Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

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The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces 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. Produced in association with Slate.

Jukebox heroes Dec. 19, 2019
How the Brill Building cranked out hits in the late ’50s and early ’60s ... and why that era’s “Mugmates” wasn’t one of them.
Jukebox heroes Dec. 19, 2019
How the Brill Building cranked out hits in the late ’50s and early ’60s ... and why that era’s “Mugmates” wasn’t one of them.
Jukebox heroes Dec. 19, 2019
How the Brill Building cranked out hits in the late ’50s and early ’60s ... and why that era’s “Mugmates” wasn’t one of them.
A whole episode about the cultural impact of glass, from Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Bauhaus-inspired glass skyscrapers to composer Philip Glass and unbroken glass ceilings.
A whole episode about the cultural impact of glass, from Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Bauhaus-inspired glass skyscrapers to composer Philip Glass and unbroken glass ceilings.
A whole episode about the cultural impact of glass, from Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Bauhaus-inspired glass skyscrapers to composer Philip Glass and unbroken glass ceilings.
How a bunch of teenagers in a midtown Manhattan office building changed pop music.
How a bunch of teenagers in a midtown Manhattan office building changed pop music.
How a bunch of teenagers in a midtown Manhattan office building changed pop music.
An American Icons look at Patricia Highsmith’s “Ripley” novels. Perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam creates a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved.” And writer Sadie Stein goes to bat for the word “moist.”
An American Icons look at Patricia Highsmith’s “Ripley” novels. Perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam creates a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved.” And writer Sadie Stein goes to bat for the word “moist.”
An American Icons look at Patricia Highsmith’s “Ripley” novels. Perfumer Tanwi Nandini Islam creates a fragrance based on Toni Morrison’s “Beloved.” And writer Sadie Stein goes to bat for the word “moist.”
The aria "Un bel dì vedremo " captures Butterfly's unwavering faith in her reunion with her American husband and her unflagging desire for a better life.
The aria "Un bel dì vedremo " captures Butterfly's unwavering faith in her reunion with her American husband and her unflagging desire for a better life.
The aria "Un bel dì vedremo " captures Butterfly's unwavering faith in her reunion with her American husband and her unflagging desire for a better life.
Director Jennifer Reeder on her new film, “Knives and Skin.” The story behind the infamous 1969 literary hoax, “Naked Came the Stranger.” And screenwriter Oliver Butcher makes a case for a film that’s often snubbed as corny, “Love Actually.”
Director Jennifer Reeder on her new film, “Knives and Skin.” The story behind the infamous 1969 literary hoax, “Naked Came the Stranger.” And screenwriter Oliver Butcher makes a case for a film that’s often snubbed as corny, “Love Actually.”
Director Jennifer Reeder on her new film, “Knives and Skin.” The story behind the infamous 1969 literary hoax, “Naked Came the Stranger.” And screenwriter Oliver Butcher makes a case for a film that’s often snubbed as corny, “Love Actually.”
Wynton Marsalis and the evolution of swing rhythm, but with a classical twist.
Wynton Marsalis and the evolution of swing rhythm, but with a classical twist.