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 5th, 2015
Episode 41 of 179 episodes
John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "12 Years a Slave," talks about his new drama series "American Crime," and why he won’t go back to being a stand-up comic. The Nigerian-born novelist Helen Oyeyemi transplants Snow White to 1950s New England. And Isaac Brock explains why it took 20 years (and a UFO sighting) to write Modest Mouse’s new single.