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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

Arts, Design, Visual Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Society & Culture 120

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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Sam Rockwell in Love & The Secrets of Making Hit Pop Songs

October 22nd, 2015

Episode 91 of 165 episodes

The actor Sam Rockwell explains why acting inevery frame of the movie “Moon” can't compare to the difficulty ofplaying a damaged rodeo cowboy in Sam Shepard’s play “Fool for Love.” Also, reporter John Seabrook breaks down exactly what makes a pop hit — and how formulas can’t completely account for their magic. And Jenny Slate challenges you to createyour own super-short holiday movie.

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