James Kim

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James Kim is a podcast producer at KPCC. He’s worked on other podcasts including Radiotopia’s “Strangers” and the audio fiction show “Deadly Manners” starring Kristen Bell, RuPaul and LeVar Burton. James has also created his own podcasts including Marfa Public Radio’s “There’s Something Out There” and “The Hiss.” His most recent podcast, “The Competition,” was featured on NPR, WNYC, CBC and APM. James has previously worked as a producer for “The Dinner Party Download,” “Marketplace,” and KPCC’s “The Frame.”

Stories by James Kim

Scott Aukerman will get on the Emmys, one way or another

"Comedy Bang! Bang!" didn't get an Emmy nomination, but Scott Aukerman and the show's writing staff will supply Emmy host Andy Samberg with his material.

Inara George and Greg Kurstin take flight again as the bird and the bee

The duo talk about their new album's lengthy gestation period, how becoming parents changed their songwriting process, and whether they really do love L.A.

The truth behind Tim and Eric's 'Zone Theory'

The comedy duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim were inspired to write a satirical self-help book after observing spiritual trends in Los Angeles.

The films that stuck out at this year's Comic-Con

'Star Wars,' 'Batman v. Superman' and 'Deadpool' delivered at this year's nerdfest, but not all the film previews went well.

'The Gospel at Colonus,' where Greek tragedy and gospel music meet in harmony

The minds behind the musical's run at LA's Ebony Repertory Theater explain the musical's continued relevance and the success of the unlikely pairing at its core

Paramount Pictures changes distribution model for some upcoming films

The studio will shorten the typical three-month period before releasing a film to DVD and streaming after its theatrical release.

The pros and cons of Comic-Con from comics writer Kelly Sue DeConnick

Kelly Sue DeConnick has attended both as a fan and panelist for San Diego Comic-Con for more than 10 years, and she sees a shift from comics to commercialism.

Shift in album release day goes into effect this week

The record industry agreed to move the release day for new albums from Tuesdays to Fridays in an effort to combat piracy around the world.

'Orange is the New Black' actress Lea DeLaria's jazz album

When "Orange is the New Black's" Lea DeLaria's not spending time in TV prison, she's singing jazz. DeLaria talks about her new David Bowie cover album, "House of David."

'Jurassic World': The sound design behind the Indominus Rex

Al Nelson of Skywalker Sound reveals the real animals whose shrieks and cries eventually became those of the "Jurassic World" baddie, Indominus Rex.

Playing with Apple Music to see if it can compete with Spotify

Apple launched its new streaming service Apple Music Tuesday, which includes streaming music, radio and other features. But is better than Spotify?

How TV shows like 'Modern Family' helped shape perceptions of same-sex marriage (POLL)

Salon writer Andrew O'Hehir and an MIT professor Edward Schiappa weigh in on how the portrayal of same-sex couples on television has affected real perceptions.

Smokey: A cult-favorite glam-rock act from the '70s gets a revival

John "Smokey" Condon and EJ Emmons couldn't get a record deal in the 1970s. But their music is being released by a label interested in gay bands from the era.

To pay or not to pay? A day in the life of Apple Music

Taylor Swift posted an open letter criticizing Apple Music's no-pay policy during the trial period for its streaming service. Apple got the message and changed its tune.

Marc Maron tells us 'WTF' is with him interviewing the president

We have the first interview with Marc Maron after he interviewed the president. He tells us what the deal is and what kind of laughs he got from the Secret Service.