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
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has garnered a lot of media attention and a huge fan base, and some soccer fans want to point out that there's another team in LA: the Galaxy.
Aug. 21from Greater LA
Summer in Southern California means swimming pools, and those glittering havens from the heat are celebrated in the new book “Splash: The Art of the Swimming Pool,” a collaboration…
Aug. 6from Design and Architecture
Director Lulu Wang brings humor to a sobering family situation in "The Farewell".
Aug. 9from The Treatment
The Marvel superhero Spider-Man is owned by Sony, but for the past five years, a unique arrangement had Sony and Disney sharing the character, which meant Spidey could show up in other…
Aug. 23from Hollywood Breakdown
There is a cave in southern France that contains some of the world’s most deeply hidden secrets.
Aug. 13from Nocturne
When is the last time you saw a play with a cast of eight complex women? I see a lot of theater and I think my answer is right next to never ...but an all female cast isn’t the only…
Aug. 19from Opening the Curtain
Comedian David Alan Grier on the comedy of retirement in "The Cool Kids".
Aug. 16from The Treatment
From the archives, a highly resonate conversation with Toni Morrison about transfiguring love, as portrayed in her novel Beloved .
Aug. 15from Bookworm
There’s a temptation with the big stories, say a Greek myth, to embrace the epic, larger-than-life quality. After all it’s a myth, right? Take playwright Sarah Ruhle’s “Eurydice”.
Aug. 12from Opening the Curtain