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
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Disney's remake of "The Lion King" looks like the real thing--animation that simulates real life in astonishing detail.
Jul. 19from Film Reviews
The lovely paradox of Lulu Wang’s “The Farewell,” in subtitled Mandarin and English, is that everyone in it tries to hide their feelings as long as they can, yet their story goes…
Jul. 12from Film Reviews
Joe wants to know: "Where is the broadcast network version of Shark Week?"
Jul. 9from Screengrab
Actor Jimmie Fails gets personal with his own family legacy in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco".
Jun. 28from The Treatment
Executive producer David Fincher talks delving deeper into the psyche of serial killers in season two of "Mindhunter".
Jul. 12from The Treatment
Filmmaker Reginald Hudlin recently directed the new documentary ‘The Black Godfather’ for Netflix, but he’s held a lot of other jobs, including writing ‘Black Panther’ comics and…
Jul. 12from The Business
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I tell you about the time I went to
Costa Rica and drank ayahuasca for four days. There was probably a more artful way to put
that, but, I…
Jul. 3from Martini Shot
This week, you can: see the blind contour work of Sophie Kipner at the historic Figueroa Hotel; learn about the practices of Anni Albers through disciples of her art; pay tribute to…
Jul. 22from Design and Architecture
Playwright Geraldine Inoa’s stunning play “Scraps” is haunted by a character we never meet. Don't miss this powerful production.
Jul. 8from Opening the Curtain