Spooky Scary Studio 360: Alice Cooper

Spooky Scary Studio 360: Alice Cooper

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In anticipation of Halloween, Studio 360 is sharing some of our favorite spooky segments from our archive.

No musician has died more often or more dramatically in front of more people than Alice Cooper. His highly theatrical rock shows have variously ended with depictions of him being electrocuted, beheaded, or hanged.

In real life, he’s managed to survive very nicely — now in his 60’s, he still performs those over-the-top live shows. He talks with Kurt Andersen about what it was like when he moved to Greenwich, Connecticut, eyeliner and all, and why he’ll probably never retire.

(Originally aired September 3, 2015)