What do you want when you are young and itching with anticipation for the life you’ve always imagined yourself living? Everything. You want everything....more
Posts Tagged: radio
Last year we did something called Letters to Each Other, where Rumpus readers sent us a letter, and we sent you back six letters from other people. We think we want to make a radio story about it—if you participated and would be willing to participate in this story, will you email Karen at email@example.com?...more
I’m a student, I say. My teacher has told me to go to a cemetery and find a stone, any stone, that speaks to me. I chose Kenda’s because hers gave more information, more anything, than any other stone I saw in the one cemetery I visited....more
In an interview with their father two young girls, age three and five, explain the worst haircut ever....more
Next week, on November 24 and 25, at 5pm, KCRW will be broadcasting (and streaming on KCRW.com) a radio show created by our pal Rickard Parks.
The show was first featured in McSweeney’s and includes helicopter crashes, “murmuring tumors,” and original performances by:
Wayne Coyne, Michelle Martin Coyne, Steven Drozd, and Scott Booker (Flaming Lips), Will Sheff (Okkervil River), Eleanor Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces), Jack Hitt (This American Life, Harper’s), Paul F.
Tom and Ray, NPR’s Car Talk brothers, have announced that they’re retiring come October. The good news is there will continue to be a weekly program pulled from the archives.
“But to our fans, don’t be sad. We’ve managed to avoid getting thrown off NPR for 25 years, given out tens of thousands of wrong answers, generated lawsuit threats from innumerable car companies, and had a hell of a lot of fun talking to you guys.”...more
A new transnational, Spanish-language, radio program seeks to share human stories throughout Latin America and the U.S. In the last year, Radio Ambulante has built a production network throughout the Americas and begun production on the first three episodes. To propel the project to the next stage, donations are being accepted through Kickstarter....more
Allen Ginsberg claimed that his reading voice was an imitation of the voice with which William Blake spoke to him in his visions and dreams. Once you hear Ginsberg read, you are stuck in his dream forever.
Javier Marias, the prolific Spanish author who blends wit and private conspiracies in unparalleled ways, was on KCRW’s Bookworm yesterday....more