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  • Nerd's Paradise

    Roland Kelts, an expert in Japanese pop culture, takes Kurt to Akihabara, a retail paradise for otaku -- obsessive fans of manga and other Japanese culture ...

  • Schoolgirls Grow Up

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  • Ladies and Gentlemen...

    Greetings from Studio 360's home base in New York City!

    After weeks of listening to tape and mixing (and remixing) our stories, we're ...

  • Pico Iyer: Outside Man

    Travel writer Pico Iyer has lived in Japan for 20 years. And while he knows the locals still see him as an outsider, he told ...

  • Flarf

    American poetry is due for a new movement. The frontrunner is “Flarf.” Google and the internet overload make Flarf possible, because the poem's content ...

  • Keeping Up with the Sarah Joneses

    The Tony Award-winning writer and performer (“Bridge & Tunnel”), briefs Kurt on her experiences at the Aspen Ideas Festival, a gathering of big thinkers to tackle ...

  • Iraqi Boy Band

    When UTN1 first formed in the late '90s, the Baghdad boys rebelled against conservative Muslim culture by embracing fun and frivolous Western pop. But they ...

  • Remembering Rosenman

    Composer Leonard Rosenman passed away earlier this year but his scores for films like "East of Eden," "Fantastic Voyage," and "Rebel Without a Cause" live ...

  • Garage Inventors

    All over the country, amazing science is happening without institutional or government funding. Matt Cavnar talked to inventors in garages, basements, a Quonset hut, even ...

  • Transmit This

    A lot of us learned that Guglielmo Marconi invented radio, but Nikola Tesla transmitted electromagnetic waves before Marconi –- the Supreme Court decided the case in ...