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“Retake with John Horn”, a new podcast from LAist Studios, asks the question: do the stories that Hollywood tells about itself really reflect what's going on? Each week, host John Horn offers a critical, informed perspective not only on what’s happening in entertainment but also highlighting innovative artists and their creative content.

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“Retake with John Horn”, a new podcast from LAist Studios, asks the question: do the stories that Hollywood tells about itself really reflect what's going on? Each week, host John Horn offers a critical, informed perspective not only on what’s happening in entertainment but also highlighting innovative artists and their creative content.

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English


Episodes

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: East West Players: A Home on Stage

12/29/2023
Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about chronicling the 58-year history of the longest running theatre of color in the U.S. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Zandi De Jesus (she/her), actress Yu Gu (she/her), director Tamlyn Tomita (she/her), actress (Recorded live on Dec. 12, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:50:28

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Angel City Press: L.A. through the Pages

12/29/2023
Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how Angel City Press has been shaping and influencing public understanding of LA for decades. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Richie Kulchar (he/him), Director of ARTBOUND, Angel City Press Terri Accomazzo, Editorial Director, Angel City Press Paddy Calistro & Scott McAuley, Publishers, Angel City Press (Recorded live on Nov. 14, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:43:01

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Artists-In-Residence

12/22/2023
Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how Artists-In-Residence programs provide artists opportunities to create uninterrupted work. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Christine Lee (she/her), artist Jia Yi Gu (she/her), Director and Curator at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture Kimberly Glann (she/her), Sr. Manager, LA County Department of Arts and Culture Carol Zou (she/her), artist (Recorded live on Nov. 7, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:35:28

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: L.A. Rebellion: A Cinematic Movement

12/15/2023
Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about how, following the Watts Uprising, UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television enacted affirmative action policies to increase the enrollment of students of color in the film program—a group that had historically been underrepresented in the student population. Full Event Info: Here Guests: Ben Caldwell (he/him), educator and filmmaker Moctesuma Esparza (he/him), entertainment executive Luis Garza (he/him), photojournalist and curator Alile Sharon Larkin (she/her), artist and educator Storme Sweet (she/her), executive director, Aliah Sweet Fragile Hearts Foundation (Recorded live on Oct. 24, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:57:13

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: “América Tropical: The Martyr Mural of Siqueiros”

12/8/2023
Listen to a panel discussion led by Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios about artist David Alfaro Siqueiros' popular Olvera Street mural "América Tropical". Full Event Info: Here Guests: José Figueroa (he/him), filmmaker, co-founder - Dignicraft Oscar Magallanes (he/him), artist, co-founder - 3B Collective Rebecca Zamora (she/her), independent scholar, arts professional (Recorded live on Oct. 3, 2023) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:34:50

LAist + KCET present ARTBOUND: Chinatown Punk Wars

12/1/2023
Listen to Antonia Cereijido (she/her), host of the Imperfect Paradise podcast from LAist Studios, as she leads a discussion with all-girl, LA-based punk band The Linda Lindas and musician/author/punk rock trailblazer Alice Bag (she/her) and Jessica Schwartz (she/her), associate professor, music industry; musicology at the The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. This inaugural event of the LAist + KCET ARTBOUND Screening Series, in partnership with Grand Performances, featured the premiere screening of the new documentary Chinatown Punk Wars, which digs into how two Chinatown restaurants became the implausible heart of LA’s burgeoning punk scene in the 1970s. (Recorded live on Sept. 22, 2023) Full Event Info: Here Guests: The Linda Lindas Alice Bag (she/her) Jessica Schwartz (she/her) Watch full episodes at Pbssocal.org/Artbound or the free PBS app.

Duration:00:21:06

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 4

10/23/2023
In the year since the L.A. City Council tape scandal, a lot has changed. Efforts are underway to reform the redistricting process. Nury Martinez and Gil Cedillo are gone from the council. Only Kevin De León remains. Progressive shifts in the council are influencing its policies, and new elected members are working to forge a new way forward in L.A. This is the last episode of Nury & The Secret Tapes. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at SHOPIFY.COM/paradise Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

Duration:00:35:12

LAist Studios Presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 3

10/16/2023
Host Antonia Cereijido presses former L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez to account for the racist, hurtful comments she made on the secret recording that rocked Los Angeles and led to her resignation. CONTENT WARNING: Sensitive subject matter. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! Grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at SHOPIFY.COM/paradise Support for this podcast is made possible by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe that quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.

