Daniel A. Gross

Daniel A. Gross

Independent Producer

Producer

Daniel A. Gross is a writer and radio producer based in Boston. His writing has been published in Nautilus, Newsweek, The Toast, and TheAtlantic.com. His radio has aired on 99% Invisible, ABC's Radiotonic, and UnFictional.

Daniel A. Gross on KCRW

For gardeners, weeding can be a sometimes-unpleasant, but necessary task, and it’s the same for librarians. When they take books out of circulation, it’s referred to as ‘ weeding ’.

‘Weeding’ Triggers ‘Librarygate’ at Berkeley Public Library

For gardeners, weeding can be a sometimes-unpleasant, but necessary task, and it’s the same for librarians. When they take books out of circulation, it’s referred to as ‘ weeding ’.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Stories of men who have a need to build, are compelled to build, obsessed, and healed by the act of creation.

A Need to Build

Stories of men who have a need to build, are compelled to build, obsessed, and healed by the act of creation.

from UnFictional

One hundred years ago, orange groves were described as "a second gold rush" in California, and they helped add to local prosperity and population growth.

How Orange County Got Its Name… and Lost Its Oranges

One hundred years ago, orange groves were described as "a second gold rush" in California, and they helped add to local prosperity and population growth.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Fox News flourished under a Trump presidency, but trouble in paradise began on Election Night, when the network made an early call for Joe Biden to win Arizona.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In striking ways Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7 " is a docudrama for our time.

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"The Witches," Robert Zemeckis's remake of the 1990 version of the dark Roald Dahl novel, transfers the action from Norway and the United Kingdom to Alabama in the late 1960s.

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The subject is love--between Eva Green's astronaut mother and her 7-year-old daughter, played affectingly by Zélie Boulant--and extremely well-founded separation anxiety, since Mom is…

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The Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A. 2020: a version,” is still closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions.

from Arts & Culture Stories

This week Elvis sits down with Misha Green, showrunner for HBO’s “Lovecraft Country.” Green is also the creator of the series “Underground,” which was broadcast on WGN America.

from The Treatment

Charles Yu’s "Interior Chinatown" is a contemporary novel about dealing with the difficulty of being whoever you are.

from Bookworm

On this day after Thanksgiving, Press Play rebroadcasts some favorite interviews from the last few months.