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.
November 5th, 2015
Episode 93 of 195 episodes
What do you do after founding one of the most beloved bands ever? If you’re Carrie Brownstein, you become the star of “Portlandia” and satirize one of the most beloved cities. Also, former “Saturday Night Live” political writer Jim Downey explains how a sketch comedy show came to shape American political discourse. Plus, how the novelist Emma Donoghue adapted her bestselling novel, “Room,” into a movie — with a little help from director Lenny Abrahamson.