David Edelstein

New York magazine

Guest

David Edelstein is the chief film critic for New York magazine, as well as the film critic for NPR's Fresh Air and CBS Sunday Morning.

David Edelstein on KCRW

There was a lot of confusion onstage after the envelope mixup that led Faye Dunaway to accidentally announce “La La Land” as Best Picture. “Moonlight” was the actual winner.

Fallout from Oscars mixup, and significance of 'Moonlight's' win

There was a lot of confusion onstage after the envelope mixup that led Faye Dunaway to accidentally announce “La La Land” as Best Picture. “Moonlight” was the actual winner.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

from News Stories

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.

Federal unemployment benefits and supplements are ending on September 4.

from Greater LA

U.S. federal regulators said late last week that they may only be able to recommend a third coronavirus vaccine dose for some Pfizer recipients by September 30. The U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

from Greater LA

Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

from News Stories

The president tours California wildfire destruction and talks about his approach to the climate crisis.