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Studio 360

Shadows in the Sunshine State

The strange, creative influence of Florida.

June 12 2018 9:30 AMThe Director of Hereditary on Family, Kids, and Other HorrorsThe influences behind Ari Aster’s debut film.
May 31 2018 5:06 PMAmerican Icons: The Vietnam MemorialHow do you memorialize a war that was more tragic than triumphant?
May 24 2018 5:00 PMMuppet RegimeHow Jim Henson brought the Muppets to life.
May 15 2018 6:00 AMWhen Bad People Make Good ArtHow should journalists cover the work of those exposed in the #MeToo era?
May 3 2018 4:00 PMSuperhumansThe mortals who bring comic book characters to life.
April 26 2018 5:00 PMOne Tall WomanLaurie Metcalf, a tiny play, and guitarist Wes Montgomery.
April 17 2018 7:00 AMThe Sound of One Claw Slashing (SNIKT!)How Brendan Baker and Chloe Prasinos created a sound-rich world for Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night.
April 5 2018 5:00 PMPoets Who Know ItInside the heart and soul of American poetry.
March 29 2018 5:00 PMWhat Laurie Anderson LostHow the multimedia artist bounced back from losing Lou Reed—and so much more.
March 20 2018 7:00 AMWhen the Belly Room Grew—and Flopped—for Female ComicsIn 1978, the Comedy Store gave female comedians a room of their own. Here’s the story of its complicated legacy.
March 8 2018 4:00 PMLate BloomersMidlife breakthroughs with Toni Morrison, David Chase, and Philip Glass.
March 1 2018 4:00 PMThe Shape of OscarUnderrated and overrated performances from this year’s Oscars, and how to make a political acceptance speech that doesn’t get booed.
Feb. 15 2018 3:12 PMWipe Your Nose!Denise Gough on mucusy method actors, an atheist’s love of Christian rock, mocking Kennedys, and a photographer’s mentally ill mom.
Feb. 1 2018 3:07 PMPapa Was a Rolling StoneThe musical children of pop stars.
Jan. 25 2018 4:33 PMFantastic WomenThe fantastic actress who is A Fantastic Woman.
June 7 2018 5:00 PMFahrenheit 451 RekindledThe Ray Bradbury novel’s new relevance, the making of a Bowie mashup, and American Animals director Bart Layton.
May 29 2018 9:32 AMAmerican Animals: Bart Layton’s New Breed of True CrimeHow filmmaker Bart Layton blurred the line between a feature and a documentary to create American Animals.
May 17 2018 5:00 PMPet ProjectsHow pets inspire and confound us.  
May 10 2018 5:30 PMOne Mom at a TimeWomen who create stories about what it means to be a mother right now.
May 1 2018 7:00 AMCh-ch-changes: Making the Bowie MashupHow Tony Visconti, Bowie’s longtime producer, captured the artist’s career in a 15-minute remix.
April 19 2018 5:00 PMAmerican TriconsAn American Icons three-pack: “Amazing Grace,” Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and Spoon River Anthology.
April 12 2018 5:00 PMA Void: The NoidWriter Nell Scovell on comedy sketches and sketchy men, and Mount Eerie on heartbreaking loss.
April 3 2018 8:30 AMA Room of Nell Scovell’s OwnThe writer for The Simpsons, Late Night With David Letterman, and Newhart on being the only woman in the writers’ room.
March 22 2018 5:00 PMThe Art of NoiseThe pioneers who turn the sound of everyday objects into music.
March 15 2018 5:01 PMBabe, I’m LeavingThe case for the Styx ballad, the Truman Show disorder, and the connection between Trumpcast and The Americans.
March 6 2018 10:58 AMThe Brothers Weisberg on The Americans and TrumpcastTrumpcast host Jacob Weisberg and The Americans creator Joe Weisberg talk about how their projects intersect.
Feb. 22 2018 4:00 PMAmerican Icons: The Lincoln MemorialIt’s now one of the most treasured landmarks of Washington, but people fought over every aspect of it for decades.
Feb. 8 2018 5:06 PMLearning to Love Comic SansA case for the most-hated typeface.
Jan. 30 2018 6:17 PMWill Super Bowl Ads Lay Off Bikini Babes for #MeToo?Super Bowl commercials aren’t exactly a place you’d look for enlightened portrayals of women. Will that finally change in this year of #MeToo?
Jan. 18 2018 4:00 PMI Killed Captain KirkWhat a long, strange Trek it’s been.