author of “In Defense of Elitism: Why I’m Better Than You and You Are Better Than Someone Who Didn’t Buy This Book”
Former columnist for the Los Angeles Times and regular contributor to Time magazine, on a range of political and cultural topics
“Draining the swamp” was a popular slogan, and President Trump has made good on his promise. Crucial firings and resignations have hit almost every department.
Nov. 28from To the Point
Stanford grad and LA Times columnist Joel Stein goes to the best parties, and rubs shoulders with Moby, Rob Reiner, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Oct. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Sometime soon (or maybe already), you’re going to get some sort of injection for your face.
Jun. 19, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Stephen Wright’s Processed Cheese finds hilarity in the tragedy of contemporary life.
Mar. 19from Bookworm
N ew York is calling on health care workers from all over to come help with the flood of coronavirus patients.
Mar. 31from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The CDC is recommending that all Americans should wear cloth masks or other face coverings if they go out in public — amid new concerns that infected people with no symptoms can still…
Apr. 2from Design and Architecture
Six states are holding primaries today: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Washington State, North Dakota. On this “Big Tuesday,” 352 delegates are up for grabs.
Mar. 10from News Special Programming
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has agreed to plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice.
Mar. 31from KCRW Features
The White House has unveiled a $1 trillion stimulus package in response to COVID-19.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.
Mar. 27from Left, Right & Center
The coronavirus pandemic, constitutional rights, and President Trump’s lawsuits
Mar. 26from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
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…
Mar. 26from Design and Architecture