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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

    For Marc Maron, Timing Is Everything

    For Marc Maron, Timing Is Everything

    The comedian talks about his new stand-up special, which is aptly titled "End Times Fun"; for animators, the show must go on; comedian John Thomas insists “Everything's Gonna Be Okay.”

    • 25 min
    Wesley Morris And Jenna Wortham Are 'Processing' Again

    Wesley Morris And Jenna Wortham Are 'Processing' Again

    The co-hosts of the New York Times culture podcast, "Still Processing," talk about their new season of episodes; podcast expert Nick Quah on what he's recommending these days.

    • 25 min
    Pop Music In The Age Of Covid

    Pop Music In The Age Of Covid

    We devote our entire show today to pop music, asking creators how they’re coping in the Age of Covid. We’ll hear from singer/songwriter Bhi Bhiman, country musician Jessi Alexander, and A.J. Jackson, the lead singer from the band Saint Motel, which had to cancel its world tour.

    • 25 min
    'Birds of Prey' Gets A Quick Second Life

    'Birds of Prey' Gets A Quick Second Life

    The film, which opened in theaters in early February, has been rushed onto on demand platforms, which is just fine with director Cathy Yan; with the summer Olympics postponed, where does that leave NBC?; how are stand-up comedians faring in the Covid era?

    • 25 min
    The Lasting Influence Of 'Crip Camp'

    The Lasting Influence Of 'Crip Camp'

    The story of a camp for disabled teens that was established in the early 1970s in upstate New York is told in a new Netflix documentary; what issues are facing movie exhibitors now that they've been shut down?; and now, they've even closed drive-ins!

    • 25 min
    Weekend: COVID-19 and Comedians; Hollywood Assistants Hit Hard; 'The Climb' Delayed; M Ward; Amy Ryan

    Weekend: COVID-19 and Comedians; Hollywood Assistants Hit Hard; 'The Climb' Delayed; M Ward; Amy Ryan

    With COVID-19 shutting down venues, stand-up comics are left without a platform and Hollywood assistants are struggling to make it; "The Climb" gets delayed; plus M. Ward is releasing a new album; Why Amy Ryan made the Netflix movie 'Lost Girls;' and singer/songwriter Sudan Archives finds inspiration in youtube videos; Plus The Frame team has some recommendations for you.

    • 51 min

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