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Eric Molinsky

Eric Molinsky appears in the following:

Take Me to Your Leader

Friday, December 12, 2008

Uninvited visitors arrive in a new world, seize the land, and take human lives. Native Americans know this scenario well. Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky looks into the alien invasion narrative and the historical and psychological baggage that comes with it.

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The Museum of Humans

Friday, December 12, 2008

What if aliens wiped out the human race and took over Earth? What would they do with human artifacts? Fast forward to 3008 and listen in on a pair of aliens as they get a guided tour of the “Museum of Humans.” Actors: Bob Koherr,

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Attack of the Giant Chihuahuas

Friday, November 21, 2008

What if all the pop culture about radiation creating mutants – from Them! to Spider-Man – were true, and scientists wanted to unlock the secrets? In this satirical piece, Eric Molinsky imagines the scenario in a laboratory near you.

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Cal-Earth

Friday, November 14, 2008

In Hesperia, California, architect Nader Khalili created a housing movement for the future. Khalili, who passed away in March, prototyped his dome-shaped adobes on a commission from NASA for a lunar colony. Then he realized that his “superadobes” could take root on Earth. Studio 360’s

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A Missile Base Called Home

Friday, November 07, 2008

The underground nuclear missile bases and silos are still out there in Kansas. Many of them are now empty – but not for long. Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky visits a peace activist who is turning decommissioned nuclear missile bases and silos into family homes.

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The Largest Machine on the Planet

Friday, September 19, 2008

In a 17-mile long tunnel underneath the Swiss-French border, a particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) recently fired its first proton beams. In a few months, it's due to start smashing particles together. Scientists hope these experiments might solve some of the mysteries of the universe, ...

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Bill Murray the Poet

Friday, July 25, 2008

Every good cause needs some celebrity support, and poetry is no different. Bill Murray joined hundreds of people at an event for the Poets House, in New York. He’s a frustrated poet himself, as Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky found out.

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Holy Viral Marketing, Batman!

Friday, June 27, 2008

When a Hollywood studio wants to generate buzz for a blockbuster, TV ads and billboards don't cut it. The folks behind "Batman: The Dark Knight" (opening July 18th) took a sneakier route. Studio 360's Eric Molinsky was a recent target.

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Hedy Lamarr

Friday, June 20, 2008

Hollywood likes to cast stars as pioneering scientists; it really happened in the 1940s. Hedy Lamarr was once billed as the most beautiful woman in the world, and she’s partly responsible for the telecom innovation behind cell phones, GPS, and WiFi. Produced by Eric ...

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Aimee Mann

Friday, May 30, 2008

She's been a singer songwriter since the New Wave era, and she got major recognition for her soundtrack to the 2000 movie "Magnolia." Her new album @#%&*! Smilers comes out next week. Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky has been following Aimee ...

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When Particles Collide

Friday, May 23, 2008

This summer, in a 17-mile long tunnel outside Geneva, Switzerland, a particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider is gearing up to smash protons at nearly the speed of light. Physicists hope it will help solve mysteries of the universe and lead to an elusive Unified Theory. Studio ...

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Cal-Earth

Friday, April 18, 2008

In Hesperia, California, architect Nader Khalili created a housing movement for the future. Khalili, who passed away in March, prototyped his dome-shaped adobes on a commission from NASA for a lunar colony. Then he realized that his “superadobes” could take root on Earth. Studio 360’s

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Lucy

Friday, March 28, 2008

In a new play by Damien Atkins, an anthropologist gets custody of her severely autistic daughter. Vivian's approach to Lucy's condition leads her to an extreme hypothesis: autism isn't a disorder –- it's the evolution of the species. "Lucy" was premiered in the US by ...

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Windows to the Soul

Friday, March 28, 2008

Scientists are looking for ways to better understand an autistic person’s perception of the world. In a recent study, Ami Klin and Warren Jones of the Yale School of Medicine tracked autistic viewers’ gazes as they watched the 1966 film “Who’s Afraid ...

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No Surge at the Box Office

Friday, March 21, 2008

Why aren't audiences drawn to movies about the war in Iraq? Kurt surveys the landscape and talks with the latest director to brave the war movie marketplace -- Kimberly Peirce. Peirce's new fiction film about Iraq,"Stop Loss," was inspired by her brother, who came back ...

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Big Eyes

Friday, March 14, 2008

Big eyes are appealing on anything -- babies, cartoon characters, Jake Gyllenhaal. But our fondness for big eyes is the work of nature, not Disney. Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky found out how evolutionary psychology muscled its way into pop culture.

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Mahler in America

Friday, January 18, 2008

One hundred years ago, in January 1908, the composer Gustav Mahler made his American debut at Carnegie Hall. A year later, he was leading the New York Philharmonic, turning it into a world-class ensemble. But Mahler soon fell out of favor in New York, and died suddenly.

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Southie Stories

Friday, October 19, 2007

Ben Affleck’s directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone, opens this week. It’s set in a rough-and-tumble Irish neighborhood in Boston -– the same setting as Clint Eastwood’s Mystic River and Martin Scorsese’s The Departed. Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky looks into why his hometown of ...

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Battlestar Iraqtica

Friday, September 07, 2007

Though Hollywood was slow to portray the war in theatrical features, now a whole batch of Iraq movies are set to come out –- including Paul Haggis’ In the Valley of Elah. But as cultural critic Laura Miller tells us, one of the first, most surprising attempts to deal ...

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Green Screen

Friday, June 29, 2007

In the movies, computer-generated effects make impossible fantasies seem totally real -– but as Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky discovered, that means actors have to work harder than ever.

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