Russell is half of the musical duo Sparks, along with his older brother, Ron, and the composer of the new Bookworm theme.
The second conversation with brothers Ron and Russell Mael of the band Sparks, along with stripped-down versions of two songs from their new album Hippopotamus.
Nov. 9, 2017from Bookworm
Sparks plays stripped-down acoustic versions of art rock songs off their new album Hippopotamus, along with a classic song, and the theme to Bookworm, Where Would We Be without Books.
Nov. 2, 2017from Bookworm
Sep. 2, 2010from Bookworm
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says it’s tough to imagine a more timely and enthralling show
May. 16from Art Talk
While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York.
May. 17from Hollywood Breakdown
I’m Joe Morgenstern. I’ll be back on KCRW next week with more reviews.
May. 10from Film Reviews
At the beginning of Michael McKeever’s play at the Fountain Theatre, we are at the end of a dinner party.
May. 6from Opening the Curtain
Los Angeles-Long Beach has once again been cited the nation’s capital for dirty air, just as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti has made cleaning the air a central plank of his green new deal.
May. 14from Design and Architecture
Edward Goldman talks about the Eleanor Antin exhibition at LACMA and an exhibition by June Edmonds at Luis de Jesus gallery.
May. 14from Art Talk
A recent episode of 'The Good Fight,' the spinoff of 'The Good Wife' which runs on the streaming service CBS All Access, featured a short musical, animated interlude about China.
May. 9from Hollywood Breakdown
A bill in Sacramento called SB50 would override local zoning rules to legalize small and mid-size apartment buildings around public transit and job centers.
May. 8from Design and Architecture
Her fourth book, which took her six years to write, An American Marriage brought Tayari Jones to the attention of Oprah’s Book Club.
May. 2from Bookworm