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This edition: Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn on the new musical, "Lysistrata Jones" plus Jason Zinoman on his book, "Shock Value"

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 28, 2011.

First aired: December 17, 2011.

Writer Douglas Carter Beane and composer Lewis Flinn discuss their new Broadway show “Lysistrata Jones,” a cheeky musical based on the Aristophanes classic. Also, critic Jason Zinoman of “The New York Times” talks about ‘new horror’ films, the subject of his book “Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror.”

Guest List

Douglas Carter Beane Playwright

Lewis Flinn Composer

Jason Zinoman Critic, The New York Times