A wry take on real life in Hollywood.
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I coin a new word: concernvertisement, which describes those emails we’re all getting from anyone we’ve ever bought anything from.
Mar. 25, 2020
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I talk about the audience, which has been practicing a kind of social distancing since the moment Netfix started streaming — or, if you…
Mar. 18, 2020
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I realize that there are two kinds of people in the world.
Mar. 12, 2020
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I try to figure out how YouTube made fifteen billion dollars, and how to handle breaking up with my barber.
Mar. 4, 2020
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I reveal what a friend of mine confessed to me years ago.
Feb. 26, 2020
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about the newest venture in Hollywood and how people like to say, Never Gonna Work about things that, you know, really could work.
Feb. 19, 2020
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I get really angry at something that hasn’t happened yet, and then get angry when it doesn’t happen, and then don’t know what to do with…
Feb. 12, 2020
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I watch a group of people refuse to pay the cover charge at a jazz club and think, I wonder if those people pay for Netflix.
Feb. 5, 2020
Evan Kleiman gives two recipes for making vegetarian "meatballs."
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The data surrounding workplace burnout is alarming. We’re working on average 30% more than we did pre-pandemic.
from Life Examined
On this week’s Life Examined, how health organizations and employers are recognizing that workplace burnout is a real and growing problem.
Each week, Sam Sanders interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists.
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.
KCRW's Life Examined is a one-hour weekly show exploring science, philosophy, faith — and finding meaning in the modern world. The show is hosted by Jonathan Bastian.
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.
Workplace burnout is not new. Many professions are particularly demanding, and even more so during the pandemic.
from Life Examined
A filmmaking couple in Mia Hansen-Løve's wonderful "Bergman Island" spend a summer residency on the island off the coast of Sweden where Ingmar Bergman lived and made some of his most…
from Film Reviews
With cultural influences from Britain, Chinese bakeries became popular in Hong Kong, offering breads, teas, custards, and tarts melding with popular ingredients like mango and teas to…
from Good Food
Along a busy stretch in Old Town Pasadena, Bill Addison finds a neighborhood restaurant, Agnes .
Huitlacoche has long been considered a delicacy in Mexico, but in the U.S., it goes by the unfortunate name of corn smut, or corn fungus.
Attorney Joanne Lee Molinaro went vegan five years ago, modernizing the traditional Korean foods of her childhood and documenting the journey on TikTok as the Korean Vegan.
A winner has been crowned in this year’s KCRW & Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament of Champions !
When the doors of M.