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.
June 11th, 2015
Episode 61 of 179 episodes
In his latest movie, “Love & Mercy,” John Cusack plays the Beach Boys auteur Brian Wilson, a man Cusack calls “a complete paradox.” We hear from comedy writer David Javerbaum, who tweeted his way to fame in the name of God and has now turned his one-liners into a Broadway play. And we launch our latest Extra Credit listener challenge for high school students with comedian, actor, and author B.J. Novak.