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Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

PRI and WNYC

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

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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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William Bell, Richard Russo, Jennifer Finney Boylan, & Sylvia Plath

May 19th, 2016

Episode 126 of 167 episodes

Writing the song “Born Under a Bad Sign” made William Bell a soul legend, but he never recorded it himself — until now. Also, the writers Richard Russo and Jennifer Finney Boylan talk about plot twists in their long friendship. And we ask whether Sylvia Plath’s poetry can ever get out from under the shadow of her suicide.

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