Language-loving twin sisters discover themselves united by passion but separated by needs in The Grammarians, the eleventh book by Cathleen Schine.
Sep. 19from Bookworm
A new exhibit from Los Angeles artist Betye Saar opens this weekend at LACMA. It’s called “Betye Saar: Call and Response."
Sep. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk with authority about Deep Fakes — those digitized and undetectable fakes of actors and well-known people doing and saying things…
Sep. 18from Martini Shot
A lot of America's trash and plastic recyclables end up in landfills of poorer nations, like Malaysia, India, and South Africa. Harare houses one of the largest landfills in Zimbabwe.
Sep. 18from Greater LA
This summer, Brian Rochefort’s Absorption by the Sun exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara provided the backdrop to two KCRW Summer Nights events, so I visited…
Sep. 17from KCRW Features
Hear the name Henry Huntington and you may think of the glorious Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, founded 100 years ago.
Sep. 17from Design and Architecture
The interior designer Paul Fortune never really had a plan when it came to his career. Quite the opposite. Unlike today’s success-oriented "kids," he says.
Vox's TV critic, Emily VanDerWerff, has dubbed fall of 2019 "the best in a decade" when it comes to TV shows. She's compiled a list of 15 shows premiering in the next couple of months.
Sep. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It's the battle of the limited series! Plus, will "Game of Thrones" dominate? How about "Veep?" And will a hostless show hold viewers' attention?
Sep. 17from Screengrab
The frame for John Leguziamo’s latest one man show is an eighth grade history textbook … well that and a bit of racist bullying.
Sep. 16from Opening the Curtain
You might be surprised to learn, as I was, that Ric Ocasek of the Cars, who passed away this weekend in his New York City apartment at the age of 75, was older or the same age as any…
Sep. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Columnist Molly Ivins said whatever she wanted about powerful people, including Dan Quayle, Pat Buchanan, and Newt Gingrich.
Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.
Sep. 16from The Fink + Forty Show
Author and screenwriter Walter Mosley says he left a writer's room over a complaint about his language.
Sep. 16from KCRW Features
The lead singer of The Cars — the offbeat Boston rock band that became a mainstay of radio in the 1980s — died Sunday afternoon in Manhattan.
Sep. 15from NPR Music
In the new movie ‘ Hustlers ,’ Constance Wu plays a struggling stripper named Destiny.
Sep. 13from The Business
After many months of waiting, Apple’s streaming TV service is almost here.
Dunce, by Mary Ruefle, finds meaning everywhere.
Sep. 12from Bookworm
Daniel Johnston suffered a heart attack and died at age 58 this week. He suffered from a lot of medical problems, including schizophrenia and manic depression.
Sep. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+.
Sep. 12from Hollywood Breakdown