Lynn Levy

Before joining Studio 360, Lynn spent five years working at Radiolab (just a few rows over at WNYC), where she produced stories about the power of blood, the loneliness of space, and the language of dolphins, among other things. She has a degree in film studies from Wesleyan University, where she was one of the last students to cut her thesis film on a big old Steenbeck editing table before everything went digital. If you're ever in Austin, TX you can take an interactive audio tour that Lynn wrote and produced. She tweets at @LynnRLevy, but not about anything terribly important.

Lynn Levy appears in the following:

Samantha Hunt Wants You to Believe

Thursday, January 21, 2016

For her new novel, “Mr. Splitfoot,” Samantha Hunt borrowed from the “Book of Mormon,” Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos,” and her love of vinyl to create a religion all her own.

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Joan Shelley Live In Studio

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Kentucky-based singer-songwriter Joan Shelley manages to write songs that sound like they were written a century ago. 


My GIFy Valentine

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The hosts of BuzzFeed’s podcast Another Round want you to make a valentine for the digital age: in GIF form. All relationship statuses welcome.

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At The Rijksmuseum, Old Paintings Get New Names

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Is Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum fixing a problem by changing some titles in its collection, or is it just a token gesture?

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Yo La Tengo Takes It Higher

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Yo La Tengo asked for your requests — and you delivered. Now they’re back to play their pick, Eddy Grant’s “Electric Avenue.”


The Theoretical Physicist Wore a Toga

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Long before physicists started debating theories of parallel universes, the ancient Greeks were hatching theories of their own.


What Is the Multiverse (Or, How Can There Be Two Mr. Spocks)?

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The concept of the multiverse has long captured the imaginations of science-fiction writers. Now, some physicists are starting to believe.

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A Story You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Valeria Luiselli’s novel “The Story of My Teeth” was born through a long-distance collaboration with workers in a Mexican juice factory.


“Victoria,” the One-Shot Wonder

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The director Sebastian Schipper got so frustrated with making films that he dreamed of robbing a bank. Instead, he made a heist movie with stakes almost as high: one shot, one take.


Brace Yourself — There's a Lot of TV Coming Your Way

Thursday, October 08, 2015

John Landgraf, the CEO of FX, thinks there are just too many shows on TV — and that could be a big problem.

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Better Chemistry Through Beauty

Monday, October 05, 2015

Chemical Bouillon uses their chemistry set to make swirling, dripping, entrancing works of art.
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Extra Credit: Learning from the Popsicle Stick Master

Thursday, October 01, 2015

David Hrobowski is building every piece of furniture in his house out of popsicle sticks. You don’t have to be that obsessed to enter our extra credit challenge — but it couldn’t hurt. 


Eat, Pray, Work: Elizabeth Gilbert’s Secret to Creativity

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Elizabeth Gilbert shares advice for being creative from her new book, “Big Magic.” Turns out it might be something you know already. 

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Alice Cooper Will Not Stop Dying

Thursday, September 03, 2015

When Alice Cooper burst onto the scene, he was denounced as Satanic and a bad influence. But one of his biggest fans, Groucho Marx, understood that “Coop” was rehabilitating vaudeville.

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Shaken and Stirred by a Black 007

Thursday, September 03, 2015

If Idris Elba is “too street” to play James Bond, will we ever have a black 007?

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Lily Tomlin’s Audacious Life

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lily Tomlin has squeezed more out of life than most people, but she has a few words of advice for her younger self: “Barrel through life with all the audacity you can.”


Infinite Jester: Jason Segel Plays David Foster Wallace

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Jason Segel isn’t playing a sweet stoner in “The End of the Tour” — he’s playing doomed genius David Foster Wallace. How’d that happen?

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The Bird and the Bee Live In-Studio

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Inara George and Greg Kurstin — The Bird and the Bee — managed to record their gorgeous new record around busy family schedules by meeting up just once a week.


How to Make a Moth

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Two artists and programmers built an automated moth generator that turns tweets into gorgeous insects. The only question is: why?
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To Kill a Childhood Hero

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In Harper Lee’s newly published novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” Atticus Finch has turned into a bigot. "LA Times" reviewer David Ulin says we should have seen it coming.

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