American novelist and poet
Louisa Hall's novel Speak considers the Alan Turing test: how do we know if what we are communicating with via machine is human?
Aug. 20, 2015from Bookworm
For Cornerstone’s latest piece “A Jordan Downs Illumination” the focus is really space and time (or more accurately *place* through time).
May. 20from Opening the Curtain
The trend in broadcast TV for the past couple of years has been to go all-in on reboots and revivals.
May. 21from Screengrab
With 'Avengers: Endgame' blasting through nearly every box office record, one of the biggest beneficiaries is Iron Man himself. Way back in 2008, Robert Downey Jr.
May. 2from Hollywood Breakdown
Ever since he was a child, Clark Strand has awoken in the middle of the night and gone out walking. One night a voice spoke directly in his ear, saying, “Don’t go out tonight.
May. 14from Nocturne
About the interdependence between humans and trees, Richard Powers found a place for the non-human in literary fiction with his new book, The Overstory .
May. 23from Bookworm
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I get into an argument with a friend of mine, a fellow writer, at dinner, and teach the other two people there a valuable lesson about…
May. 8from Martini Shot
Audiences may well be looking for an even higher level of outlandishness than the TV news channels and talk shows offer, and “Long Shot” provides it.
May. 3from Film Reviews
I’m Joe Morgenstern. I’ll be back on KCRW next week with more reviews.
May. 10from Film Reviews
John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?
May. 23from Lost Notes