Ari Karpel

contributing producer

Guest/Producer

Journalist who writes for Fast Company magazine and the New York Times, he blogs at The Modern Mensch

Ari Karpel on KCRW

'House of Cards' show-runner on the Netflix experiment; 'Les Miserables' costume designer.

'House of Cards' Showrunner; 'Les Mis' Costume Designer

'House of Cards' show-runner on the Netflix experiment; 'Les Miserables' costume designer.

from The Business

Morgan Spurlock on producing web series for the Internet. Plus, television masters on how to make a great TV pilot.

Spurlock Produces for the Internet; What's in a TV Pilot?

Morgan Spurlock on producing web series for the Internet. Plus, television masters on how to make a great TV pilot.

from The Business

As the Fall TV season continues, we look at the challenges to making a successful comedy pilot. Plus Alex Kendrick, the man behind the hit Christian film, Courageous...

What's in a TV Pilot?; 'Courageous,' a Faith-Based Film

As the Fall TV season continues, we look at the challenges to making a successful comedy pilot. Plus Alex Kendrick, the man behind the hit Christian film, Courageous...

from The Business

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An LA Times business columnist discusses the difficult time he’s had coming off antidepressants.

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We look at how black men and women became stunt doubles in a Hollywood that resisted them at first.

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A documentary about a black woman’s reunion with relatives who have been passing as white gets to the heart of one of the nation’s founding wounds.

from Scheer Intelligence

NBC revealed its forthcoming streaming service this week. Next year, Peacock will arrive on the scene with thousands of hours of content already included.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Now that we're officially post-Labor Day, Mike and Joe reflect on the highs and not so highs of this year's summer TV.

from Screengrab

Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month.

from Greater LA

Producing duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg break down the superhero construct in "The Boys"

from The Treatment

This week, through Sept 15: look at alternative visions for the Santa Monica Airport site; play at the Tar Pits with artists and musicians; see Los Angeles in light and shadow;…

How do you breathe life into ancient art? That’s the driving question behind the Getty Villa’s outdoor theater program (and arguably the Getty itself).

from Opening the Curtain