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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
A journalist set out to learn about this odd "sport," and his curiosity led him to a strangely controlling company that invaded his privacy.
Music fans and Broadway audiences are at the mercy of companies that use computer programs, and even cheap overseas labor, to corner the market on tickets.
Karen Marie Ørsted has wanted to be a pop star since she was seven — which is perfect since her single "Lean On" is the most listened to song on Spotify.
The streaming service will have the exclusive rights to stream Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Animation Studios titles released in 2016 and onward.
Ellis Ludwig-Leone is the composer behind the New York band and he brings his classical music training into arranging indie rock music.
Will Toledo released around a dozen albums before being signed to a record label and he's only 23. Now shifting into the spotlight, he tries to keep his real life personal.
Maria Bamford channels awkward humor, surreal exchanges and her history of mental illness into her own brand of comedy on "Lady Dynamite."
The album isn't quite a concept album, but it follows a group of characters one night at a party. Shauf also performs some songs off "The Party" for KPCC.
The new documentary, "Los Punks: We Are All We Have," chronicles the growing punk scene in South L.A., where every weekend there's a show in a backyard, a warehouse or on a rooftop.
Bloomberg News technology reporter Spencer Soper explains how Amazon will now allow people to upload videos to its site, putting it in direct competition with YouTube
The event ticketing company agreed to settle for $45 million after it overcharged customers on ticket fees — but concert fans won't get much back.
Paula Fairfield uses animal noises, including turtles having sex, for Drogon's sound design. She also uses her dog's nose whistling.
The musician and composer takes a break from writing pop songs to create scores for fictional films based on historical events.
One major inspiration for Kevin Morby's new album? Late night walks through the hills of the quiet L.A. neighborhood, which he calls the "poor man's Laurel Canyon."
The writer, restaurateur and TV host opens up about his fallout with the ABC show, "Fresh Off The Boat," and why he decided to write about the domestic abuse in his childhood home.