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
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.”
from Good Food
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.
from Good Food
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.
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?
from Hollywood Breakdown