Senior editor at Vulture
From Lucille Ball to Chris Rock to Amy Schumer, some jokes rise above the rest when it comes to cultural significance.
Feb. 12, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Aziz Ansari is just one of three comedians who’ve sold out Madison Square Garden in the past three years. Only three comedians had ever sold out the Garden before 2009.
Apr. 2, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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.
Mar. 25from Greater LA
For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.
Mar. 24from Arts & Culture Stories
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about the challenges other nations have struggled with during the pandemic.
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
A California epidemiologist talks about whether shelter-in-place efforts are effective so far, plus the status of tests and a potential treatment for COVID-19.
Mar. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Nearly 40 million Californians just completed the first weekend under Governor Gavin Newsom's shelter-in-place directive. Much of Los Angeles was shuttered.
Mar. 23from KCRW Features
What to watch: Westworld Season 3 for a tour of hypermodern buildings; Craft in America's video library of amazing makers and artists; a webinar on how digital fabrication can address…
Mar. 23from Design and Architecture
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has had a rocky relationship with L.A. County Supervisors ever since he took office.
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
What are renters and landlords doing when rent is due on April 1? One LA City Councilman is fighting for a rent freeze.
Mar. 26from Greater LA