“If they hadn’t come along I think we would have to invent them somehow,” impressively bearded writer Robert […]

Lola Lola, played by Marlene Dietrich in the 1930 film The Blue Angel (Der blaue Engel), regales the […]

For many Americans, the phrase “California history” sounds like an oxymoron. Born out of a Gold Rush and […]

1994—it wasn’t that long ago.  Or was it?  It was a time before iPhones, YouTube, Monica Lewinsky, WMDs, […]

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared under the Intersections column at KCET Departures, May 30, 2013.] In the […]

“Crimson Kimono is really just a reversal of the old GI concept: ‘Let’s change our luck,’” Director Sam […]

Like so many over the past weeks, I have been following the Dylan Farrow/Woody Allen conflagration that re-exploded […]

When HBO premiered the first episode of its new series Looking in mid-January, the show, as noted by NPR’s […]