Joshua Ferris’ first novel, a satire of the American corporate workplace, became a breakout hit 10 years ago. He’s written two other novels and many short stories since then.
Jun. 1, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California voters passed Proposition 8 by a 52% majority in 2008, limiting marriage to one man and one woman, and effectively banning same-sex marriage.
Jun. 16, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
Apr. 1, 2010from Bookworm
The life of a poet is rich with meaning and beauty. But the financial life of a poet is decidedly less rich.
Apr. 18from The Organist
Edward Goldman talks about a variety of cultural and political programs at Los Angeles Museums challenging our perspectives concerning art, sex and politics.
Apr. 23from Art Talk
Valeria Luiselli's Lost Children Archive tells the story of a family by combining the American road trip subgenre with the Latin American tradition of an inward journey.
Apr. 4from Bookworm
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.
Apr. 17from Martini Shot
Netflix is possibly buying a famous Hollywood movie theater and publishing an awards magazine. Why is the streamer investing in physical buildings and paper?
Apr. 11from Hollywood Breakdown
Just two days after the shocking fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the French government announced an international competition to redesign the spire.
Apr. 23from Design and Architecture
We're finally learning details about the streaming service Disney+, like when it will be available, how much it will cost, and the kind of content it will offer.
Apr. 16from Screengrab
Do you think this is a good world?
Apr. 10from Here Be Monsters
Brain- numbing and head-splitting (literally the latter, since the cleaving of skulls is a recurrent motif).
Apr. 12from Film Reviews