Peter Biskind

author, 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America'

Guest

Journalist and author of numerous books about Hollywood, including Easy Riders, Raging Bulls; Down and Dirty Pictures and Gods and Monsters, his latest book is Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America

Peter Biskind on KCRW

Nick Hornby Writes the Songs; Star Maps; Falling Stars

from The Business

More from KCRW

This week’s art picks include drawings that explore deaf rage and experiences of trauma; a new age radio station broadcasting from a Santa Monica gallery; and a series of irregularly…

from Arts & Culture Stories

That's how the hero of "The White Tiger" views his native India. The way you'll view the film is with rapt attention and great delight. It's really terrific.

from Film Reviews

George Clooney exclusively told KCRW that President Donald Trump and his family will be put “into the dustbin of history” after a Trump-supporting mob besieged the Capitol building on…

from The Business

This week’s picks include an artist who melds tradition, craft, and pop culture to create inclusive and uplifting messages; artworks that start on iPhones and end up large scale; and a…

from Arts & Culture Stories

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" stars Viola Davis as the great blues singer of the title and Chadwick Boseman, brilliant in his final performance as the cornetist in a quartet that…

from Film Reviews

A documentary called "The Reason I Jump" is a stirring new addition to the movie genre--best exemplified by "The Miracle Worker"--about disabled people who can't express what they're…

from Film Reviews

Chris Gibbs and Beth Birkett on Union Los Angeles’ staying power.

from The Treatment

Playwright, drag performer, and singing historian Taylor Mac will present a virtual show for one night only on December 12. “ Holiday Sauce...Pandemic!

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with writer and professor David Mikics whose newest book is ‘Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker.”

from The Treatment