Studio 360

All Most Famous

Theresa Rebeck on Sarah Bernhardt, Justine Bateman on fame waxing and waning, and a pirate radio station that got too famous for the FCC.

Paparazzi illustration.
Paparazzi on the hunt for fame.

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Kurt Andersen and Theresa Rebeck discuss her new play about Sarah Bernhardt, the most acclaimed actress of her day. Justine Bateman’s new book examines being inside—and then outside—the fame bubble. A listener finds something surprising inside a book at a used bookstore—an inscription from the famous author of the book to an even more famous novelist. And how New York hip-hop pirate radio station WBAD rose—and fell.

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