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.
March 3rd, 2016
Episode 116 of 186 episodes
No one plays a lovable jerk like Jeff Daniels — but it’s hard to love the jerk that he is in his latest role, as a pedophile in Broadway’s “Blackbird.” Plus, we hear from David Foster Wallace’s biographer D.T. Max about why “Infinite Jest” is still so important, 20 years after it first came out. And the punk-rock songwriter Shilpa Ray draws on her classical Indian music training in a live performance.