Mike Roe Digital News Producer/Blogger
Mike Roe is a Web producer for Southern California Public Radio and lead writer for pop culture blog Without A Net. Mike joined KPCC in November 2007 after working for KCTS public television in Seattle.
Roe began his broadcast career at his high school radio station KMIH in Mercer Island, Washington, where he served as president and program director. From there he moved on to college and community radio, and interned in commercial radio.
He earned a BA in history from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
When he's not covering the waterfront for KPCC, Mike writes and performs with several improv and sketch comedy groups. He's graduated from both the improv and sketch comedy programs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He also hosts the Geek Pilgrims podcast and serves on the board of his church.
Stories by Mike Roe
The president of the National Association of Theatre Owners is presiding at a time when theater owners want more women, more minorities and more family films.
Tame Impala, brainchild of Australian musician Kevin Parker, just played Coachella. Parker told the Frame how the band is moving from in-your-face to in-your-heart.
A low-res, subtitled version of the "Batman v Superman" trailer was leaked, so Warner Bros. responded by releasing its official teaser a few days early.
Kyle Kinane has had a wild life, which has served as grist for his widely acclaimed comedy. His new album is titled, "I Liked His Old Stuff Better."
Dominic Cooper has appeared in both the Marvel movies and on "Agent Carter" as Howard Stark, but now he's got a new role for the competition at DC.
The Peabodys are considered the Pulitzer Prize for broadcasters. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans was on this year's jury and he told The Frame about the selection process.
WikiLeaks has posted a searchable database of the Sony documents that were previously leaked in a hack the White House tied to North Korea over the movie "The Interview."
The new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer is out, featuring members from the original cast and a smashed Darth Vader mask. Watch it here, along with more livestreaming from Star Wars Celebration.
The museum will relocate from its longtime home with hopes that it can return when the site is redeveloped as part of the Metro Expo Line extension.
It's official: Dennis Quaid is a good enough actor to convince the Internet he was having a meltdown. Instead, it's a hoax setting up a more elaborate Funny Or Die video.
Most of the thousands of audiobooks recorded every year are read by literary character actors — you don't know their names, but you recognize their voices.
The R&B singer, who died Tuesday at 73, had 15 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but he's likely to be remembered by most fans for his 1966 hit.
In his first U.S. club dates since being named Jon Stewart's successor, the South African comedian stayed away from the controversy that got him in hot water.
Despite its original writer/director walking off the project, and a mediocre early teaser trailer, reaction to the new "Ant-Man" trailer has been positive all around.
Friday is officially DC Comics' last day in its historic homeland of New York City, moving closer to its bread and butter of movie and TV adaptations.