Professor of History, Chicano Studies, and Urban Planning at UCLA; author of The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City and Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight: Fear and Fantasy in Suburban Los Angeles
If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.
May. 22, 2018from Design and Architecture
A war of attrition against art galleries in the western industrial area of Boyle Heights has caused one to announce its closure and another, Museum as Retail Space, to offer up his…
Apr. 17, 2018from Design and Architecture
Is the High Desert Corridor the last gasp for freeways? Or will they always be part of our lives?
Mar. 20, 2018from 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
Actor Titus Welliver talks tough guy persona on "Bosch".
May. 17from The Treatment
The trend in broadcast TV for the past couple of years has been to go all-in on reboots and revivals.
May. 21from Screengrab
This week we’re revisiting conversations with recent James Beard winners, including Samin Nosrat on her hit Netflix show “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.”
May. 10from Good Food
This week, you can: immerse yourself in dreamy digital art; vibe to the retro graphic posters of Abram Games; gawk at Medieval bestiaries; discuss groovy futuristic production design…
May. 13from Design and Architecture
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
Edward Goldman talks about the Eleanor Antin exhibition at LACMA and an exhibition by June Edmonds at Luis de Jesus gallery.
May. 14from Art Talk
A recent episode of 'The Good Fight,' the spinoff of 'The Good Wife' which runs on the streaming service CBS All Access, featured a short musical, animated interlude about China.
May. 9from Hollywood Breakdown
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I get into an argument with a friend of mine, a fellow writer, at dinner, and teach the other two people there a valuable lesson about…
May. 8from Martini Shot