Stephen Kincaid

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Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir

While classical institutions usually bemoan the aging audience, Eric Whitacre's fanbase is squarely in a prize demographic of 18-to-30 year olds. …

Meg Wolitzer and The Interestings

Meg Wolitzer's latest novel, The Interestings, is both a coming-of-age and coming-of-middle-age story. Six teenagers meet at a performing arts camp …

Carmen Miranda: O Que è Que a Bahiana Tem

The samba "O Que è Que a Bahiana Tem" was recorded by the Brazilian singer Carmen Miranda in 1939. Dori Caymmi, the son of the songwriter, and …

American Icons: Migrant Mother

This is America's image of hard times. "Migrant Mother" was one of thousands of pictures Dorothea Lange took on assignment for the federal …

Live in-Studio: Jessie Ware

South London is like the Brooklyn of Britain. In the past few years, that part of town has churned out pop stars like Adele, Florence Welch (who made …

George Jones: He Stopped Loving Her Today

George Jones and songwriter Bobby Braddock were a power team in country music, and certainly no strangers to sentiment. But when Jones was presented …

Jaron Lanier: You Are Not A Network

Jaron Lanier is a pioneering computer scientist, a creator of virtual reality, a musician, and the author of You Are Not a Gadget, which takes a …

Imaginary Friends Forever

Lots of kids have imaginary friends. (A young Kurt Andersen had a gaggle including Robbie Dobbie, Crackerpin, Jimmy the Cat, a poodle called …

How Creative Are You?

The man nicknamed "the father of creativity" was psychologist E. Paul Torrance. In the 1940s he began researching creativity in order to improve …

Gary Marcus: Defining Creativity

Kurt Andersen talks with Gary Marcus about what science knows, and doesn't know, about creativity. Marcus is the director of New York University's …

Gary Marcus: Enhancing Creativity

Gary Marcus, who directs New York University's Center for Language and Music, talks with Kurt Andersen about scientific efforts to find and describe …

Mel Brooks and The Comedy of Humanity

Mel Brooks still writes comedy, but his main business is collecting awards. He's an "EGOT," one of only a dozen or so people to win an Emmy, a …

The 2,000 Year Old Man

It began as a time-filler during a lull in the writer's room; became a favorite party gag; then was captured on a 1961 album – "the comedian's …