novelist and short story writer
Patrick Ness is British-American novelist and short story writer.
Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls – about a boy facing tremendous conflict with a bully at school, well-meaning inattentive teachers, and a dying mother – was actually already a story…
Dec. 22, 2016
The first time I did a film commentary for KCRW was so many years ago that listeners must have been listening on crystal sets.
from Film Reviews
The next LA County supervisor from the San Fernando Valley and Westside will represent over 2 million people and control billions of dollars. But where’s the campaign?
from Greater LA
In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.
Austin's finest purveyors of rock n' roll Spoon join us for a release day celebration of “Lucifer on the Sofa” with a wild set and freewheeling conversation with DJ Raul Campos.
from Live from Anne's Backyard
The hero of Robert Eggers's "The Northman," a Viking warrior in 9th century Iceland, thinks of nothing but avenging the death of his father, whose death may recall the plot of…
from Film Reviews
After pandemic delays, the new Tom Cruise film “Top Gun: Maverick” opens on May 27, and is expected to be a hit.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Street vendors are an essential part of Los Angeles’ history and its economy.
Producer Jaime Roque takes a ride with Ernie Moran in his 1965 Chevy Impala to explore the history and culture of the lowrider community of East Los Angeles.
Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.
from Life Examined