Would you trust this man with your radio program?

First movie greatness; then starring in TV's smartest, funniest show; co-hosting the Academy Awards -- all culminating in his performance as guest host of Studio 360.

It is the role of Alec Baldwin's lifetime.

You heard it right.KurtAndersenwill leave the keys when he goes on vacation, and Alec will take over for the March 26-28 show.

Alec is a longtimeStudio 360listenerand fan ofpublic radio.Recentlyhe beganhostingNew York PhilharmonicThis Week.For his Studio 360 debut, Alec has invitedLaura Linney (currently in Donald Margulies'Time Stands Still on Broadway),and writer Mary Karr, whosebookLit: A Memoir was one of theNew York Times' 10 best books of 2009.

You'll want to go to there.

- David Krasnow

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