Category: Interviews

A Boom Interview with California’s Poet Laureate

Dana Gioia Editor’s note: Having served as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2009, Dana […]

The Inside-Out Museum/ The Inside-Out University

Walter Hood Shannon Jackson Editor’s note: In 1873 when California’s flagship public university moved to its present location, then part […]

A Boom Interview: Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr Editor’s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the experiences of countless Californians, Kevin Starr […]

A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff

Mike Davis Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the […]

A Boom Interview: In conversation with Jonathan Crisman and Jason S. Sexton

A Boom Interview In conversation with Jonathan Crisman and Jason S. Sexton Karen Tei Yamashita Editor’s note: Karen Tei Yamashita […]

The Boom Interview: Veerabhadran Ramanathan

The Vatican’s Man in Paris Is a California Scientist.

The Boom Interview: Peter Karieva

A conservation scientist at home in a megacity.

What Use Is the Future?

The Boom interview, with Alex Steffen