Matthew Brunwasser

Global Politics

Rambo Amadeus

You might think authoritarian political regimes aren't very good for art. But Serbian rock star Rambo Amadeus says tyranny gives art purpose and energy. Now he says cultural life in Serbia has run out of steam. Matthew Brunwasser has today's global hit.

Discovering Walruses

As walrus icy habitat melts away, researchers are beginning to learn remarkable things about the musicality and sexuality of the planet's remotest giant mammals.

Arts, Culture & Media

Vampire rock

In 1979 Peter Murphy sang about the death of a vampire and gave birth to gothic rock. Now Murphy portrays a vampire in the latest �Twilight' film. For today's Global Hit, Matthew Brunwasser profiles the front man of the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus.

Discovering Walruses

As the icy habitat of the walrus melts away, researchers are starting to learn remarkable things about the musicality and sexuality of one of the planet's most remote giant mammals.