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There are so many lawyers, so many lawsuits and so much legal news surrounding President Trump that we decided to call our own lawyer to catch you up.
 
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The Treatment
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Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.
 
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Bookworm
साप्ताहिक
 
Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
 
Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture.
 
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Good Food
Ugentligt
 
Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.
 
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Film Reviews
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.
 
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The Business
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The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter...
 
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Lost Notes
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A collection of the greatest music stories never told. Music journalist and author Jessica Hopper takes the reins for season two.
 
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Art Talk
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Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.
 
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UnFictional
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This season, unbelievably true stories of perception and what it’s like to experience the world the way someone else does. An experimental treatment that works all too well. A man selling get rich schemes until he unleashes a part of himself he...
 
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Which Way, L.A.?
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Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.
 
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Welcome to LA
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Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert – a conjured image of paradise. These are the stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream – yacht parties with theremin makers that end on the rocks, low-budget filmmaking that blurs the...
 
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Cargoland
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Go behind the gates of America’s largest port complex for an intimate and unflinching look at the lives riding the waves of supply and demand.
 
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The Organist
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Take a weird, thoughtful and pleasurable journey into literature, music, art, philosophy, the internet, language, and history with McSweeney's and KCRW. This unconventional arts-and-culture magazine features contributors and guests like Miranda...
 
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Strangers
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Lea Thau, Peabody Award winner & former Director of The Moth, has created Strangers, featuring true stories about people we meet, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that we aren't...
 
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Three years ago Robert Eggers made his dark mark with a remarkable debut feature called "The Witch." Now he's back with "The Lighthouse," a horror fantasy in a dramatic and aesthetic class by itself.By KCRW.
 
The situation in Syria changed quickly this week. A five-day cease-fire, which Turkey is calling a “pause,” negotiated by Vice President Mike Pence, seemed to be barely holding up less than 24 hours after it was announced. President Trump considers the agreement a victory, but some members of the GOP disagree. Mike Singh of the Washington Insti ...…
 
Sometimes the “inauthentic” can lead to delicious results. Just ask Ivan Orkin and Chris Ying about Japanese diner food. Chef Josef Centeno says Tex-Mex is premised on inauthenticity.By KCRW.
 
Almost a decade ago, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad was imprisoned and tortured by the Assad regime for filming anti-government protests. After his release in 2012, he kept the cameras rolling. Fayyad became the first Syrian director to be nominated for Oscar with his 2017 film 'Last Men in Aleppo,' about the White Helmets who rescue the injured ...…
 
Almost a decade ago, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad was imprisoned and tortured by the Assad regime for filming anti-government protests. After his release in 2012, he kept the cameras rolling. Fayyad became the first Syrian director to be nominated for Oscar with his 2017 film 'Last Men in Aleppo,' about the White Helmets who rescue the injured ...…
 
Almost a decade ago, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad was imprisoned and tortured by the Assad regime for filming anti-government protests. After his release in 2012, he kept the cameras rolling. Fayyad became the first Syrian director to be nominated for Oscar with his 2017 film 'Last Men in Aleppo,' about the White Helmets who rescue the injured ...…
 
Almost a decade ago, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad was imprisoned and tortured by the Assad regime for filming anti-government protests. After his release in 2012, he kept the cameras rolling. Fayyad became the first Syrian director to be nominated for Oscar with his 2017 film 'Last Men in Aleppo,' about the White Helmets who rescue the injured ...…
 
Benjamin Moser talks about Susan Sontag‘s ideology: reading more books, going to more plays, traveling more, learning more, taking learning seriously, and taking culture seriously. Sontag: Her Life and Work is interested in the writing and ideas of Susan Sontag; attacking the philistines and treasuring knowledge.…
 
Rudy Giuliani has lots to worry about this week. He has refused to comply with a subpoena in the impeachment inquiry and says that he doesn’t need a lawyer. But Ken begs to differ. Giuliani did have a lawyer write up a letter defying the subpoena, which Josh and Ken agree was the written equivalent of giving the middle finger. Adding to Giulian ...…
 
Rudy Giuliani has lots to worry about this week. He has refused to comply with a subpoena in the impeachment inquiry and says that he doesn’t need a lawyer. But Ken begs to differ. Giuliani did have a lawyer write up a letter defying the subpoena, which Josh and Ken agree was the written equivalent of giving the middle finger. Adding to Giulian ...…
 
Think about "Parasite" as a home-invasion story unlike any other. This funny, smart and genuinely profound social satire from Korea was directed by Bong Joon Ho, and it's one of the most original films in memory.By KCRW.
 
The friendship between director Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi creates space for authenticity and discovery in “The Chef Show.” Plus, a hit YouTube show celebrates the Italian grannies making pasta by hand.By KCRW.
 
