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EpisodeIn Prison with Art: Caesar Must Die
Edward Goldman talks about art programs in prisons as the best expressions of freedom.
EpisodeA tram to the Hollywood sign
The Hollywood sign has been a magnet for tourists and the bane of existence for the neighbors who surround it. People seeking selfies, or even just a closer look, have poured into Beachwood Canyon and other places nearby for decades. Now, Warner Brothers studio says it thinks it has a way to get the people there, without the neighborhood dilemma: A tram that would whisk you up there from the backside of the mountain.
Episode ECMAScript programWhat a change of zip code means for the LA Times
Starting next week, when you type 'Los Angeles Times' into your smartphone, you will be seeing a new address. The institution that has covered the L.A.-area since the late 1800s is moving to the coast: El Segundo, to be exact. The building will be hemmed in by the notoriously jammed 405 freeway, and that fact is raising a lot of questions about how the paper will continue to deliver on its mission.
EpisodeParadise of the Ordinary, steel tariffs
Los Angeles is pushing for greater densification, even as many Angelenos still dream of the single family home. We visit the city of Lakewood to see how they are keeping that dream alive. And we visit a metals supplier in Gardena, to find out how steel tariffs are impacting design projects in Los Angeles.
Episode Octet StreamPresident Trump dials back his rhetoric on Russia
President Trump today says he misspoke at yesterday’s disastrous news conference with Vladimir Putin. He explained that he said “would” instead of “wouldn’t.” Why wouldn’t it be Russia who meddled in the election? That explanation stretches credulity, but it may be enough to satisfy Republicans who’ve been critical. We talk with Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff about what Congress needs to do next.
EpisodeTongva descendants work to keep their culture alive
For Craig Torres, keeping Tongva culture alive means educating today’s Angelenos, young and old, about the earth and treating it with respect and reverence as his ancestors did.
EpisodeIs there anyone in America left for Sacha Baron Cohen to punk?
Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Showtime series “Who is America?” uses some of the comedic actor's familiar gotcha tactics. We explore whether almost 20 years after introducing “Da Ali G” Show” he can still surprise and whether he should. And in the age of binge-watching, is the unexpected, full-season episode dump the way of the future for streaming series?
Episode application/x-troff-meDid Goleta residents get Holiday Fire emergency alerts in time?
Officials in Santa Barbara are discussing what went right, and what went wrong the night the Holiday Fire broke out in Goleta earlier this month. One major issue was getting timely emergency alerts out to the people who needed them the most.
Episode application/x-internet-signupThe Auteur Barry Jenkins
Barry Jenkins gained worldwide recognition with Moonlight, his film about the life of Chiron, a young black man in Florida struggling with his sexuality and a drug-addicted mom. Also of course, the whole Oscars catastrophe. Despite evidence (and awards) to the contrary, Barry doubts his own brilliance. We get into that, the best movie ever made (and the worst in recent memory). Plus, his time on the set of Dear White People.
EpisodeOC Street Car Project Cost Rises $100 M in One Year
Originally scheduled to start construction this summer it's now been pushed back.
EpisodeMoms will do anything
The story behind the play "Hostage" is incredible.
Episode Troff documentLatest Monday Broadcast
The latest Monday broadcast of All Things Considered.
EpisodeRevisiting 'Blockers' director Kay Cannon
‘Blockers ’is comedy writer Kay Cannon’s directorial debut. When she was hired for the project, she had some work to do on a script about girls, written by a bunch of guys. 'Blockers' is now out on DVD, and we're revisiting our conversation with Cannon. She tells us how she made ‘Blockers’ funnier and more feminist.
Episode D source codeThe challenges of being Native American in Oakland
Tommy Orange is a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma, but he grew up in Oakland. His new novel, “There There,” is set in Oakland. His many disparate characters -- all urban Indians -- struggle with what it means to be Native and struggle to connect with disappearing traditions.
EpisodeConfusion around mental illness
Diagnosis can often be a challenge.
EpisodeEddie Huang, Pixar's 'Bao,' and eating like Walt Disney
Food personality Eddie Huang announces a new show at the intersection of immigration and food culture. Likewise, Pixar’s latest short depicts the power of food in an immigrant home. A new book details how to eat like Walt Disney. Instead of produce, we’re talking heritage pork at the farmers market. Plus: rethinking tapas, and DineLA hits ten years.
Episode Troff documentLatest Friday Broadcast
The latest Friday broadcast of All Things Considered.
EpisodeTrump Tackles Europe
President Trump has harsh words for European leaders at the beginning of his visits, but by the end, he says it's all fine. Is it all fine?
Episode chemical/x-isostarKCRW Selects: The Organist
KCRW’s Bob Carlson and host Andrew Leland introduce the new season of The Organist.
EpisodePresenting The Organist from McSweeney's
We share an episode of a KCRW podcast produced in collaboration with McSweeney's.
EpisodeJustice Department indicts 12 Russians for election hacking
The Department of Justice says it has enough evidence to charge 12 members of the Russian military with hacking the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
EpisodeHow to keep young surfers safe near juvenile great white sharks
Marine researchers have recorded an increase in great white shark sightings off the coast of Southern California. At Padaro Beach in Carpinteria, where there’s a nesting spot for juveniles sharks within a mile of this beach, surf camp counselors have to be on a constant lookout. We take a look at what techniques they use.
EpisodeHoward Bryant: The Heritage
The sports journalist discusses his new book on the conflicted progress of black athletes.
EpisodeWhen you vote, is it really yours?
Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election. That is according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. All of this comes on the same day that California's top election official certified the results of last month's election.
EpisodeLarry Bell at Hauser & Wirth and in Aspen Art Museum
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the light and space artist’s work in downtown L.A. and his Aspen Blues
Episode Troff documentNetflix bests HBO in Emmy Nominations
The Emmy nominations are in, and streaming giant Netflix garners a staggering 112 nominations while HBO’s new boss at AT&T says the network must become bigger and broader.
Episode Troff documentLatest Thursday Broadcast
The latest Thursday broadcast of All Things Considered.
Episode Octet StreamLauren Groff: Florida
Characters in Lauren Groff’s collection of stories, Florida, try to meet the challenges of staying alive while life becomes more and more difficult.
Episode Troff documentSen. Kamala Harris on SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh: 'There is a lot to be concerned about'
Democrats are waging an intense battle to block Judge Brett Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court. Moments after President Trump nominated him, California Senator Kamala Harris said she’d vote no. She tweeted that Kavanaugh “represents a direct and fundamental threat to the rights and health care of hundreds of millions of Americans.” She joins us to explain her concerns.
Episode D source codeThe Voice of God
Actor and writer Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), director Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World), and voice-over master Peter Coyote (Ken Burns’ documentaries, including The Vietnam War) describe voices from heaven, hell, and everywhere in between.

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