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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, April 24, 2015

The first ever video on YouTube; Amy Schumer's remarkably poignant parody of Friday Night Lights; a cute dog vine to watch over and over. Here's what's good on the web.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, April 24, 2015

Amy Schumer wins the internet this week, but Rihanna and a wonderful golden retriever named Maple came out to play, too.
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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kendrick Lamar drops an album, pimps a butterfly, wins the internet this week. 
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The Takeaway

The IRS Scandal: Who Gets Tax-Exempt Status?, Depression's Lessons, 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'

Friday, May 17, 2013

The IRS Scandal: Who Gets Tax-Exempt Status? | Your Questions About the Affordable Care Act, Answered | 'David's Inferno': Depression's Lessons | 50 Years Later, the Birmingham Class of 1963 Finally Gets a Prom | From 'Spinal Tap' to 'Family Tree,' the Wild Worlds of Christopher Guest | New Movie Releases: "Star Trek Into Darkness" | Star Trek: Past, Present and Future | Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Assad Regime

The Brian Lehrer Show

Kevin Smith: Comic Man

Monday, December 31, 2012

Kevin Smith, screenwriter, actor, producer, director, and comic book writer, talks about New York Comic-Con and the new season of his show, "Comic Book Men," set in his comic book shop in Red Bank

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Kevin Smith: Comic Man

Friday, October 12, 2012

Kevin Smith, screenwriter, actor, producer, director, and comic book writer, talks about New York Comic-Con and the new season of his show, "Comic Book Men," set in his comic book shop in Red Bank. Smith appears at the Gramercy Theatre tonight.

 

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Studio 360

Ricky Gervais

Friday, April 23, 2010

He's the British comic who created the original version of "The Office" and captured hilariously the alienation of 9-to-5ers everywhere. Now he's podcasting and performing stand-up, and no matter what he touches, he makes us laugh. Gervais tells Kurt how his early failure as ...

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Carrie Fisher

Friday, November 13, 2009

Broadway's "Wishful Drinking" stars Carrie Fisher as Carrie Fisher. Like memoir of the same name, the one-woman show blurs the line between person and performer for the movie star, as she draws from the most painful periods in her life for comic material. She ...

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Studio 360

Bonus Track: "Trust Me"

Friday, October 02, 2009

Marvin Hamlisch plays the closing theme from the movie "The Informant!" live in Studio 360.

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Reinventing the Critic

Friday, May 15, 2009

In today's scary media landscape -- full of layoffs and closing papers -- arts coverage is especially vulnerable. Arts critics must invent new ways to do what they do. Film critic Mike D'Angelo and visual art critic Lori Waxman are two journalists blazing that trail. Produced ...

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Desert Hot Rods

Friday, May 15, 2009

Gene Winfield has been creating futuristic cars for nearly 50 years, including the vehicles in "Blade Runner" and the Delorean in "Back to the Future." At 82, he's still working. Studio 360’s Derek John headed into the Mojave Desert to see Winfield's custom hot rod ...

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Tossing and Turning

Friday, May 18, 2007

Alan Berliner is a filmmaker and an insomniac. He says he does his best work and feels most alive late at night. His new film, Wide Awake, is part-insomnia diary and part-therapy session. It airs this week on HBO. Kurt Andersen drops in on Berliner at his ...

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Studio 360

Buffy Returns

Friday, May 11, 2007

Four years after Buffy the Vampire Slayer ended, creator Joss Whedon has resurrected his cult hit TV series in a very surprising fashion: as a comic book. Produced by Eric Molinsky.

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Sarah Polley

Friday, May 04, 2007

Kurt talks with Canadian actress Sarah Polley, who has just made the leap to directing. Her first feature film, Away From Her, stars movie legend Julie Christie. Twenty-something and recently married, Polley wasn’t interested in young love; instead she based her film on a short story (by ...

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Studio 360

Syriana

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Stephen Gaghan’s new movie Syriana opens around the country next week. It might draw in moviegoers with the star power of George Clooney and Matt Damon, but what will stick is its provocative and disturbing plot — an intricate tale about the oil industry in the Middle East. Based in ...

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Passion of the Penguins

Saturday, September 24, 2005

The hit documentary March of the Penguins has been embraced by commentators on the Christian Right, who say it celebrates faith and family values, and offers proof that "intelligent design" does exist — and global warming doesn't. Kurt wonders if the Right would be so quick to embrace the film ...

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Terry Gilliam Continued

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Kurt and director Terry Gilliam continue their conversation. They discuss what it takes to balance live effects with computer-generated animation, and why Gilliam keeps making movies about characters who challenge the limits of the world in which they live.

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