Author and staff writer for the New Yorker
On April 29, 1986, a fire raged through the Los Angeles Central Library. Nearly every firefighter in the city was there. It was the greatest loss to any public library in U.S.
Nov. 13, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
One of the most unlistenable bands of the ‘60s became a cult favorite decades later, gaining praise from the likes of Frank Zappa, Kurt Cobain and Sonic Youth.
May. 10, 2018from Lost Notes
From her early attraction to the Grateful Dead to the kinship she feels with The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde and a master guitarist from Congo, Susan Orlean's song picks are diverse and deeply personal.
Jun. 24, 2015from Guest DJ Project
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about her Life Still paintings
May. 30from Art Talk
Director Olivia Wilde talks directorial debut in "Booksmart".
May. 31from The Treatment
Last week, 'Jeopardy!' was in the headlines as contestant James Holzhauer ended his epic streak on the show.
Jun. 11from Screengrab
A stunning graphic novel by one of the medium’s greatest creators, Seth’s Clyde Fans is about people living in a memory fog, and the strange reverie that life takes on when one grows…
Jun. 13from Bookworm
Federal immigration authorities drop off busloads of Central American migrants daily in San Bernardino and the Coachella Valley, where a local church is picking up the slack.
Jun. 11from Greater LA
Santa Monica Airport is expected to close by 2028 and be replaced by a park, and this weekend the city will begin digging up both ends of the runway.
Jun. 11from Design and Architecture
Hundreds of thousands of folks in the LGBTQ community will party and parade in West Hollywood in the name of equality this weekend.
Jun. 6from Greater LA
Edward Goldman talks about mid-career solo exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists.
Jun. 4from Art Talk
Should you have the right to hasten your own execution?
Jun. 5from Here Be Monsters