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.
August 4th, 2016
Episode 137 of 179 episodes
Danny McBride has built a comedy empire by playing foul-mouthed, egotistical jerks — but he wants you to know that he’s not really like that. Also, the writer-director Sian Heder explains how a lousy job she took when she was just starting out inspired her new movie, “Tallulah.” And we travel back in time 200 years, to the climate catastrophe that inspired Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.”