Jen Yamato

LA Times, co-host of “Asian Enough” podcast

Guest

Film reporter for LA Times, co-host of “Asian Enough” podcast.

Jen Yamato on KCRW

President Trump has called COVID-19 “the Chinese virus,” and blamed China for its origin and spread.

‘Asian Enough’ podcast hosts on rising racism during coronavirus outbreak

President Trump has called COVID-19 “the Chinese virus,” and blamed China for its origin and spread.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of the “Fast” franchise, which now includes Charlize Theron; “The Lost City of Z,” an old-fashioned epic about an…

How is the "Fast and Furious" franchise holding up?

Our critics review “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of the “Fast” franchise, which now includes Charlize Theron; “The Lost City of Z,” an old-fashioned epic about an…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The Birth of a Nation,” the biopic about Nat Turner, who led the most famous slave rebellion in US history, hits theaters this weekend.

Will moviegoers go see 'Birth of a Nation'?

“The Birth of a Nation,” the biopic about Nat Turner, who led the most famous slave rebellion in US history, hits theaters this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

How you can help the music industry — and how the music industry can help each other. Here are some ways you can support artists while we cope with the societal changes of coronavirus.

from Music News

Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.

from Greater LA

What are renters and landlords doing when rent is due on April 1? One LA City Councilman is fighting for a rent freeze.

from Greater LA

Chancellor Angela Merkel's handling of the COVID-19 crisis is being praised around the world.

from Studio Berlin

For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Three members of an LA family came down with COVID-19 after a ski trip to Italy earlier this month. They tested positive for the disease at LAX on their return trip.

from KCRW Features

LA’s construction sites are still a hotbed of activity, deemed an essential service. Could they become hotbeds for COVID-19 too?

from Design and Architecture

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

from KCRW Features

Several clinics in Santa Barbara have begun testing patients for COVID-19 from their cars, but only certain people qualify.

from KCRW Features