With a flood of new streaming services set to launch and the industry in upheaval, we go deep with opinionated analyst Rich Greenfield. He says massive media companies all want hits on all platforms and it ain’t gonna be easy. Greenfield tells us why he thinks you the customer ultimately are better off without the cable bundle, no matter how ma ...…
 
With a flood of new streaming services set to launch and the industry in upheaval, we go deep with opinionated analyst Rich Greenfield. He says massive media companies all want hits on all platforms and it ain’t gonna be easy. Greenfield tells us why he thinks you the customer ultimately are better off without the cable bundle, no matter how ma ...…
 
With a flood of new streaming services set to launch and the industry in upheaval, we go deep with opinionated analyst Rich Greenfield. He says massive media companies all want hits on all platforms and it ain’t gonna be easy. Greenfield tells us why he thinks you the customer ultimately are better off without the cable bundle, no matter how ma ...…
 
With a flood of new streaming services set to launch and the industry in upheaval, we go deep with opinionated analyst Rich Greenfield. He says massive media companies all want hits on all platforms and it ain’t gonna be easy. Greenfield tells us why he thinks you the customer ultimately are better off without the cable bundle, no matter how ma ...…
 
The Ukraine story got a lot bigger this week. Can a lot of this mess be explained by pointing to the departure of the people in President Trump’s circle who contained his worst instincts? The impeachment story and a health scare have shaken up the Democratic primary. Joe Biden struggles to hit back at the president’s unfair attacks on him. Not ...…
 
The best style is truly timeless. With his new coffee table book, “Hunks and Heroes: Four Decades of Fashion at GQ”, GQ creative director-at-large Jim Moore has edited together a selection of photos that illustrate the combination of taste, playful and sophistication that elevates Gentleman’s Quarterly above its imitators.…
 
In part two, Salman Rushdie discusses Quichotte as an idealist, and his materialized-son Sancho as a cynic. Rushdie's Quichotte is explored as a modern take on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, with the opera Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet a strong influence. Rushdie says the opera allowed him to feel unshackled from dependence upo ...…
 
White House counsel Pat Cipollone sent a letter to Congress laying out why they won’t be participating in the impeachment inquiry. Ken says it’s eight pages of bloviation and very short on rule of law. And what’s really new here? Shouldn’t we have expected this reaction from President Trump and the White House legal team? Ken says this shows a ...…
 
White House counsel Pat Cipollone sent a letter to Congress laying out why they won’t be participating in the impeachment inquiry. Ken says it’s eight pages of bloviation and very short on rule of law. And what’s really new here? Shouldn’t we have expected this reaction from President Trump and the White House legal team? Ken says this shows a ...…
 
If you’re feeling insufficiently anxious in your life, “Joker” could be just the ticket. If not, look elsewhere to be entertained.By KCRW.
 
Curtis Stone goes abroad for some R&D in his new PBS show. Not to be outdone, Besha Rodell visited six continents in search of the world’s best restaurants.By KCRW.
 
Now it can be told: how filmmaker and geek Kevin Smith set out to rescue his hero, the legendary Stan Lee. Last year, Smith began to fear that the elderly co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men was being abused. Smith acted, though he felt strongly that there could be no good outcome. This week, we bring you Part 2 of our interview wi ...…
 
Now it can be told: how filmmaker and geek Kevin Smith set out to rescue his hero, the legendary Stan Lee. Last year, Smith began to fear that the elderly co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men was being abused. Smith acted, though he felt strongly that there could be no good outcome. This week, we bring you Part 2 of our interview wi ...…
 
Now it can be told: how filmmaker and geek Kevin Smith set out to rescue his hero, the legendary Stan Lee. Last year, Smith began to fear that the elderly co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men was being abused. Smith acted, though he felt strongly that there could be no good outcome. This week, we bring you Part 2 of our interview wi ...…
 
Now it can be told: how filmmaker and geek Kevin Smith set out to rescue his hero, the legendary Stan Lee. Last year, Smith began to fear that the elderly co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men was being abused. Smith acted, though he felt strongly that there could be no good outcome. This week, we bring you Part 2 of our interview wi ...…
 
“As I said on the phone, I think it’s crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign.” That was a text message from our top diplomat in Ukraine last month, just before this whole mess about President Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden became public. Ukraine was wondering what was going on with the $40 ...…
 
Sam DuChamp is a second-rate spy novelist whom actual spies appreciate. He writes the journey of Quichotte, an elderly man who creates his son Sancho out of meteors and thin air. Quichotte is in love with Salma R, a celebrated television personality and opioid addict. Through his cousin Dr. Smile, Quichotte deals sublingual fentanyl to Salma R. ...…
 
A lot of Republicans are defending President Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president because the contents of the whistleblower’s complaint are hearsay. But that’s a weird defense -- we already have independent confirmation of a lot of the events described in the complaint. Ken and Josh discuss hearsay, and whether anything the president said ...…
 
A lot of Republicans are defending President Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president because the contents of the whistleblower’s complaint are hearsay. But that’s a weird defense -- we already have independent confirmation of a lot of the events described in the complaint. Ken and Josh discuss hearsay, and whether anything the president said ...…
 
Renée Zellwegger plays Judy Garland with heart-stopping brilliance in "Judy." It's a performance that no one could have predicted, not even on the basis of her bedazzling portrayal of Roxie Hart in "Chicago." She sets the film on fire every time she sings a Garland classic in her own voice.By KCRW.
 
