Gideon Brower

Gideon Brower

Independent Producer

Producer

Gideon Brower is a humorist and screenwriter based in Los Angeles. His radio features, documentaries and commentaries air on NPR stations locally and nationally. He has contributed to Joe Frank's radio programs and sometimes fills in as producer on KCRW's To the Point and Which Way, LA? with Warren Olney.


Gideon Brower on KCRW

Have you ever wondered how an artwork winds up in the collection of a museum?

LACMA curators lobby donors to buy their objects of desire

Have you ever wondered how an artwork winds up in the collection of a museum?

from Design and Architecture

In this intimate radio portrait of one of music’s most legendary eccentric geniuses, writer Kristine McKenna offers you a visceral experience of what it was like to be friends with Don…

Electricity: Conversations With Captain Beefheart

In this intimate radio portrait of one of music’s most legendary eccentric geniuses, writer Kristine McKenna offers you a visceral experience of what it was like to be friends with Don…

from Lost Notes

President Trump’s first year in office has impacted Americans well beyond policy. He’s in every story, in everything, it seems.

President Trump and the imagined war on Christmas

President Trump’s first year in office has impacted Americans well beyond policy. He’s in every story, in everything, it seems.

from One Year Later

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