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American Icons: The Wizard of Oz

Friday, November 29, 2013

It's been over seventy years since movie audiences first watched The Wizard of Oz. Meet the original man behind the curtain, L. Frank Baum, who had all the vision of Walt Disney, but none of the business sense. Discover how Oz captivated the imaginations of Russians living under Soviet rule ...

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American Icons: The Wizard of Oz

Friday, October 19, 2012

Kurt Andersen follows the yellow brick road through America’s favorite story and discovers places in the Land of Oz more wonderful, and weirder, than you ever imagined.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Confused Couples

Sunday, June 12, 2011

A failing marriage, a failed affair and “one of them is lying,” in three pieces involving couples.

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Dorothy, Baum, Kansas

Saturday, November 19, 2005

You may think you know the story, but Kurt Andersen and guests will take you to places in the land of Oz that are more wonderful, and weirder, than you ever imagined. We’ll meet the original man behind the curtain, L. Frank Baum, who had all the vision of Walt ...

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Special Guest: Neil Labute

Saturday, April 23, 2005

New York Times critic once called Neil LaBute "The bleakest and most unforgiving moralist in contemporary American film and theater." He has directed several films from his own scripts, including his infamously dark breakout success In the Company of Men, as well as movies by other writers — ...

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Caravaggio, Simpsons, Morals

Saturday, April 23, 2005

Want a moral with that story? Kurt Andersen and playwright-director Neil LaBute discuss whether books, cartoons, and paintings should teach us a lesson.

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Liars, Novels, Hoax

Saturday, June 21, 2003

Kurt Andersen and humorist Neal Pollack look at how artists twist the truth.

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