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Advice From Dad

Posted March 25, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]

Live stories from Mike White, Ken Reid and Steven Yeun about getting advice (both good and bad) from their fathers.

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Jenni Rowell: Life, Interrupted

Posted March 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Imagine waking up every morning and seeing a stranger in the mirror…

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SXSW Preview: A Movie for Radio Folks

Posted March 6, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]

“Song from the Forest” is a documentary about what happens when you hear something on the radio one day, and allow it to completely and totally change the direction of your life. I can’t wait to see it this week at SXSW.

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Producers Notebook: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens on the Nomadic Life

Posted March 4, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Putting the chains on at the pass. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Guyer-Stevens.

Independent producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens talks about why she needed to tell the story of the nomadic yak herders of Tibet.

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Liz Fletcher: Little Orphan Edie, a Valentine’s Story

Posted February 27, 2014 by | 2 Comments | ]
Orphan Edie

A tale of true love spanning four decades, two countries, and classic racial divides…

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My Reality

Posted February 27, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
A contestant on the TV program Solitary, alone in her pod, talking to Val
Courtesy of Lincoln Hiatt

A reality television producer finds a line that she refuses to cross, while a man accidentally inflicts emotional scars on a first date.

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Finding community and beauty in the sport of flying roller pigeons

Posted February 27, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Photo: Valerie Defert

Independent producer Jens Erik Gould discovers a Los Angeles community built around flying Birmingham roller pigeons.

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Cracking the Love Code

Posted February 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]

Whenever Liza would get in a serious relationship with a man, she would introduce him to her mother. Liza’s mom Peggy, like many parents, would quickly offer unsolicited advice about whether the guy was a suitable match for her daughter. The frustrating thing for Liza was, her mother was almost always right. That’s because for 26 years Peggy had been a foreign service officer for …

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A Foot in the Door

Posted February 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Humiliation, fear, poverty, de-humanization, self-doubt and lies… welcome to show business.

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Carthay Square, HPOZs and the Effort to Preserve a Neighborhood

Posted February 12, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
Marilouise Morgan bought her house in 1959.
“Just look around and see what’s happening east of us, where residences went in favor of large apartment buildings.”

Gideon Brower just filed this piece for KCRW’s Design and Architecture on a Los Angeles neighborhood’s fight to stay original.