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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.


29 Pieces

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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
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How Natasha Wimmer translates Bolaño, plus theater about gynecology’s unconscionable founder, and fine art made of carpet.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Dance, movement and the music that moves you to dance.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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A new exhibit at the Guggenheim suggests it was Hilma af Klint who invented abstraction — so why has she been practically unknown for the last cent...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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The quietly enduring impact of Nickelodeon’s “Doug,” plus artist Rina Banerjee and the migrant-camp play, “The Jungle.”

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Some of our favorite stories from the last year: Daniela Vega, the drudgery of a movie and TV quality control technician, novelist Lauren Groff’s c...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Some of our favorite stories from the last year: Library music, The Noid and Angélique Kidjo.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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John Ford’s problematic masterpiece “The Searchers” and an inexplicable love for Hallmark Christmas movies.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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The Muppets, picture books and other childhood pursuits you never outgrow.

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00