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Los Angeles Review of Books
Wired for Madness? A History
An Aesthetic of Expansiveness: Drawn & Quarterly at 25 Years
Decline and Fall
Death and Other Holes: The Novels of Viola Di Grado
Mid-Career: Three Poets and their Fourth Books
Kids in the Aftermath: Katrina in Young Adult Fiction
Taking Things By Surprise
What Rubbish They Publish
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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
The Série Noire and Social Intervention
Et Tu, Too?: Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” and the Revival of Black Postmodernism
David Foster Wallace’s Closed Circuit
The Young and the Restless, and Laura Kipnis
Industry, Ingenuity, and Fracture: On John McPhee
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Drums and Loyalty: Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping’s Parallel Power Parade
Crying with the Cosmic Cowboy
Murder Mysteries after the Death of the Author
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No Civil War Reenactments Were Injured in the Writing of This Novel
The End of Us: E.L. Doctorow’s Last Warning
A Love Letter to Los Angeles
The Falling Apartness of Things
Old Guys Have More Fun
A New Spirit in Israeli Culture
Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz
The Anthropoid Condition
PODCAST #82: Oliver Wang
Where Criticism Is Counterrevolutionary: Tania Bruguera on Cuba and the Fight for Free Speech
Charleston’s Psychic Landscape
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Jobs at LARB
PODCAST #38: Ken Baumann, "Solip"
August 10th, 2013
Ken Baumann is a writer, actor, and publisher. He currently plays Ben Boykewich on
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
which is wrapping up its fifth and final season.
Here, Colin Marshall speaks with Baumann about his latest novel,
PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles
PODCAST #36: David Iserson, "Firecracker"
PODCAST #35: Loren Glass, "Counterculture Colophon"
PODCAST #34: Tosh Berman, "Sparks-Tastic"
PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"
PODCAST #29: Nathaniel Rich, "Odds Against Tomorrow"
PODCAST #28: Anna Stothard, "The Pink Hotel"
PODCAST #27: Colin Dickey
PODCAST #26: Matthew Specktor, "American Dream Machine"
PODCAST: Laura Pulido and Wendy Cheng and The People's Guide to LA
PODCAST: Toby Miller on 'Greening the Media'
Podcast #17: Lani Hall Alpert on her new book "Emotional Memoirs"
PODCAST: Philosophical Improvisations
PODCAST: Andy Zax talks to Simon Reynolds, Part I
PODCAST: Francesca Lia Block talks to Clarissa Romano
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