Brandon R. Reynolds is a cultural spelunker living in California & writing on how culture, science, art and politics all find one another in the way-down dark.
KCRW wanted to understand how online conversations can go sideways when the subject is difficult. We dig into the neuroscience, and create a staged reading of a particularly brutal Nextdoor post.
An Alta magazine story leads to the discovery of a section of the "The Well of the Scribes" sculpture, which went missing 50 years ago. It was returned to L.A.'s Central Library. The search for the rest of it heats up.
The Well of Scribes resurfaces! (Part of it, anyway.)
Video calls are a nightmare of bad angles and unfortunate backgrounds. We asked Hollywood to make it beautiful.
Talking to four experts -- a cinematographer, a set designer, a makeup artist, and an actor -- about creating a better movie of You.
Comedians adapt to performing from their living rooms to invisible audiences. Cue laughter?
How theater, video games, and virtual reality play together.
L.A.’s 6 million trees keep us healthy—and they are all in jeopardy.
David Lynch talks about everything ... except for Twin Peaks.
All that’s needed is a theater, an audience, and a few actors.