Generational shifts in our eating habits have had an incalculable impact on our health and world, says Bee Wilson. Ahead of the High Holidays, we look at the tradition of “Cucina Ebraica,” or the Jewish-Italian table.By KCRW.
 
Twenty-five years after Harvey Weinstein bought Kevin Smith’s low-budget indie film ‘Clerks,’ so much has changed. But in spite of Smith’s insistence that he’s behind the times, he’s always found ways to get his movies made--including his newest, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.’ We sat down with Smith at his house in the Hollywood Hills as he was p ...…
 
Twenty-five years after Harvey Weinstein bought Kevin Smith’s low-budget indie film ‘Clerks,’ so much has changed. But in spite of Smith’s insistence that he’s behind the times, he’s always found ways to get his movies made--including his newest, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.’ We sat down with Smith at his house in the Hollywood Hills as he was p ...…
 
Twenty-five years after Harvey Weinstein bought Kevin Smith’s low-budget indie film ‘Clerks,’ so much has changed. But in spite of Smith’s insistence that he’s behind the times, he’s always found ways to get his movies made--including his newest, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.’ We sat down with Smith at his house in the Hollywood Hills as he was p ...…
 
Twenty-five years after Harvey Weinstein bought Kevin Smith’s low-budget indie film ‘Clerks,’ so much has changed. But in spite of Smith’s insistence that he’s behind the times, he’s always found ways to get his movies made--including his newest, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.’ We sat down with Smith at his house in the Hollywood Hills as he was p ...…
 
Nancy Pelosi says the inquiry is on, and it now has the support from nearly every Democrat and therefore, a majority of the House. This may be a rapid impeachment — just two months and just about the new Ukraine scandal. Should this be quick and easy? Or should there be more hearings and more charges? Spoiler alert: no one on the show expects t ...…
 
Noah, a retired chemistry professor and widower, plans a trip to his birthplace, Nice in the South of France, to investigate wartime photos he discovered his mother left behind. Though before his trip, to his surprise, social services obligate him to become the caretaker of Michael, his eleven-year-old great-nephew he has never met. So in Nice ...…
 
Between his film and stage work, director Rupert Goold has often been attracted to material focusing on protagonists caught between the real world and a truth of their own making. This makes him the ideal candidate to bring the life of Judy Garland to the screen. His newest project, the biopic “Judy”, starring Renee Zellweger, artfully weaves b ...…
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with her caucus on Tuesday and announced the House is beginning a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. The impetus for this is a whistleblower report Congress hasn’t seen, because the acting director of national intelligence overruled his inspector general, saying Congress isn’t entitled to see it. But we’ve b ...…
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with her caucus on Tuesday and announced the House is beginning a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. The impetus for this is a whistleblower report Congress hasn’t seen, because the acting director of national intelligence overruled his inspector general, saying Congress isn’t entitled to see it. But we’ve b ...…
 
Filipino American History Month is coming up, so we’re revisiting our special on Filipino food from earlier this year, when Evan and friends embarked on a food crawl of Northeast LA.By KCRW.
 
The Harvey Weinstein revelations broke when writer and director Susannah Grant was working on her Netflix series ‘Unbelievable’--based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim. In the hectic aftermath of the Weinstein exposes, Netflix asked Grant: does this change anything ...…
 
The Harvey Weinstein revelations broke when writer and director Susannah Grant was working on her Netflix series ‘Unbelievable’--based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim. In the hectic aftermath of the Weinstein exposes, Netflix asked Grant: does this change anything ...…
 
The Harvey Weinstein revelations broke when writer and director Susannah Grant was working on her Netflix series ‘Unbelievable’--based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim. In the hectic aftermath of the Weinstein exposes, Netflix asked Grant: does this change anything ...…
 
The Harvey Weinstein revelations broke when writer and director Susannah Grant was working on her Netflix series ‘Unbelievable’--based on a true story about how one team of cops pursued a serial rapist while another disbelieved and bullied a victim. In the hectic aftermath of the Weinstein exposes, Netflix asked Grant: does this change anything ...…
 
There’s a whistleblower complaint from a member of the intelligence community that has something to do with President Trump communicating an inappropriate promise to a foreign leader. Multiple outlets are reporting the memo is about Ukraine and the president’s efforts to lean on the Ukranian government to investigate Joe Biden. But the acting d ...…
 
Language-loving twin sisters discover themselves united by passion but separated by needs in The Grammarians, the eleventh book by Cathleen Schine. Stuffed with language surprises, this comic novel about serious things portrays a literary war: order and dignity versus freedom and experimentation. One sister, Daphne, a copy editor and grammar co ...…
 
The White House claims top advisers have absolute immunity from testifying to Congress about their interactions with the president. Is there any legal basis for that? And does either side of the argument want a court to weigh in on this? Not really. Ken White tells us why. Former Trump campaign chair Corey Lewandowski, who testified (or rather, ...…
 
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