Arts, Culture & Media

Sherlock Holmes as Hamlet

Robert Downey Jr., who stars in the new movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, is the latest actor to take on this iconic role. Guy Ritchie, the film's director, says Holmes' persona is an even divide between enigma and accessibility.

Arts, Culture & Media

Material Mashup

Last week, in honor of the publication of Studio 360's book Spark: How Creativity Works, we asked listeners to show us how they made something creative from an unexpected combination of materials. Kurt talks to a few about their submissions.

Studio 360 - Episode 847 - Dylan, Hamlet, Neuroscience - Josh Ritter

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter was a teenager in Moscow, Idaho, when he discovered the album Nashville Skyline in his parents' record collection. The song that hit him hard was ?Girl from the North Country,? Dylan's duet with Johnny Cash. But it's ?Po Boy,? off Dylan's 2001 album Love and Theft, that means the most to Ritter now.