director and documentary filmmaker
Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker of documentaries Art & Copy, Surfwise and Hype!, and Levitated Mass
At age 30, Patrick O’Brien, better known as New York DJ “TransFatty,” was diagnosed with the debilitating neurological disease ALS — also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Nov. 19, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The 340-ton boulder that is now an art object at LACMA called “Levitated Mass” first had to travel 106 miles, very slowly, to get to its final destination.
Jul. 3, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz abandoned a successful medical practice in the 1950s for a life devoted to surfing.
Nov. 18, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.
Sep. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Five months after firing their agents, members of the Writers Guild are still at war with the major agencies over packaging fees.
Sep. 6from The Business
Dunce, by Mary Ruefle, finds meaning everywhere.
Sep. 12from Bookworm
'Crazy Rich Asians' was a huge box office hit, but one of the screenwriters won't be returning for the two sequels after she learned her male screenwriter had been offered more than 8…
Sep. 6from Hollywood Breakdown
P eople like Becky Dennison are working to address to one of America’s most urgent crises with a straightforward approach.
Sep. 13from Scheer Intelligence
... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.
Sep. 13from Left, Right & Center
For chef Evan Funke of Felix Trattoria, hand-rolling pasta is a high calling. Esquire’s Jeff Gordinier dishes on his travels with Rene Redzepi.
Sep. 13from Good Food
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;…
Sep. 9from Design and Architecture
A Tortilla Tournament judge recalls recalls her dad's unique approach to food and childcare.
Sep. 6from Good Food