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Despite having the time of his life directing his magnum opus, the pressure consumes Tarantino. Would it be great…or awful?
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Irish actor Brendan Gleeson has received his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for playing Colm Doherty in the black tragicomedy “The Banshees of Inisherin.”
Black poetry and the unearthing of forgotten historiesRace & Ethnicity
Black writers and poets Quraysh Ali Lansana and Ishion Hutchinson share how their poetry is shaped by history, tradition, and the unearthing of forgotten histories.
Wayne Shorter’s all seeing eye: A tribute and final conversation with the jazz pioneerMusic
KCRW’s resident Jazz Cat LeRoy Downs pays tribute to the pioneering jazz saxophonist and shares a moving 2022 conversation with Shorter and Esperanza Spaulding.
Ep. 2 Dogs who hang around the reservoirEntertainment
Out of work and broke, Tarantino spent his time writing. And writing. Rejected for being “too vile!” or “too vulgar!” he finally got his big break – Reservoir Dogs.
10 albums to pair with 2023’s 10 Best Picture Oscar nomineesFor Your Consideration
Talking Heads + “Everything Everywhere,” Daniel Avery’s “Ultra Truth” to process “Tár,” and eight more album pairings for the 2023 Best Picture Oscar nominees.
Ep. 1 In love with the moviesEntertainment
Young Quentin Tarantino loved all movies, every kind. And that passion grew from a tiny video rental shop in Manhattan Beach.