence” interview with Jonathan Alter, the author of “His Very Best” examines the former president’s mixed foreign policy record.

Jimmy Carter’s Foreign Policy Record Reveals Both Hope and Cynicism (Part 2)

In the second part of the “Scheer Intelligence” interview with Jonathan Alter, the author of “His Very Best” examines the former president’s mixed foreign policy record.

from Scheer Intelligence

Jenny Kern lures you in with a whisper and an appeal. “Coming Back For Me” is a brand new song from this Canadian-born singer.

Jenny Kern: ‘Coming Back For Me’

Jenny Kern lures you in with a whisper and an appeal. “Coming Back For Me” is a brand new song from this Canadian-born singer.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, January 22, 2021

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Garth Trinidad's playlist, January 21, 2021

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

from Garth Trinidad

President Joe Biden plans to pass a COVID relief bill, build on Obamacare, and address climate change. But there is a massive hurdle in the way: the Senate filibuster .

Senate filibuster: How we got it, and whether it’s possible or even desirable to eliminate it

President Joe Biden plans to pass a COVID relief bill, build on Obamacare, and address climate change. But there is a massive hurdle in the way: the Senate filibuster .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he sent a comprehensive immigration bill to Congress that would put the U.S.’

Biden strengthens protections for Dreamers, stops border wall construction, enacts deportation moratorium

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he sent a comprehensive immigration bill to Congress that would put the U.S.’

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The world’s largest retirement community sits across three counties in Central Florida. It’s called The Villages, also known as “Disney World for retirees.”

‘Disney World for retirees’ isn’t as blissful as it seems, new documentary shows

The world’s largest retirement community sits across three counties in Central Florida. It’s called The Villages, also known as “Disney World for retirees.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Evan Kleiman’s Almost Instant Mushroom Soup is easy to make, and the recipe can also be used as a condiment for a delicious mushroom risotto or as a base for stroganoff.

Evan Kleiman’s Almost Instant Mushroom Soup: How to make it in a cinch

Evan Kleiman’s Almost Instant Mushroom Soup is easy to make, and the recipe can also be used as a condiment for a delicious mushroom risotto or as a base for stroganoff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Presidential inaugurations are typically celebratory affairs, and Joe Biden’s was no exception. There was pomp and circumstance and praise for Biden’s call for unity.

What’s happening in MAGA media land now that Donald Trump is out of the White House?

Presidential inaugurations are typically celebratory affairs, and Joe Biden’s was no exception. There was pomp and circumstance and praise for Biden’s call for unity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many LA restaurants are at risk of shutting down permanently before the economy restarts. The restaurant approval process is typically long and complicated because of bureaucracy.

Cutting red tape for LA restaurants and bars once the pandemic shutdown is over

Many LA restaurants are at risk of shutting down permanently before the economy restarts. The restaurant approval process is typically long and complicated because of bureaucracy.

from Greater LA

In LA County, the health department controls the details about vaccine distribution.

When can private doctors in LA administer COVID vaccines?

In LA County, the health department controls the details about vaccine distribution.

from Greater LA

Santa Monica’s new City Hall East structure uses “foam-flush” toilets that turn human waste into nutrient-rich compost for the garden on site.

Wasted: Santa Monica building will fertilize plants with human poop from foam toilets

Santa Monica’s new City Hall East structure uses “foam-flush” toilets that turn human waste into nutrient-rich compost for the garden on site.

from Greater LA

Those who read to write will want to hear Eileen Myles talk about “For Now,” which is part of the "Why I Write" series from Yale University Press.

Eileen Myles: “For Now (Why I Write)”

Those who read to write will want to hear Eileen Myles talk about “For Now,” which is part of the "Why I Write" series from Yale University Press.

from Bookworm

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

California’s fixation on balanced budgets has compounded the state’s big problems

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 21, 2021.