Lecturer at USC Annenberg
Keith Plocek is a freelance writer and USC Annenberg lecturer who teaches a class on surf journalism.
Local news site LAist is out of business, along with Gothamist and others. The owner said he couldn’t make money after the journalists voted to unionize.
Nov. 3, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A look at back at The Endless Summer -- the most influential surf movie ever -- 50 years after it came out.
Jun. 21, 2017from The Document
Edward Goldman talks about the solo exhibitions by John Baldessari and Gwynn Murrill at Laguna Art Museum, and Eric Fischl at Sprüth Magers.
Jun. 25from Art Talk
Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.
Jul. 15from The Document
Editor/poet David Trinidad, poet Amy Gerstler, and publisher Ruth Greenstein reflect on the dynamic mind behind Punk Rock is Cool for the End of the World: Poems and Notebooks of Ed…
Jul. 11from Bookworm
Executive producer David Fincher talks delving deeper into the psyche of serial killers in season two of "Mindhunter".
Jul. 12from The Treatment
As the Democratic debates begin this week, we take time to talk TV's coverage of the 2020 election.
Jun. 25from Screengrab
Edward Goldman talks about a week full of extraordinary dance performances on stage and on screen.
Jul. 16from Art Talk
WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max will pull “Friends” from Netflix when it launches in 2020.
Jul. 12from Hollywood Breakdown
The 71st Emmy Nominations are out. Get the full list and click through to listen to interviews with some of your favorite creators in television.
Jul. 16from Arts & Culture Stories
In 1989, a young sailor named Tracy Edwards made history when she skippered the first all-female crew in a round-the-world race aboard a secondhand yacht named Maiden.
Jun. 28from The Business