Kim Masters, host of KCRW’s The Business, breaks down Hollywood's top stories.
Tom Cruise has been a successful movie star for decades, yet he’s never had a $100 million premiere. Could “Top Gun Maverick” be his break?
Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.
After pandemic delays, the new Tom Cruise film “Top Gun: Maverick” opens on May 27, and is expected to be a hit.
As Netflix loses subscribers, insiders reveal that poor leadership and a quantity-over-quality strategy could tank the business.
Netflix stock tanks after dismal subscriber numbers spook Wall Street
With 100k subscribers on launch, CNN+ streaming service is not a runaway hit.
The Motion Picture Academy Board of Governors meets on Friday and is expected to make a statement about Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars.
The Academy will look into the details of Will Smith’s violent outburst at the Oscars and what the consequences could be.
The women who pioneered home economics knew that a better home life would improve society. Danielle Dreilinger documents them in her new book, “The Secret History of Home Economics.”
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Second generation chef Justin Pichetrungsi is fusing Thai and Mexican flavors, and using flowering yu choy in a new wok dish at Anajak.
Australian chef Josh Niland would love home cooks to see fish as more than a sum of their fillets.
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.
Each episode of this documentary series begins with a medical mystery. Sometimes the sickness is in the body, and sometimes the sickness is in the system.
Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at KCRW.com.
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LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison goes on a quick road trip to Little Arabia in Anaheim for Yemeni cuisine. At House of Mandi, he recommends lamb stew served in a clay pot.
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Poised to open an all-day Middle Eastern cafe in East Hollywood , chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis pay homage to their heritage in their sophomore restaurant cookbook, “ Bavel .”
Nonstick cookware development has involved durability, dishwasher safety, and limiting the use of toxic chemicals.
Chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis are out with a new cookbook of recipes from their second restaurant, Bavel, where dishes are inspired by Palestinian, Moroccan, Egyptian, and…
Hwang Dong-hyuk is the creator of the worldwide phenomenon series “Squid Game” on Netflix. He talks about season one’s success, challenges, and his hard decision to work on its sequel.
from The Business
Director Hwang Dong-hyuk didn’t expect the unprecedented global success of “Squid Game.” Now season two is on its way.
Despite competition, “Top Gun: Maverick” could break the $100 million box office mark. And Johnny Depp’s longtime agent testifies against him during the Amber Heard trial.
Evan Kleiman explains how cheeses like halloumi, smoked mozzarella, and kefalotyri have a high melting point, and they are perfect for summer grilling.
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