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
Social observer David Frum thinks the often-maligned decade marked a critical turning point in our culture.
Director Hal Hartley talks about his latest film 'Ned Rifle,' how it fits into his trilogy of films and what it was like working with Aubrey Plaza.
Bug reducing light bulbs, moon madness and squeaky serenades, these are all topics on this week's Lab Notes with Sanden Totten.
On April 4th Johnny Mathis is performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall. It's his first time at the venue, and he's excited to be performing there, but he's a bit nervous.
Last week, California's Senate Health Committee passed a bill which would legalize physician-assisted suicide. What happens next?
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment, A Martinez is joined in the studio by music journalists Steve Hochman and Chris Martins.
Southern California Public Radio's Molly Peterson breaks down what will change and what this means at bill time.
Eight years. That's the length of time a president might serve, or for fans of the band Modest Mouse, it's how long they've had to wait for a new LP. That wait's finally over.
This weekend, two of X's members, John Doe and Exene Cervenka, will perform an acoustic set at the First Unitarian Church of L.A.
A San Diego woman creates wedding bouquets, cake toppers, corsages and more -- all out of Southern California's very own succulents.
What do you do when you're a resident of California and you can't get the right health care through the state? SCPR's Rebecca Plevin has the answer.
On Santa Cruz Island, just off the coast of California, a surprising discovery has been made that could give some insight into Darwin's Theory of Evolution.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. This week music journalist Steve Hochman joins Alex Cohen in studio with new albums.
In 'Farewell to Hollywood,' Regina Nicholson is suffering from stage four cancer. But there is one thing that always brings her great joy: Movies.
"Once you take the sophistication out of art you have a much larger and imaginative playing field... A cartoon has a far far larger vocabulary than any other form of art."