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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

Arts, Design, Visual Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen 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.

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Björk, Scott McCloud, & the Secret to a Pop Hit

March 12th, 2015

Episode 43 of 165 episodes

Björk, the world’s most famous Icelander, redefines what pop can be — but is she just a frustrated music teacher? The comics artist Scott McCloud explains that we all make a bargain with death every day. And researchers dig into decades of Billboard hits to discover the secret of getting to number one.

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