Invisibilia is about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts.
When you take on the trappings of something – just step into a role – can it change you more deeply, from the Outside In?
Jul. 30, 2016
Usually when someone is hostile to us, we are hostile right back. The psychological term is "complementarity."
Jul. 16, 2016
Are you rich? Well married? Successful? You may think the answer has to do with your objective situation.
Jul. 9, 2016
Americans love solutions, to political conflicts, social ills, clogged drains. But are there ever problems we shouldn't try to solve?
Jul. 2, 2016
Most of us believe our personalities, and those of our loved ones, are predictable and constant over time. But what if they aren't?
Jun. 25, 2016
Social and emotional norms determine so much of our behavior: how we dress, talk, eat, and even what we feel. So, can deeply entrenched emotional norms be changed?
Jun. 18, 2016
Are computers changing our character? Is our closeness with computers changing us as a species? Alix and Lulu look at the ways technology affects us.
Feb. 15, 2015
How categories define us — how, if given a chance, humans will jump into one category or another. We need them. We want them....
Feb. 8, 2015
Make a porridge from semolina with milk and parmesan, and add an egg for richness. It’s the first step in making gnocchi alla Romana.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Robert Waldinger, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, unlocks some of the secrets discovered via 80 years of research on happiness.
from Life Examined
Critics review the latest films: “Infinity Pool,” “The Man in the Basement,” You People,” and “Close.”
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.
She was the most influential American DJ you’ve never heard of. Deirdre O’Donoghue was a vital force in the musical underground of the 1980s.
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.
ASU California Center
Terrapin Station Entertainment
Rogét Chahayed’s work is nominated for six Grammys this year, including Album of the Year for Mary J. Blige’s “Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe).”
from Greater LA
Small acts of kindness make a huge difference to patients and families
from Second Opinion
Director Kasi Lemmons’s films span over two decades and include “Eve’s Bayou” and “Talk to Me.” Her latest is “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”
from The Treatment
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Kasi Lemmons, director of the new biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”
Sandy King Carpenter had a successful career as a film producer before starting Storm King Comics, a comics publisher that recently celebrated its tenth anniversary.
New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli has used the 2004 documentary “Dig!” as inspiration for his journalistic career.
When a chef told Carolina Aboumrad and Ricardo Olvera that his dream product was huitlacoche, they decided to import it to the U.S.
from Good Food
Lexis-Olivier Ray of L.A. Taco rounds up the city’s best meat markets and carnicerías.