Episode #1414

Tom Hanks & Remixing Spring Winners

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Friday, April 05, 2013

 Left to right: Tom Hanks and Christopher McDonald in Lucky Guy Left to right: Tom Hanks and Christopher McDonald in Lucky Guy (Joan Marcus)

This week, Kurt Andersen talks with Tom Hanks, who loves to cut dialogue from his scripts — he’d be a silent movie star if he could. A legal reporter explains why the copyright law needs a digital overhaul. We meet Raul and Mexia, sons of a legendary norteño musician, who have come out of the shadow of their father’s accordion. And we call the winner of our Remixing Spring Challenge.  

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Wendy Deuring from Cleveland (WCPN Member)

please clarify Tom's comment which implied that the Great Lakes Theater Festival is not a professional theater. I know that wasn't what he meant, but to any listener who doesn't know GLTF, it didn't sound encouraging.

Apr. 07 2013 03:22 PM

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