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<p>Kurt Andersen and Nora Guthrie, Executive Director of the Woody Guthrie Archives*, talk about nurturing an artist's legacy.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and architects Samuel Mockbee and Andrew Freear talk about the art of recycling.</p>
<p>Kurt Andersen and writer Lawrence Weschler talk about authenticity and the gray areas between truth and fiction.</p>
Host Kurt Andersen and special guest New Yorker critic Adam Gopnik discuss why artists, musicians and people from all walks of life choose to recreate artifacts from the past - on can...
Host Kurt Andersen and special guest, novelist and essayist Marina Warner talk about how ancient myths permeate culture and entertainment, from Wagner's Ring Cycle to Ramstein's heavy...
Inside the National Recording Registry
August 16, 2018
The groundbreaking radio drama about crossed signals, and a phone call you weren’t supposed to hear.
How library music composers anonymously churned out some of the strangest, funkiest music of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
One man’s quest to find every movie ever seen by a US president.
August 09, 2018
Why do we still read a book about a cranky guy who lived in the woods?
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?
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