<em>Pacific Drift ®</em> - Using the lenses of art, culture, and documentary to explore issues specific to Southern California, Pacific Drift focused on untouched artistic resources in and around the region. Pacific Drift also featured documentaries about life in Southern California.
Hosted by Ben Adair
Airs January 2005 to July 2006 - The last program aired on July 2, 2006.
This week on the show, beginnings and endings coming to you through three separate special stories. People say if you want to get to know Los Angeles, drive Sunset Boulevard. But Queena Kim says that Sunset tells us more about what the city used to be than what it is today. Ayala Ben-Yehuda travels a street that refuses to become iconic, and finds stories with one thing in common: a four-letter word Southern Californians seemingly do their best to ignore. Ben Adair traveled the disappearing road into the Mojave Desert, where he discovered faint imprints of life - legends of a feisty 95-year-old "desert rat," operas written by a middle-aged dancer, and singing American Indians.
When was the last time you actually felt fear... the last time you were really afraid of something? People will inevitably take this question in a number of different ways. Today on the show, master of Horror Mick Garris, a former Mexican Mafia hit man and the scariest walk home from school.
Secret places, secret people, and secrets better left unrevealed. Secrets of Southern California: Charlie LeDuff at Teddy's; Lucha Libre; rapper Prach Ly; Fallen Fruit; Robbie Conal on Pacifc Drift this week.
More then concrete and asphalt, more then dirt and bedrock and fault lines, Los Angeles is built on dreams. This week, the SoCal dreamscape. Miranda July, Ed Ruscha and Aimee Bender talk about dreams and more.