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Central Standard

Screentime: Ozark

In a new Netflix series, a family flees from Chicago and goes into hiding at the Lake of the Ozarks. We take a closer look at Ozark and how the show represents Missouri — and the larger urban-rural divide in the Midwest.

Guests:

  • Chris Mundy, showrunner for Ozark
  • Melissa Lenos, KCUR arts contributor and Assistant Professor of English at Donnelly College
  • Michael Duggan, Lake of the Ozarks native

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter.