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This week: check out e-cars with vroom at the LA Auto Show; meet the author of a book about the charismatic man behind the first LA Olympics; hear from the architect who is looking for…

This week: check out e-cars with vroom at the LA Auto Show; meet the author of a book about the charismatic man behind the first LA Olympics; hear from the architect who is looking for legibility in American residential architecture; learn about…

from Design and Architecture

Following the rollout of Disney+, Hulu evolves

Now that Disney owns a majority stake in Hulu, the streaming service is seeing some changes, especially when it comes to content from FX.

Weekend warriors: The rising sport of knight fighting

Do you ever dream of being in one of those fantasy shows?

Celebrating the dearly departed with Mo Rocca

Mo Rocca knows a thing or two about death and funerals.

Ford Mustang goes all electric

Ford Motor Company is shaking up the EV market. They just unveiled a new crossover, 4-door SUV called the Mustang Mach-E.

In 2015, the LA Fire Department became one of the first in the nation to create a drone program. The fleet has become essential to combating fires.

from KCRW Features

Times have changed and new data suggests that daily aspirin isn’t as helpful as once thought.

from Second Opinion

Movies about car racing sound like operas scored entirely for bassos. "Ford v Ferrari" fills that bill, but it also has significant things to say on a variety of worthy subjects.

from Film Reviews

Last year’s WWI documentary "They Shall Not Grow Old" gave new life to some very old film footage.

from The Business

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It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Good Food’s Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Santa Monica Farmers Market, where pumpkin season is in full force.

Market Report: Pumpkins

It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Good Food’s Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Santa Monica Farmers Market, where pumpkin season is in full force.

from Good Food

Disney+ has been revealed. There are  lots of subscribers , but how many are getting it for free through Verizon?

Hollywood news banter: Lots of streaming options but who's actually watching?

Disney+ has been revealed. There are lots of subscribers , but how many are getting it for free through Verizon?

from The Business

Author and cooking teacher  Fuschia Dunlop    may be British by birth, but she found her soul on the other side of the world.

Fuchsia Dunlop on the canon of Sichuan cuisine

Author and cooking teacher Fuschia Dunlop  may be British by birth, but she found her soul on the other side of the world.

from Good Food

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, it’s not too early to start planning, especially if you’re determined not to repeat the burned turkeys and cold sides of Thanksgivings past.  …

Evan Kleiman and Alison Roman solve your Thanksgiving problems

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, it’s not too early to start planning, especially if you’re determined not to repeat the burned turkeys and cold sides of Thanksgivings past.  …

from Good Food

For many native Angelenos, the mere thought of chamoy makes one’s mouth water.

All about chamoy: Mexico’s beloved sweet, salty, and spicy flavor combo

For many native Angelenos, the mere thought of chamoy makes one’s mouth water.

from Good Food

Maybe you’ve seen Jenny Slate on TV series such as “Saturday Night Live” and “Parks and Recreation,” and in films like “Venom” and “Obvious Child.”

Comedian Jenny Slate on overcoming stage fright, and being herself again after divorce

Maybe you’ve seen Jenny Slate on TV series such as “Saturday Night Live” and “Parks and Recreation,” and in films like “Venom” and “Obvious Child.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Disney+ has now been revealed. It was glitchy to start, but Disney says there's a good reason---10 million people signed up for the new streaming service

Disney+ officially arrives, with big numbers to boot

Disney+ has now been revealed. It was glitchy to start, but Disney says there's a good reason---10 million people signed up for the new streaming service

from Hollywood Breakdown

Jeanette Winterson’s   Frankissstein: A Love Story   is about time travel and body travel.

Jeanette Winterson Frankissstein: A Love Story

Jeanette Winterson’s  Frankissstein: A Love Story  is about time travel and body travel.

from Bookworm

Distilleries are places that make alcohol and spirits on-site. They distill spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum.

OC distillery is shut down after serving more than the limit

Distilleries are places that make alcohol and spirits on-site. They distill spirits such as whiskey, brandy, rum.

from Greater LA

This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store  in a gallery.

Art Insider Nov. 14: Romance of fatherhood, digitally-influenced paintings, and more

This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store  in a gallery.

In his feature film directorial debut 'The Report', Scott Z. Burns applies his unique approach to look at the truth behind the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" after 9/11.

Scott Z. Burns: 'The Report'

In his feature film directorial debut 'The Report', Scott Z. Burns applies his unique approach to look at the truth behind the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" after 9/11.

from The Treatment

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I decide to pitch a show that I’m pretty sure won’t ever get made, but I do like the title: "Liza Minelli, Private Detective."

“Liza Minelli, Private Detective”

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I decide to pitch a show that I’m pretty sure won’t ever get made, but I do like the title: "Liza Minelli, Private Detective."

from Martini Shot

A cancer researcher grows tired of euthanizing monkeys.

HBM124: Banana Softies

A cancer researcher grows tired of euthanizing monkeys.

from Here Be Monsters

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

Can the Japanese community save Little Tokyo from gentrification?

Longtime businesses in Little Tokyo are facing gentrification. They worry they’ll be priced out as downtown has revitalized, and rents are going up.

from Greater LA