Mark Morris, Carmen Maria Machado and ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’

November 07, 2019

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Mark Morris’ book “Out Loud,” Rocky and Bullwinkle, and the author Carmen Maria Machado.

Mark Morris’ book “Out Loud,” Rocky and Bullwinkle, and the author Carmen Maria Machado.

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Penguin Random House, screenshot, Art Streiber

Kurt Andersen talks with the choreographer Mark Morris about how music has always been central to his work. The author Carmen Maria Machado reveals how an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” had the unlikely effect of helping her write her new book about domestic abuse. And how the cartoon "Rocky and Bullwinkle" was strangely prescient about the Cold War.

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