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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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Jason Segel, “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” & Yo La Tengo Takes Requests

August 13th, 2015

Episode 76 of 165 episodes

In his latest movie, “The End of the Tour,” Jason Segel stretches from the goofy, lovable characters he normally plays to the role of the tragic genius David Foster Wallace. Also, the writer and director of “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” Marielle Heller, explains why a relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man might be empowering. And the indie rock band Yo La Tengo agrees to play a cover of your choosing.

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