Radio Hour: Schmaltz, "Citizen Four" & Rachel Cusk's "Outline"

By LARB AVMarch 12, 2015

Radio Hour: Schmaltz, "Citizen Four" & Rachel Cusk's "Outline"

Tom Lutz is back this week and joins Laurie and Seth to discuss schmaltz (sentimental art, not rendered chicken fat), and whether it is necessary in our cultural diet. Also they debate the merits of Laura Poitras' Academy Award-winning documentary "Citizen Four", and Judith Freeman talks about a great book she just read, Rachel Cusk's "Outline."


Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin.

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