Studio 360

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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.

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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy - so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.


37 Pieces

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How Regina Spektor prepared for Broadway, plus the real drama behind “Salt of the Earth” and finding oneself through “Finding Nemo.”

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Why Elaine May’s 1987 flop “Ishtar” deserved better, the stars of “Booksmart” on their favorite on-screen friendships and how watching “Star Trek” ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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“My distrust of technology comes entirely from that movie.”

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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An all-theater episode, including deconstructing the patter song, Taylor Mac’s latest on Broadway and how so much Shakespeare ended up in so many p...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Herzog on "Meeting Gorbachev," “When Doves Cry” at 35, and directing TV comedy.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Karl Ove Knausgård’s book about Edvard Munch and Ani DiFranco’s about herself. Plus Pete Seeger’s centennial and really catchy — but patriarchal — ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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How “Horses” by Patti Smith helped ignite the punk explosion, plus Susan Choi on “Trust Exercise” and a published poet who’s also a cop.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on “White Noise” with one of its stars, Daveed Diggs. Plus the rich history of the folk song “In the Pines,” and the ar...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Frederic Tuten’s Zelig-like connection to New York, plus cartoonist Cathy Guisewite on creating “Cathy,” and the music of Helado Negro.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Filmmaker Jia Zhangke, David Remnick, and others on why we’re so obsessed with the gangster myth.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the woman who created the Creature from the Black Lagoon but didn’t get credit, and how reading “The Metamorphosis...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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After prosecuting the O.J. Simpson case, Marcia Clark turned to writing courtroom-drama novels and a new TV show. Plus the mystery of “Cracks,” a “...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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The improbable starmaker that brought us Yanni and John Tesh. Plus director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, and Nat King Cole at 100.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Heidi Schreck’s memoir-tinged play about the Constitution hits Broadway, plus making Broadway autism-friendly and the magic-realist documentary “30...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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“This Is Spinal Tap” at 35. Plus N.K. Jemisen on “How Long 'til Black Future Month?” and the mythology — and musicality — of Robert Johnson’s “Cros...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Two nominees — actor Richard E. Grant and “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter. Plus how a movement director helped helped Rami Malek em...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Sex on the screen: first times, an intimacy coach and bisexual pride. Plus, “Reality Bites” at 25.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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The past, present and future of country music.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00