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John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, And Lives To Write About It

Friday, August 29, 2014

The 68-year-old film director hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco for his book Carsick. He says hitchhiking is "the worst beauty regimen ever." Originally broadcast June 10.
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Jon Hamm On The Evolution Of Don Draper On 'Mad Men'

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hamm has never won an Emmy despite 13 nominations, including two this year for Mad Men. In 2010, Hamm talked with Fresh Air about how Draper was "losing touch" with his life and the world around him.
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Edie Falco On Sobriety, The Sopranos, And Nurse Jackie's Self-Medication

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Falco plays ER nurse Jackie Peyton, who is competent at her high-stress job but struggles with addiction. Falco was nominated for an Emmy for her role on Nurse Jackie, which is in its sixth season.
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Sarah Silverman Discusses Her Movie 'Jesus Is Magic'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Silverman won the Emmy for best writing for a variety special for her HBO special We Are Miracles. In 2005, she spoke with Fresh Air about her movie based on her acts in New York and Los Angeles.
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Louis C.K. Reflects On 'Louie,' Loss, Love And Life

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

C.K. won an Emmy for outstanding writing in a comedy series for an episode on his FX show Louie. In 2011, C.K. told Fresh Air about making his comedy special and his relationship with other comedians.
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Aaron Paul On Playing A Meth Dealer On 'Breaking Bad'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Paul won the Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for playing student-turned-drug dealer Jesse Pinkman. In 2011, he said his character was supposed to die in the first season.
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At 71, Elvin Bishop Is Still Vigorous, And Can Do Wrong Right

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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

Monday, August 25, 2014

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

Monday, August 25, 2014

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

Saturday, August 23, 2014

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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Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The protests were largely peaceful in the St. Louis suburb for a third consecutive night.
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Werner Herzog Talks About Madmen And Caves In Interviews From 'Fresh Air' Archives

Friday, August 22, 2014

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

Friday, August 22, 2014

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

Friday, August 22, 2014

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

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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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A Sleek And Busy Walk With Jean-Luc Ponty

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Before Ponty came to the States, he already had his concept. Fresh Air critic Kevin Whitehead reviews the digital reissue of Sunday Walk.
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Prepare For 'The Simpsons' Marathon With Interviews From The 'Fresh Air' Archives

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Starting Thursday, FXX will air all 552 episodes of The Simpsons in the longest single-series marathon in TV history. Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with the show's creator, writers and actors.
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Bumper U.S. Corn Yield Could Top Records

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bryce Knorr of Farm Futures magazine says consumers can expect to see prices drop at the gas pump, but not at the grocery store.
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