Jacob Margolis Associate Producer, Take Two

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Jacob Margolis is an Associate Producer on KPCC's "Take Two" show. Jacob joined "Brand & Martinez" in June, after working at KZSC in Santa Cruz, and at the mid-day news at KPFK. When he's not working, or trying to convince his bosses to do pieces about food, he's obsessing over food, or dressing up in scantily clad spandex and riding his bike. He's still in college at UC Santa Cruz, and plans on graduating with a BA in Politics, and a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies.

Stories by Jacob Margolis

Ceci Bastida's new solo effort inspired by Murakami, Mexico and motherhood

Formerly of the ska/punk band Tijuana No!, Ceci Bastida is back with a contemporary sounding solo effort called "La Edad de la Violencia."

Tuesday Reviewsday: Kitten, Riff Raff, Claire and How to Dress Well

We have music from a guy who says that James Franco's character in Spring Breakers is based on him and a woman who's been rocking in LA since she was 12 years old.

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo team up for their new album 'The Both'

Alex Cohen sits down with Aimee Mann and Ted Leo to talk about how it was for the two of them to work on their new album, "The Both."

E3 Conference: Testing out the future of virtual reality and gaming

E3 is one of the biggest events of the year for the gaming world, and Take Two was on hand to check out some of the game titles that were announced.

Gaming giants go to war at E3 in downtown LA

Sony and Microsoft are in a league of their own, going to war over hardcore gamers. While Nintendo is trying to figure out how to pull in a bigger audience.

Tuesday Reviewsday: People Under The Stairs, Lee Fields and more

Oliver Wang of Soul-Sides.com and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes join Take Two to run down the latest releases you need to know about.

Could online poker become legal in California?

13 California tribes have finally settled on legislation which would legalize poker online, but there are still hurdles to get over before anything goes through.

App Chat: How to see a doctor from your couch

This week on App Chat: see a doctor from your couch, navigate the healthcare system better, track other sick people and get better sleep

Hackers try to solve LA's data problems in a weekend

This weekend, hackers got together to try and build apps to help Los Angeles and its residents, and they were able to come up with some useful things.

Can including ice in your daily diet help you lose weight?

"...It turns out that when you eat ice and melt it, that takes energy. Ultimately what this leads to is that ice is a negative calorie food."

National Hamburger Day: VaKA Burger has the best burger in SoCal

The people have spoken! They voted VaKA Burger, best hamburger joint in Southern California for National Hamburger Day. So, we went down to Vaka to check out the story behind the scenes.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Le Butcherettes, Sharon Van Etten and more

It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Steve Hochman and Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard magazine, Justino Aguila.

Why Landon Donovan was left off the US World Cup team roster

The US announced their roster for their World Cup team yesterday, but one notable name was missing... Landon Donovan.

After 20 years, War's back in the studio

Celebrate Memorial day with a little War... we're talking about the band of course. Lead singer Lonnie Jordan talks about releasing their first album in 20 years.

Who has the best burger in Los Angeles? You vote!

National Burger Day is coming up and we want to hear from you as to what your favorite burger is. If your nomination wins, we'll feature it on the show.