Alex Cohen Host, Take Two
Alex Cohen is co-host of KPCC's "Take Two" show. Prior to that, she was host of KPCC's "All Things Considered" in the afternoons.
Before joining Southern California Public Radio, Alex was a host and reporter for NPR's "Day to Day." She's also served as a host and reporter for NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered" as well as American Public Media's "Marketplace" and "Weekend America." Prior to that, she was the L.A. Bureau Chief for KQED FM in San Francisco. She has won various journalistic awards including the LA Press Club’s Best Radio Anchor prize.
As her roller derby alter-ego, Axles of Evil, Cohen made a cameo appearance and served as the trainer and choreographer for the Drew Barrymore derby film "Whip It." She is also the co-author of the book "Down and Derby: The Insider's Guide to Roller Derby."
Stories by Alex Cohen
Floyd Norman was the first black animator at Disney Studios. According to him there was, "no room for racism," in his line of work
The Black Movie Soundtrack II is an event celebrating Black cinema. Craig Robinson will host the event, he spoke (and sang) to Alex Cohen about it.
Angela Madsen, a Long Beach rowing coach and all-around athlete, will compete in two track & field events in Rio, but that's just the beginning of her talents.
But it's not too late to save the down ticket races, says Republican analyst Arnold Steinberg.
In recent years, conservative groups in California have tried - twice - to put a measure on the ballot that would require people to use facilities based on assigned sex at birth.
Before the champagne showers, Steve Aoki had long been building his own empire. A new documentary reveals how he stepped out from his famous father's shadow.
To many, it seems that Hollywood is on a reboot, gender-bending roll. So, is it here to stay and what's been the impact on the industry so far?
Politicians, business people and conservationists have been talking about the drought. Now artists are responding to it, too.
What do all those numbers really tell us? Sometimes it's a whole lot of nothing.
'Tiempo de Morir' was penned by the legendary Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the Ford Theatre on Friday.
The sport was born from urban culture and rebellion. Now, one global skate scholar at USC believes that the sport has a lot to offer as official Olympic event.
A look at the policies and people who paved Clinton's path to the Democratic nomination.
If you do vote, however, don't be afraid to vote for the lesser of two evils, says economic and political ethicist Jason Brennan.
In November, Marvel will expand its Black Panther property with a new series, co-written by Roxane Gay. She tells Take Two how and why she made the jump to comics
When 'Equity' director Meera Menon and actress Sarah Megan Thomas set out to make a female-focused film about Wall Street, they sought perspectives from the women who work there.