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.
January 21st, 2016
Episode 104 of 179 episodes
When Samantha Hunt needed a fictional cult for her new novel, “Mr. Splitfoot,” she invented her own — she even wrote its scripture. Plus, the members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band make their first-ever trip to Havana, and discover the Cuban connection to New Orleans jazz. And singer-songwriter Walter Martin plays songs from his concept album on a very unlikely subject: art history.