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.
August 6th, 2015
Episode 74 of 201 episodes
The actor and screenwriter Simon Pegg explains how he went from making funny genre flicks with his buddies to starring in some of Hollywood’s biggest franchises — “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” and “Mission: Impossible.” Also, the musical duo The Bird and the Bee performs their lush, catchy retro-pop live in our studio. And a British bookie explains why you can bet on just about anything — except who will perform the next Bond theme.