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<p>Kurt Andersen and composer and MIT Media Lab scientist Tod Machover talk about the convergence of art and digital technology.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and writer Lawrence Weschler talk about authenticity and the gray areas between truth and fiction.</p>
<p>Kurt talks with English professor Ann Douglas about the art, music, and literature of the 1950's, and the decade's enduring influence on American culture.</p>
<p>Kurt talks with humorist Calvin Trillin about his Tummy Trilogy.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and Congolese novelist Emmanuel Dongala look at the lives and work of composers, writers, and musicians who left their native homelands and sought refuge in the United States.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and novelist Rebecca Goldstein look at the ways artists, dancers, and filmmakers play with light.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen talks with novelists Susan and Eliza Minot about the complicated and harmonious connections between siblings in music, poetry, and film.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and award-winning radio producer David Isay talk about the art of preservation.</p>
This week in Studio 360, Kurt Andersen tests his knowledge of the Billboard top 100, and we profile an influential designer who helped create the look of the 20th century. In our cove...
<p>Kurt Andersen and Nora Guthrie, Executive Director of the Woody Guthrie Archives*, talk about nurturing an artist's legacy.</p>
August 09, 2018
Why do we still read a book about a cranky guy who lived in the woods?
Inside the National Recording Registry
When Gloria Gaynor recorded the B-side to her 1978 single, she knew it was a hidden hit.
How Leonard Bernstein introduced classical music to kids.
August 02, 2018
Experimental vocal group Roomful of Teeth performs live in our studio.
Author Mira T. Lee reads from her debut novel, “Everything Here is Beautiful.”
Are we approaching the comedy singularity?
July 26, 2018
Are kids with imaginary friends more creative?
How did a German streetwalker become the All-American Girl?
Design for the Real World
The Frisbee wasn’t invented by a toy company. It came from a baker in the 1870s.
The history — and future — of playgrounds.
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