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Gideon Brower

Gideon Brower

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

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

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California in 2018. Who will benefit from the potential economic boom?

The politics of pot

Recreational marijuana will be legal in California in 2018. Who will benefit from the potential economic boom?

from One Year Later

More from KCRW

Fans of the rapper Nipsey Hussle are remembering his music as well as his contributions to South LA, where he was raised.

from Design and Architecture

Netflix is possibly buying a famous Hollywood movie theater and publishing an awards magazine. Why is the streamer investing in physical buildings and paper?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Since the Notre Dame fire, many large corporations and philanthropic French families have made hefty donations to the cathedral’s restoration.

This week: hear from your favorite authors; load up on art books; appreciate the beautiful, culturally disrupting art of Kwame Brathwaite; tour sustainable gardens that nurture nature;…

Los Angeles has lost a true original: the architect and artist  François Perrin, who died Monday, April 1, of brain cancer.

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.

from Martini Shot

We're finally learning details about the streaming service Disney+, like when it will be available, how much it will cost, and the kind of content it will offer.

from Screengrab

The life of a poet is rich with meaning and beauty. But the financial life of a poet is decidedly less rich.

from The Organist

Valeria Luiselli's Lost Children Archive tells the story of a family by combining the American road trip subgenre with the Latin American tradition of an inward journey.

from Bookworm