American film producer and director
Love & Mercy director Bill Pohlad made a bold choice with his Brian Wilson biopic: he cast both Paul Dano and John Cusack to play the legendary Beach Boys co-founder at different…
Dec. 5, 2015from The Business
The classic Beach Boys album Pet Sounds came out in 1966. Soon after that Brian Wilson, the main composer and driving force behind the Beach Boys, began hearing voices.
Jun. 4, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I explain how the entertainment
business works. It’s like when you have some French fries on your plate, and people keep
reaching over and…
May. 15from Martini Shot
The trend in broadcast TV for the past couple of years has been to go all-in on reboots and revivals.
May. 21from Screengrab
A bill in Sacramento called SB50 would override local zoning rules to legalize small and mid-size apartment buildings around public transit and job centers.
May. 8from Design and Architecture
Los Angeles-Long Beach has once again been cited the nation’s capital for dirty air, just as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti has made cleaning the air a central plank of his green new deal.
May. 14from Design and Architecture
Michael Schneider joins us from New York, where he's attending the annual ritual of the broadcast TV upfronts.
May. 14from Screengrab
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May. 15from Here Be Monsters
John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?
May. 23from Lost Notes
More than 19 million people in the U.S. watched the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” making it the most watched episode of any HBO show ever.
May. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Actor Titus Welliver talks tough guy persona on "Bosch".
May. 17from The Treatment