Host Jane Scare-anen takes viewers on a spooky spoken tour of some of Los Angeles’ most renowned haunts and airs a special out-of studio ghost hunting segment for this Halloween Spooktacular episode.
Host Sam Newman and panelists Berk Pearlstein, Leah Starr, and Catherine Cropp have a heated discussion about the broadcast TV and the rise of streaming services.
Host Derrie Kwan, and panelists Justine Chen and Jodi Kirkner discuss Korean boybands, GMO Pigs and Kimchi slaps.
Host Kristian Emel, and panelist Sherry Simpson and Jasmine Blevins, take an in-depth look at the career of one of USC’s most storied alumni and celebrated filmmaker in the African-American and larger American community, John Singleton! Popularly known for his film, Boyz N the Hood!
Host Kristian Emel, and panelist Sherry Simpson and Veronica Marks, take an in-depth look at the career of one of USC’s most storied alumni, George Lucas!
Host Jane Keranen, and panelists Carolyn Bradley and Sarah Alegre, discuss everything in the LA music festival scene — from Coachella to Camp Flog Gnaw, expect a discussion of the environment, the culture, and, of course, the music of these iconic events.
Host Berk Pearlstein sits down to interview Arie Kapteyn, director of Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research and the mind behind one of the only prominent polls that predicted Trump’s presidential victory.
Host Dylan DeLuca sits down with special guests, filmmakers Marcus Hu, Kim Yutani, and Roddy Bogawa, to discuss making movies about diverse and expansive subjects.
Hell or High Water producer and President of Production at OddLot Entertainment, Rachel Shane joins substitute host Sophie Benson and students Zoe Cheng and Vern Hass in a conversation about the modern western, female-driven production companies, and more.
Acclaimed comedian/actress Margaret Cho joins Platforum for a special episode to discuss her career and the importance of diverse representation onscreen.
LA Times celebrity reporter Christie D’Zurilla joins students Roma Murphy and Nikki Lao in a conversation about the Bachelor, the Oscars, and more.
Host Dylan DeLuca and the student panel sit down for a conversation with LA Times film critic Katie Walsh.