Author and journalist who lives in Tokyo, Japan; contributing writer for the New Yorker and the Japan Times; author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S.
President Obama will be the first U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, Japan on Friday.
May. 26, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Islamic extremist group ISIS has said it will kill two Japanese captives if Japan doesn’t pay a $200 million ransom by Friday.
Jan. 21, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The latest novel from Haruki Murakami is out in English today, and it’s already number 3 on Amazon’s bestselling book list.
Aug. 12, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Under a new Trump administration plan, about 55,000 US-born children could be evicted from their homes because their parents are undocumented.
May. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
We visit a job fair in South LA set up for transgender people who often face unemployment and workplace discrimination and harassment.
May. 14from Greater LA
The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons. Its main theme song, “A Song of Fire and Ice,” has become iconic and recognizable among millions of fans.
May. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.
May. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
Everyone’s lawyering up.
May. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.
May. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.
May. 7from Greater LA
“The Terminator,” “Blade Runner,” and “Her” all center around a future of humans and machines living together. But that’s actually happening right now. The A.I.
May. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand