Matt Frassica

Matt Frassica is a producer for Studio 360. You can find him on Twitter.

Matt Frassica appears in the following:

Directors' Cut: Alejandro Iñárritu

Monday, January 25, 2016

An extended interview with Alejandro Iñárritu, whose Western survival movie “The Revenant” is up for 12 Oscars.
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How Alejandro González Iñárritu Survived “The Revenant”

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu explains why bad shooting conditions make “The Revenant” good viewing.


Why Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu Pities Donald Trump

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu says anti-immigrant comments from the Republican candidate prove he's "a poor man whose only possession is money."
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The Return of the Worst Film Ever Made

Thursday, January 07, 2016

In 1972, Jerry Lewis made perhaps the worst movie ever, about a circus clown at a Nazi concentration camp. In 10 years, you’ll be able to see it.

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Hilary Mantel’s Henry VIII is a Monster for All Seasons

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Hilary Mantel’s books “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies” have reshaped how we think of Henry VIII — and made a hero out of the blacksmith’s son, Thomas Cromwell.    

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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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This Novel Is a Time Machine

Thursday, December 17, 2015

“City on Fire,” the first novel by Garth Risk Hallberg, returns us to the gritty streets of 1970s New York. We visit the Village to see what’s changed.


Son Little In-Studio

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Son Little’s debut album combines elements of hip-hop, soul, R&B, and blues in gorgeous songs that blend the personal and the political.


Ron Howard, in the Belly of the Whale

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Ron Howard’s latest movie, “In the Heart of the Sea,” tells Moby Dick’s backstory.

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The Things They Carried (in 1,500 B.C.)

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Archaeologists discover the treasure-filled tomb of an ancient Greek warrior from hundreds of years before the fall of Troy.


Watch a Water Droplet Dance in a Field of Sound

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Researchers at Clemson University have made a water droplet levitate, spin, and form geometric shapes with the power of sound.
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Nick Offerman Crowns a Popsicle Stick Winner

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The actor and comedian returns to pick the winner of Nick Offerman’s Ultimate Popsicle Stick Throwdown.

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Sloane Crosley Wants to Get Out of the Country

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Sloane Crosley's first novel has everything — a love triangle, an international caper, and a guest appearance from French writer Guy de Maupassant. 


Does Shakespeare Need an English Translator?

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced that it will translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English. Good idea or a tragedy? 

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Patricia Marx Wants You to Be Less Stupid

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Everyone worries about getting dotty as they age. But Patricia Marx actually did something about it — having her brain zapped, learning a language, and practicing the piano all day.

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The Adventurous Life of William T. Vollmann, Writer

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The prolific author has survived war in Afghanistan, hypothermia at the North Pole, and hopping freight trains. It's all been research for his epic books.


Best American Fakery

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The inclusion of a white poet writing under a Chinese name in “Best American Poetry” set the internet ablaze. Jenny Zhang explains why so many people were so upset.

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Nick Offerman’s Ultimate Popsicle Stick Throwdown

Thursday, September 03, 2015

You could be a good citizen and recycle your summer’s popsicle sticks. Or you could build a sculpture for Nick Offerman!


The State Ann Beattie Is In

Thursday, September 03, 2015

For over 30 years, novelist Ann Beattie has been chronicling her generation. Now she wants to write about teenagers because — unlike her peers — they always speak their mind.


The Creative Class Isn’t Dead Yet

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Journalist Steven Johnson has crunched the numbers and discovered that, far from dying out in the digital age, artists and musicians are doing better than ever.