author, 'Playing the Whore'
Journalist and author of Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work
Yesterday, the global human rights group Amnesty International voted to support policies that decriminalize sex work.
Aug. 12, 2015
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
"Radioactivity," a biopic that starts to be about Marie Curie, can't resist a cause-and-effect survey of radiation that extends as far afield as Hiroshima, the Nevada Proving Ground…
from Film Reviews
A judge for the Appeals Court of Maryland has ruled that the smell of marijuana is not probable cause for a search.
from KCRW Features
Coronavirus has taken away a lot of what Los Angeles has to offer...but at least it’s taken traffic jams with it.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
The nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards have been released, and HBO’s “Watchmen” leads with 26 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series.
from The Business
Hollywood has had its share of challenges this year as the entertainment industry grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.
from Arts & Culture Stories
Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the state of negotiations for the next coronavirus relief package and how pro sports are successfully and not so successfully…
from Left, Right & Center
In “ Rigged,” historian David Shimer documents both countries attempts to manipulate democracies abroad — and comes to some questionable conclusions
from Scheer Intelligence
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 31, 2020.
from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
A new test offers some benefits, but also some risks, to finding out if you are at high risk for Alzheimer’s - a disease for which there are currently no good treatments available.
from Second Opinion