KCRW at Riot LA

KCRW at Riot LA

11 min

A recording from KCRW's showcase at Riot, LA's newest comedy festival.

More from KCRW

To help bars and restaurants stay afloat during the pandemic, California allowed them to sell to-go cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, AT&T announced that it plans to spin off WarnerMedia, which it bought five years ago, and merge it with Discovery, which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Indoor music clubs say they likely won’t return in earnest until late summer or fall as they navigate a complex ecosystem of safety regulations, financial constraints, and touring…

from Greater LA

The Latest

For more than a decade, an urban legend has surrounded the creation of the snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos can be traced back to Detroit and Chicago mini marts rather than Richard Montañez

For more than a decade, an urban legend has surrounded the creation of the snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pico Boulevard just may be the hardest working street in Los Angeles.

What’s in a street name? These people on Pico Blvd have a lot in common with Pio Pico

Pico Boulevard just may be the hardest working street in Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

Actor Kenan Thompson on taking comedy very seriously.

Kenan Thompson: ‘Kenan’

Actor Kenan Thompson on taking comedy very seriously.

from The Treatment

Society assumes computers are unbiased, based on algorithms and machine learning.

Netflix’s ‘Coded Bias’: Algorithms are not impartial and can affect civil liberties

Society assumes computers are unbiased, based on algorithms and machine learning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

AT&T will spin off WarnerMedia (the parent company of HBO, CNN, and Warner Brothers film studio) and merge it with Discovery (which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet) to create a new…

WarnerMedia-Discovery merger: What’s behind it, how it may affect TV streaming

AT&T will spin off WarnerMedia (the parent company of HBO, CNN, and Warner Brothers film studio) and merge it with Discovery (which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet) to create a new…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 18, 2021.

More than six years after her mother’s death, Michelle Zauner still cries, usually in the Korean grocery store H Mart.

Michelle Zauner on ‘Crying In H Mart’ and losing her mom to cancer, plus finding ‘Jubilee’ with new music

More than six years after her mother’s death, Michelle Zauner still cries, usually in the Korean grocery store H Mart.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 17, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 17, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for May 17, 2021.