Episode #1128

Cholodenko & The Apples in stereo

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Friday, July 09, 2010

Studio 360 Episode 1128, Cholodenko & The Apples in Stereo Lisa Cholodenko (Suzanne Tenner)

Director Lisa Cholodenko on her new film, "The Kids Are All Right." She tells Kurt Andersen why she set out to make a film about lesbian moms that's realistic. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird turns fifty and leaves its mark far beyond literature — on rock music, parenting, and in Harper Lee's hometown. And the psychedelic pop band The Apples in stereo stops by and sends its music into the future.

The Kids Are All Right

Hollywood has never produced a realistic movie about lesbian parents — until now. In her new film "The Kids Are All Right," writer and director Lisa Cholodenko tells the story of two moms and their sperm donor. Cholodenko tells Kurt how she managed to make an accessible, touching ...

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The Apples in Stereo

Psychedelic pop band The Apples in stereo are known for channeling the fuzzed-out sounds of the 1960s. But on their new concept album Travellers in Space and Time, the band takes an unlikely turn toward the future, where synthesizers and vocoders abound. Front-man Robert Schneider tells ...

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More with Robert Schneider

Hear Kurt's extended conversation with The Apples in stereo front-man, Robert Schneider.

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Bonus Track: "Hey Elevator"

The Apples in stereo perform the track from their new album, Travellers in Space and Time, live in Studio 360.


July 4th Redesign Shoutout

Thanks to all the listeners who heeded our call to redesign Uncle Sam and made videos of their new National Anthems. We were impressed and honored.

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The Science of Sculpture

Don Ingber is a cell biologist from Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital. One day he saw a piece of modern sculpture, Kenneth Snelson's "Needle Tower" — and Eureka! — it inspired a scientific breakthrough. Produced by

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Mockingbird in Monroeville

This year To Kill a Mockingbird turns 50. Initially, Harper Lee's novel didn't get the warmest reception from her neighbors — after all, she was depicting her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch travels to the real-life "Maycomb" to see if that's changed.


Parenting Lessons from Atticus

When people think of parenting gurus, the first name that springs to mind is Dr. Spock. But how about Atticus Finch? That's who psychologist Mufid James Hannush thinks is the real expert on raising kids, and he makes a compelling case for the fictional father.


Aha Moment: To Kill a Mockingbird

Indie rockers Ra Ra Riot found sonic inspiration in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Singer Wes Miles explains that like the book, their song "Each Year" explores issues of prejudice.

Weigh in: Has a work of art changed your life?

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