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Spiny Forest

The Arboretum is opening an exhibit of plants from Madagascar's Spiny Forest at its annual LA Garden Show. It's one of the largest collections of Madagascan plants off the African island.
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Slide Show'n'Tell

Charles Phoenix takes us inside his secret vault, to show us how he puts together his famous slide shows.
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Longing for Llano

KPCC commentator Marc Haefele visits Llano, the home of Los Angeles County's first-and-only Socialist Colony.

Hungary for Sausage

If you're looking for lunch on the Pear Blossom Highway in Little Rock, California, drop by Valley Hungarian Sausage and Meat. Located in the Antelope Valley, the deli is run by a mother-daughter-team. Queena Kim dropped in.
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Double Jeopardy

City Council aide Josh Kamensky tells us about being a contestant on Jeopardy! and plays a diddy on the ukulele.
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Fast Food Dude-Revisited

A couple weeks ago, Queena Kim went to Chick-Fil-A with Jeff Girod (a.k.a the Fast Food Dude) of the Riverside Press-Enterprise. This time, Queena asks Jeff, "What's it take to become the Fast Food Dude?"

Theater LAndscape

LA Weekly theater critic Steven Leigh Morris talks with John about the theater scene.

Reporter's Roundtable

KPCC's Senior News Editor Nick Roman talks with John about the LAPD's reaction to the demonstrations at MacArthur Park.
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Steve Lopez

LA Times' Steve Lopez talks about his forthcoming book on Nathaniel Ayers, the homeless musician he befriended and coaxed into getting help.
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Susan Straight

Author Susan Straight on the charms of the Inland Empire and the dark attractions of LA Noir.