writer, editor and publisher
American writer, editor and publisher
For his Guest DJ set, author Jeff VanderMeer shares his writing soundtrack, from the late night vibes of The Black Heart Procession to the mysteriousness of Spoon. Jeff just released Acceptance, the final novel in his 2014 Southern Reach Trilogy.
Oct. 1, 2014
from Guest DJ Project
VanderMeer's trilogy chronicles expeditions orchestrated by a government agency called the Southern Reach into a dangerous landscape where reality and unreality blur.
May. 15, 2014
KCRW’s Bob Carlson talks to some of Deirdre O’Donoghue’s friends and gets further inside her world away from the microphone.
The new Netflix documentary “Procession” follows Dan Laurine and five other victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, as they use drama to ease the burden of their traumatic…
from The Business
"Cmon C'mon" is all over the place, like the 9-year-old at the center of Mike Mills's unusual road movie, but it's a special pleasure that manages to be simultaneously serious and…
from Film Reviews
The official portraits of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are on a national tour. Making the only West Coast stop, they're coming to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on November 7.
from KCRW Features
Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Tony Platt’s recently re-released book, “Grave Matters” digs into the Golden State’s dark history of not only massacring Indigenous Peoples, but later desecrating their graves and…
from Scheer Intelligence
On November 13, hundreds of producers from around the world — from India to Ireland, London to Las Vegas, Sydney to Santa Monica — revved up their recorders to make an audio story…
from Special Programming
Starting in January and throughout 2022, the City of LA plans to give 3,200 families in poverty $1,000 a month — with no conditions. The $38 million program is called “ BIG:LEAP .”
from Greater LA
Why does affordable housing take so long and cost so much to build? KCRW’s Anna Scott and KQED’s Saul Gonzalez team up to find answers.
from Greater LA