Annie Jacobsen

Journalist and author, “Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis”

Guest

Journalist and author of “Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis”

Annie Jacobsen on KCRW

Most scientists will tell you psychokinesis -- the ability to move things with your mind -- is nonsense.

How the U.S. military is trying to understand psychic phenomena

Most scientists will tell you psychokinesis -- the ability to move things with your mind -- is nonsense.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How much do you know about DARPA? That’s the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, by the way.

'The Pentagon’s Brain'

How much do you know about DARPA? That’s the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, by the way.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

California voters will decide Gov. Gavin Newsom’s fate September 14. Lt. Gov.

from News Stories

In its most recent earnings report, Netflix shared that it gained 1.5 million subscribers around the world in the last quarter.

from Hollywood Breakdown

More than a dozen children died in the last five years while in the custody of LA’s Department of Children and Family Services.

from Greater LA

Californians are facing what could be a historic wildfire season -- yet again.

from News Special Programming

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

from Greater LA

When you see Governor Gavin Newsom’s name on the recall ballot this September 14, you won’t see the word Democrat alongside it.

from KCRW Features

Getting a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine usually means leaving the house, but not always.

from Greater LA

Koreatown’s Wi Spa is the latest battleground in the culture wars — after a video went viral suggesting a transgender patron was admitted to a women-only section of the spa.

from KCRW Features

Heat and drought are both straining the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand