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.
September 17th, 2015
Episode 84 of 186 episodes
Elizabeth Gilbert's huge bestseller "Eat, Pray, Love" was created with lots of hard work and a little bit of fairy dust — which she's happy to sprinkle in your direction. Also, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem wants to make the New York City subway a more pleasant place by giving it a new soundtrack. And for the writer William T. Vollmann, research isn't about spending a sedate afternoon at the library — it involves hopping trains, getting shot at, and nearly freezing to death at the North Pole.