Patt Morrison KPCC Contributor
In addition to the Times, Patt is read, heard, and seen in many other places. She is a regular commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" and has published a bestselling book on the Los Angeles River.
Morrison is frequently interviewed about Southern California on the BBC and other television and radio programs, and was a founding host of "Life & Times" on KCET-TV, for which she won six Emmys and six Golden Mike awards.
A Senior Fellow in the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA, Morrison was featured on the cover of "TALKERS Magazine" as one of the ‘’heavy hundred’’ of the nation’s talk radio hosts – a first for a public radio host.
Among her other honors: Pink's, the famous Los Angeles hot dog stand, has a veggie dog named after her!
Stories by Patt Morrison
KPCC's Patt Morrison spoke with some British ex-pats at a retirement community in Sierra Madre about their predictions for Kate Middleton's baby.
John Hodgman is the writer and “The Daily Show” humorist who likes to portray himself as the unchallenged expert on any aspect of life. He is not. And this one, a biggie, he also got wrong.
Disneyland began selling a version of the Tonto headdress dreamed up by Johnny Depp for "The Lone Ranger." You’re going to be seeing a lot of these between now and Halloween.
Who is that guy sitting courtside? NBA super fan James Goldstein talks about his love of fashion, architecture and basketball.
There are so many things I like about this dress, but mostly it’s the gaily asymmetrical floral design that caught my eye.
Patt Morrison has coffee with Carl Reiner and talks about hsi new book "I Remember Me."
Patt Morrison visits City Hall to find out how the gallery of mayoral paintings came to be and why.
Here’s another version of those capris – these are a lace print from H&M – and while I’ve seen women wearing them with high heels, it just doesn’t seem right somehow. It so sullies the legacies of Mary Tyler Moore and Audrey Hepburn to pair them with anything but flats!
"Duty And Desire" and military erotica
One of Los Angeles most recognizable landmarks
Alonzo Bodden can find humor anywhere, even when giving away a major organ.
This is exactly the kind of sweater I used to tease my grandmother about wearing, the elaborately beaded 1950s cardigans that you saw on everyone from Babe Paley to Lucille Ball to … your grandmother.
Couture and hardware experts! Can I beseech you to tell us what this type of closure is called? The round metal gizmo is a grommet, but what do you call the short bar at the end of a chain that goes through the grommet to secure it?
Caltech students prepared dinner for Stephen Hawking and Patt Morrison, and Patt had the chance to speak with Hawking about religion, physics and more.
Is it, by chance, Helena Bonham Carter’s birthday? This begged me to take it out of the closet this morning, a frock very much a la Bonham Carter mode. [We all do know that her husband, Tim Burton, is from Burbank, right?]