Duration:00:52:48

LAist Studios presents: Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 2

10/9/2023
Before the L.A. City Council tape scandal, Nury Martinez, the former council president, was known as a champion of working class immigrants. After, she became the poster child of anti-Blackness and colorism in the Latino community. Host Antonia Cereijido examines how Nury's upbringing influenced her politics and the divisions that emerged within the council under Nury's leadership, leading up to the secretly-recorded conversation. Listen to Imperfect Paradise. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate

Duration:00:45:39

LAist Studios presents Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes: Part 1

9/27/2023
We take you behind the scenes of the L.A. City Council tape scandal, a year later. The secret recordings of the conversation among four of the city’s most powerful Latino leaders making racist, derogatory insults – exposed thorny, unresolved issues of race and politics. Host Antonia Cereijido explores those issues and speaks with the people who were most affected by the tapes, including former councilman Mike Bonin. And for the first time since resigning, former L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez breaks her silence. Support LAist Today: https://LAist.com/donate Go to Hellofresh.com/50imperfect and use code 50imperfect for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! This podcast is supported by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.*

Duration:00:40:43

Introducing Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes from LAist Studios

9/20/2023
“Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes” tells the story of the biggest political scandal in recent Los Angeles history. A secret recording leaked online in 2022 exposed then-LA City Council President Nury Martinez making racist and derogatory remarks. A year after the scandal and her resignation, Nury breaks her silence in an exclusive interview with LAist. From LAist Studios, “Imperfect Paradise: Nury & The Secret Tapes,” coming September 27, 2023.

Duration:00:03:04

From LAist Studios: Imperfect Paradise Returning Sept. 27, 2023

8/22/2023
We are excited to announce LAist Studios' award-winning narrative podcast "Imperfect Paradise" relaunches in September as a weekly show with Antonia Cereijido as our host! Be sure to follow and subscribe to "Imperfect Paradise" wherever you get your podcasts. From LAist Studios: "Imperfect Paradise", new weekly episodes coming September 27th.

Duration:00:03:50

LA Made: The Barbie Tapes: When Girls--And Barbie--Could Do Anything

7/21/2023
In this episode, Ruth and Elliot Handler are gone, and the new Mattel team, led by a man who feared the volatility of the toy business, diversified the company and made a big gamble on electronics. It didn’t work. Fortunately, Barbie ends up in the sure hands of some trailblazing women executives, who could see that the culture was moving in a direction very compatible with Barbie’s persona. From the workforce to the workout, Barbie was a doll of her times. This podcast is supported by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. From LAist Studios, “LA Made: The Barbie Tapes". Listen now at https://laist.com/podcasts/la-made

Duration:00:32:24

LA Made: The Barbie Tapes from LAist Studios - Battle of the Bulge

7/14/2023
In episode two of LA Made: The Barbie Tapes, for Barbie, the cultural upheaval of the 60s and 70s incites one identity crisis after another as Mattel tries to keep up with the times. On top of that, she has a new boyfriend to deal with. Ken's creation is a big hit for Barbie fans, but he’s facing a few growing pains of his own. In this episode, we investigate Ken's origin story, delve into the inner workings of Mattel, and hear how Barbie's inventor, Ruth Handler, was ousted from her own company. This podcast is supported by Gordon and Dona Crawford, who believe quality journalism makes Los Angeles a better place to live. From LAist Studios, “LA Made: The Barbie Tapes". Listen now at https://laist.com/podcasts/la-made

Duration:00:32:37

Introducing LA Made: The Barbie Tapes from LAist Studios

7/10/2023
Season 2 of “LA Made” tells the true story of the making and marketing of the most famous doll in the world, Barbie, told by the people who did it. We’ll hear from Mattel co-founder Ruth Handler, who spent years trying to convince her own company to make a teen aged fashion doll. From LAist Studios, “LA Made: The Barbie Tapes". Listen now at https://laist.com/podcasts/la-made

Duration:00:31:46

Tom Hanks, the Sequel - and Farewell, John Horn!

6/9/2023
Part two of John’s discussion with Tom Hanks reflecting on the podcast Dead Eyes and lessons he’s learned on set and in the audition room over the years. Plus, a special message from John. Support Retake by donating now at LAist.com/join

Duration:00:27:06

Building Worlds with Susan Downey

6/7/2023
Producer Susan Downey on creating worlds, the importance of freshness, and her creative relationship with Robert Downey Jr, partner/husband. Also, writer Brigitte Muñoz-Liebowitz talks about the strike and the cancellation of Gordita Chronicles. Plus, TV recommendations from John. Support Retake by donating now at LAist.com/join

Duration:00:30:58

The Hollywood Sign “It's a dream. It's a notion. It's a hope.”

6/2/2023
A new documentary series Iconic America explores the history of the Hollywood sign, the idea of “Hollywood” in American culture, and our deep affection for a very complicated place. Plus, John’s recommendations of great Hollywood movies. Support Retake by donating now at LAist.com/join

Duration:00:25:09

Succession’s Jeremy Strong on acting & “lightning strike moments”

5/26/2023
As the finale approaches, a deep dive with Succession actor Jeremy Strong on acting - his philosophy on the craft, impactful lessons, and how he doesn’t like to over-rehearse. Support Retake by donating now at LAist.com/join

Duration:00:22:07

What’s it like to be at the WGA negotiating table? Plus, filmmaker Nicole Holofcener on “You Hurt My Feelings.”

5/19/2023
Chris Keyser, co-chair of the WGA’s negotiating committee, calls out the protests of pauperism from film and TV studios. And “You Hurt My Feelings” writer/director Nicole Holofcener talks about receiving criticism — good and bad — of your work, and going with your gut when deciding how to trim a film. Support Retake by donating now at LAist.com/join

Duration:00:30:38