American poet; former instructor at Bennington College in Vermont and at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California
Amy Gerstler's new book of poems is an exploration of getting lost, the unknown, mortality and remembrance.
Jul. 9, 2015
Amy Gerstler regards her poetry as a sort of spell to ward off danger. Her new book deals with the tragedies that cannot be evaded by magic.
Nov. 16, 2000
Apr. 10, 1990
The new Netflix documentary “Procession” follows Dan Laurine and five other victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, as they use drama to ease the burden of their traumatic…
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It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches.
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Tony Platt’s recently re-released book, “Grave Matters” digs into the Golden State’s dark history of not only massacring Indigenous Peoples, but later desecrating their graves and…
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Jonathan Bastian talks with Susan Orlean about our love and relationship with animals.
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Hang onto your existential ennui, because our favorite purveyor of shredded riffs and incisive lyrics, Courtney Barnett, is back with a brand new album.
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Teresa K. Miller discusses “Borderline Fortune,” which won her the National Poetry Series, when she was about ready to give up on herself.
In The Hollywood Reporter , Kim Masters and Gary Baum did a deep dive into the shady side of independent filmmaking.
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A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.
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