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
Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 2from Greater LA
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features
High school students recently formed “Students for Floyd,” an LA-based group promoting social justice.
Jun. 3from Greater LA
Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.
May. 29from Freeform
KCRW’s Freeform Fridays features mixes from special guests and KCRW DJs.
Physicians use micromorts to measure the likelihood of death from an activity. A micromort equates to a one in 1 million chance of dying.
May. 28from KCRW Features
“We need to drastically reprioritize to meet the demands, the dual demands of this moment, of both the pandemic we’re in and the civil unrest,” says Mike Bonin.
Jun. 3from KCRW Features
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 5, 2020.
Jun. 5from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
Apple is upping their movie game and putting their stamp on an awards-caliber film.
May. 29from Hollywood Breakdown