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Episode 167: Kurt Andersen

Nov 18th, 20151:00:50

Kurt Andersen is the co-founder of Spy Magazine, the author of several books, and the host of Studio 360. “As a young person, I never thought of myself as a risk-taker. Then I did this risky thing that shouldn't have succeeded, I started this magazine. And it did encourage me to think, ‘Eh, how bad can it be if it fails? Sometimes these long shots work. So fuck it, try it.’” Thanks to MailChimp, MasterClass, The Message, RealtyShares, and Prudential for sponsoring this week's episode. Show Notes: @KBAndersen kurtandersen.com Andersen on Longform [2:00] The Spy Magazine archive on Google Books [12:00] Private Eye [19:00] "Felkerism" (New York • Jul 2008) [25:00] "When a Magazine Is Too Brash for the Bottom Line" (Robin Pogrebin • New York Times • Sep 1996) [28:00] Turn of the... Show More

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