Tag Archives: KCRW

TV Surf Report: Actors Who Produce … (Reese, Jordan, Elizabeth!) Taking Their Careers To That Next Level

Santa Monica, CA — More and more actors are producing their own starring vehicles, setting up their own production companies, and developing material to produce but not star in, or some combo of directing/producing, etc. Studios and Networks and Streamers … Continue reading

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Surf Report: What’s To Eat In Your Earthquake Kit? (Now is a Good Time to Stock Up on Beefaroni)

Santa Monica, CA — Those recent Ridgecrest earthquakes were pretty darn powerful:  7.1 followed by thousands of aftershocks. The years of being reminded that Los Angeles is in the Hot Zone, and that we are way overdue for a major … Continue reading

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Surf Report: My First Job As The Weekend DJ for the Local Radio Station in Hodgenville, Kentucky — Radio Days, Indeed

Santa Monica, CA — Little known fact:  When I was 16 years old, my first job was working as the Weekend DJ at the local radio station in my hometown of Hodgenville, KY (pop. 2,500).  As it turns out, my first … Continue reading

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Food Surf Report: Celebrating Nowruz, Persian New Year and Seasonal Cooking at Spring in DTLA

Santa Monica, CA —  On Monday of this past week, I had painful Gum Surgery. By Friday, I had my first real meal in days, and it was outstanding. When the Universe (or rather, your public radio station) offers you a complimentary … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: In Praise of LaLa Land And Singing While Stuck On The 405 Freeway

   Santa Monica, CA — Sometimes, ya just need to see a “happy” film.  For me, that film is LaLa Land which was nominated for a record-tying 14 Academy Awards. I saw an advance screening in November courtesy of KCRW Radio … Continue reading

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