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Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture.
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Each episode of this documentary series begins with a medical mystery. Sometimes the sickness is in the body, and sometimes the sickness is in the system. Once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge. Created by Allison Behringer and supported by KCRW.
All presidents have legal issues. Some have more than others. A weekly conversation about the law, executive power, and all the presidents' lawyers, good and bad.
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A collection of the greatest music stories never told. Join Lost Notes for Bent By Nature , a new 10-part documentary series and digital archive about the most influential American DJ you've never heard of. Deirdre O’Donoghue was a vital force in the musical underground of the 1980s. Countless...
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A storytelling show that explores the night, the landscape of the unseen, and how thoughts, feelings and behaviors transform in the dark
This season on UnFictional: Stories of fantasy: a childhood dream that becomes a life, impossible goals, underground worlds, adapting to new realities, memories of old friends and relations that become more real than the truth. It’s UnFictional, hosted by Bob Carlson.
A weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks recorded at KCRW, remixes, and an introduction to new artists on our radar.
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Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
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Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
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Join me, filmmaker and author Justin Simien, for unfiltered conversations with the film stars, artists and tv creators shaping black, queer and other emerging popular cultures. Be a fly on the wall as me and my guests use a common love language of "shade" to dive deeper than the knee-jerk...
Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert — a conjured image of paradise. Award-winning journalist David Weinberg returns with stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream.
KCRW's Life Examined is a one-hour weekly show exploring science, philosophy, faith — and finding meaning in the modern world. The show is hosted by Jonathan Bastian. Please tune in Saturdays at 9 a.m., or find it as a podcast.
Below the Ten: Stories of South LA is an ongoing series telling intimate stories about the people who live in the neighborhoods south of the 10 Freeway, including Watts, Jefferson Park, and Compton. The series is supported by a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.
Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.
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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 and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman...
Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.
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Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.
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A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always...
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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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An independent podcast about fear, beauty and the unknown. Since 2012. Hosted by Jeff Emtman and others.
Screengrab is a new KCRW commentary segment hosted by veteran TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian. Each week, they'll have a lively discussion about the evolving world of television and that screens – be they tablets, phones or TV sets – increasingly dominate our lives.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.
An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them.
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Kim Masters, host of KCRW’s The Business, breaks down Hollywood's top stories.
The Document is KCRW's new kind of mashup of documentaries and radio - telling addictive, real life, right now stories.
A wry take on real life in Hollywood.
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Amor. Mentiras. Una receta secreta. Acompaña a Kate del Castillo y sigue las aventuras de los gemelos Sol y Mundo Lucero mientras tratan de descubrir la verdad acerca de su padre muerto Arturo. Pista: está en el infierno.
KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, the late and great Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to.
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Is that even legal? Journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson deliver a smart and witty take on the legal issues of the day — and how they affect you.
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Steve Chiotakis talks to Los Angeles journalists about the week's leading news stories.
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Celestial Blood is a bilingual radionovela about love and secrets in the family of twins Sol and Mundo Lucero. It’s narrated by Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.
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.
Hosted by TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian, KCRW's The Spin-off is the podcast that takes you inside the television industry. Twice a month we feature in-depth conversations with people who are changing what and how we watch. You'll hear from showrunners, writers, actors,...
Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.
KCRW's Guest DJ Project invites an array of cultural luminaries to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them with a KCRW DJ.
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A trip to jail, even a short stint, can upend many lives - the inmate, their loved ones, and their children among others. This series traces the path from city block to jail block and back.
A weekly tour of the real Orange County, warts and all, with reporter Gustavo Arellano
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The stories shaping California's Central Coast, hosted by Jonathan Bastian.
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One Year Later is a special series that takes a new approach to the national political debate. A year after a polarizing election, three hosts, each with a distinct perspective, speak honestly about America's differences and look for ways to bridge the country's divides. What's your...
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