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from Second Opinion
“Fargo” showrunner Noah Hawley discusses the connections between the FX series’ new fifth installment and the Coen Brothers’ 1996 film.
from The Treatment
SAG-AFTRA members ratify a three-year contract with studios. Plus, actors promote work post-strike, studios license content, and streamers bundle services.
from The Business
When Carroll O’Connor and Jean Stapleton invaded America’s living rooms as the bigoted Archie Bunker and his sainted wife Edith, television was changed forever.
At the farmers market, everything's coming up roses (and snake gourds) for floral designer Sophia Moreno-Bunge.
from Good Food
Bookworm, a premier literary talk show providing intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations. Hosted by Michael Silverblatt at KCRW.com.
In-depth interviews with the most innovative & influential people in entertainment, art, and pop culture. Hosted by film critic Elvis Mitchell, at KCRW.com.
Unbelievably true stories of chance encounters that changed the world. A pair of mail-order shoes that led to the film The Outsiders. A secret road to a California paradise.
Evan Kleiman explores current events, social phenomena, history and culture through the lens of food.
Paul and Jill Fulton embarked on a vanilla voyage, learning to make extracts in their home kitchen.
from Good Food
With a competitive spirit, Nancy Silverton sets out to make the best versions of classic baked goods.
James Park grew up on kimchi, but when he discovered chili crisp, his world changed.
Norman Lear, who died this week at the age of 101, visited the KCRW studio in Santa Monica, CA six years ago to sit down and talk with host Robert Scheer in this two-part interview…
from Scheer Intelligence
The latest film releases are Poor Things, The Boy and the Heron, Origin, and Waitress.
from Weekend Film Reviews
A House resolution equates antizionism with antisemitism. Is that a mistake? Plus, school libraries became a free speech battleground in Florida.
from Left, Right & Center
A new exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum showcases the work of the trailblazing photographer “Kali,” whose psychedelic prints of SoCal life weren’t appreciated until long after…
from Greater LA
The nonprofit Street Symphony will turn Skid Row into a music festival and community resource fair on December 10 for its Re/Sound Festival.
A composting program at The Wesley School helps the planet, with an added benefit: teaching kids to be hopeful about participating in climate action.
Apple will make changes early next year to improve texting. It may be time for iPhone users to stop shaming green-bubble texters (aka Android owners).
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hanukkah begins tonight, as the Israel-Hamas war continues. Some LA Jews are afraid to put up decorations, but one rabbi says it’s key to celebrate their identities.
Critics review the latest film releases: “Poor Things,” “The Boy and the Heron,” “Origin,” and “Waitress.”
December is often packed with to-do lists and invitations. Sometimes you need a break from going out and you want to outsource the cooking, or perhaps order to-go.
What’s the best gift you’ve received that didn’t cost a thing? KCRW wants to hear from you.