This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Kasi Lemmons, director of the new biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.” Next, Sandy King Carpenter, co-founder of Storm King Comics, talks about the horror comics publishing powerhouse. And for The Treat, “Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story” author and New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli digs into a 2004 documentary that helped inspire his career path.
Kasi Lemmons, Sandy King Carpenter, and Joe Coscarelli on The Treat
Hey! Did you enjoy this piece? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KCRW's music programming, news reporting, and cultural coverage. Help support the DJs, journalists, and staff of the station you love.
From this Episode:
Director Kasi Lemmons on Whitney Houston’s divided self
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.”
Storm King Comics publisher Sandy King Carpenter on economic storytelling
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.