Michael Downing

Author

Guest

Novelist based at Tufts University in Boston; author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time

Michael Downing on KCRW

The biannual “spring forward fall back” dance that we Californians do may be a thing of the past if assembly member Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) gets his way.

Daylight Saving in California

The biannual “spring forward fall back” dance that we Californians do may be a thing of the past if assembly member Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) gets his way.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

Preparing for Terror

Brussels is on lockdown for a third straight day because of concerns of a possible terrorist attack there. And France is in a three-month state of emergency.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sunday at midnight it’s time once again to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time -- that’s “saving,” not “savings” by the way.

Daylight Saving

Sunday at midnight it’s time once again to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time -- that’s “saving,” not “savings” by the way.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

from Greater LA

Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 15, 2021.

The new year is an opportunity to scale back and reflect.

from Good Food

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 11, 2021.

KCRW will stop airing The Daily from The New York Times.

from News Stories

Nielsen released year-end streaming data for 2020, and more minutes were spent watching “The Office” on Netflix than any other show.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Dodger Stadium reopened today as a coronavirus vaccine site, with the capacity to vaccinate up to 12,000 people a day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand