Fresh Air


    

Daily Magazine of contemporary arts and issues known for captivating interviews with guests from literature, science, music, film, and more, hosted by Terry Gross.

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At 71, Elvin Bishop Is Still Vigorous, And Can Do Wrong Right
The white bluesman whose corny jokes have made his music enduring and fun has a new album Can't Even Do Wrong Right. He has a raspy chuckle in his singing, and he plays the guitar precisely.
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From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation
While fans were watching him portray Walt in Breaking Bad's final episodes, Cranston was already reinventing himself — playing Lyndon B. Johnson in the play All the Way. Originally broadcast March 27.
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Allison Janney On Sex, Sorkin And Being The Tallest Woman In The Room
Allison Janney has been nominated for Emmys for her roles on Masters of Sex and Mom. She says her relationships with her family members helped inform her characters. Originally broadcast Aug. 4.
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Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Challenge: What To Do With His Hands
Meyers is hosting the Emmys Monday. In April, he told Fresh Air why he left Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update to take over Late Night from Jimmy Fallon in February. Originally broadcast April 23.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'The Simpsons' And Author Stephan Eirik Clark
Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with The Simpsons' creator, writers and actors ahead of the show's marathon on FXX. Author Stephan Eirik Clark talks about his new novel Sweetness #9.
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Werner Herzog Talks About Madmen And Caves In Interviews From 'Fresh Air' Archives
Werner Herzog talked with Fresh Air in 1998 about his volatile relationship with actor Klaus Kinski, who died in 1991. In 2011, Herzog discussed the documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams.
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Benjamin Booker Is Raw, Yet Disciplined On Debut Album
The 25-year-old guitarist-singer-songwriter has already served as an opening act on Jack White's recent tour, and he may be ready for headliner status.
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Werner Herzog's Audacious Early Films Showcased In New Boxed Collection
The 71-year-old German filmmaker made daring movies in the 1970s that pushed viewers into unsettling mental spaces. The tremendous boxed set Herzog: The Collection highlights his authentic style.
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GlobalPost CEO Shares Details Of Fight To Save James Foley
Foley was held hostage in Syria for nearly two years before he was killed by his captors. GlobalPost co-founder Phil Balboni tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross about the efforts to win his release.
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Nostalgic For Noir? Feiffer's 'Kill My Mother' Is A Toxic Treat
In his first graphic novel, Jules Feiffer, 85, has returned to the seedy comic strips, hard boiled novels and B movies of his youth. Maureen Corrigan says it's "a mulligan stew of murder and desire."
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