Joel Whitney

author, essayist and editor

Guest

Joel Whitney is a co-founder and editor at large of Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics and the author of Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World's Best Writers.

Joel Whitney on KCRW

The author of Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers discusses how the spy agency used its own form of propaganda through highly respected magazines to counter the rise in…

Joel Whitney: The CIA's Cold War literary influence

The author of Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers discusses how the spy agency used its own form of propaganda through highly respected magazines to counter the rise in…

from Scheer Intelligence

More from KCRW

Edward Goldman talks about the solo exhibitions by John Baldessari and Gwynn Murrill at Laguna Art Museum, and Eric Fischl at Sprüth Magers.

from Art Talk

This week, you can: Appreciate printmaking and finished works from Self Help Graphics & Art; revisit daydream houses from 1970s Los Angeles and what they mean today;  see how designers…

With its graphic depictions of drug addiction and sex, HBO's 'Euphoria' depicts a modern version of teen life that's beyond bleak.

from Screengrab

Spanish architecture firm SelgasCano is taking over LA with brightly colored plastic and lots of plants.

from Design and Architecture

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp praises the artist’s power grab.

from Art Talk

Over the course of its record-breaking 15 seasons, ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' has never shied away from tough subjects.

from The Business

The Sherlock Holmes inspired play “Mysterious Circumstances” is itself a bit of mystery … but not in the way the Geffen’s Artistic Director Matt Shakman probably intended it.

from Opening the Curtain

Comedian Seth Meyers talks journey from "Weekend Update" to daily update in "Late Night with Seth Meyers".

from The Treatment

Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

from The Treatment