My Moby Dick: Jonathan Gold

My Moby Dick is a video series presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library to discover or rediscover the great literary masterpiece, Moby Dick, through the lens of the modern and equally mythical Southern California state of mind.

Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold discusses reading Moby Dick to his daughter and eating whale in South Korea.

Filmed by Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton
Story Edited by Nic Cha Kim
Edited by Eric Heights
Music: “New England is Interesting (reprise)” by BOPD

Presented by The Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Artwork by Raymond Pettibon
No Title (His transformation is), 2009
Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles