KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand

  • KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand
  • Madeleine Brand examines the latest ideas and trends that are shaping our world and shaping Los Ange...


Olympic Cities, SoulCycle's IPO, and Hostile Traffic Stops

SoulCycle?the indoor cycling phenomenon?has filed for an IPO. How exactly does a stationary bike class become a nationwide phenomenon? And, Samuel Dub... Read more

July 31, 2015 | 51 min

Cincinnati Police Shooting, Taser's Body Cam Business, and Cecil the Lion backlash

In Cincinnati, a body camera was the difference between murder charge and the public?s never knowing what really happened when a campus police officer... Read more

July 30, 2015 | 50 min

Cecil the Lion, 'The End of the Tour,' and Jason Bentley on Giorgio Moroder

During the last days of the book tour for his novel Infinite Jest, writer David Foster Wallace was joined by a reporter named David Lipsky. Lipsky wro... Read more

July 29, 2015 | 51 min

Should LA Host the 2024 Olympics?, Relativity Media, and 'Best of Enemies'

Boston dropped its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games yesterday after public support for the bid evaporated. Could Los Angeles become the designated A... Read more

July 28, 2015 | 50 min

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