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'We Have Learned Absolutely Nothing': Tom Magliozzi On Decades Of 'Car Talk'

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

"People say, 'Tell us about radio!' " Magliozzi told Fresh Air in 2001. "We sit in front of the microphones and we know nothing about radio." The Car Talk co-host died Monday at 77.
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Aasif Mandvi On Life As A 'No Land's Man' And Impressing Jon Stewart

Monday, November 03, 2014

The Daily Show correspondent was born in India, raised in England and moved to Florida as a teen. His new essay collection reflects on his acting career and his life as an immigrant.
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Lazy About Your Online Passwords? Take Control With These New Tips

Monday, November 03, 2014

A couple of hours can go a long way toward making your data secure from criminals. It's a hassle, but you'll be forever safe from malicious forces.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Jill Lepore, Amy Poehler And HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Lepore explains how Wonder Woman's creator led a secret life in The Secret History Of Woman Woman; Poehler discusses her memoir Yes Please; David Bianculli reviews the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge.
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Stephen King On Growing Up, Believing In God And Getting Scared

Friday, October 31, 2014

"The more carny it got, the better I liked it," King says of his new thriller, Joyland. King talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about his career writing horror, and about what scares him now.
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'The Merry Widow' Opera Resurfaces With Renee Fleming

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera will be celebrating New Year's Eve with Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow in a new production starring soprano Fleming. But its greatest incarnations have been on film.
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In The Life Of 'Olive Kitteridge,' It's The Little Things That Add Up

Friday, October 31, 2014

The HBO miniseries starring Frances McDormand is based on a collection of stories about residents in a small town in Maine. It's about family, friends and the tenuous relationships that make up life.
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Taylor Swift: The Peppiest Pop Star We Have Right Now

Thursday, October 30, 2014

1989 sidesteps country music entirely to become Swift's first pure pop album.
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Funny, Dirty, Sad: The 'Holy Trinity' For 'Transparent' Creator Jill Soloway

Thursday, October 30, 2014

When writer Jill Soloway's father came out as a trans woman, Soloway says, it was a huge relief. And it helped her create the series Transparent about "boundaries, legacy, gender, family."
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With New Campaign Finance Rules, You Can't Really Follow The Money

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Campaign finance rules allow some groups to not disclose their donors. The New York Times' Nick Confessore says there could be "influence peddling ... because we can't see the money changing hands."
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The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The 'Deep Down Dark'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Hector Tobar had exclusive access to the 33 miners to report his new book detailing the claustrophobic horror they faced when they were trapped for 69 days in 2010. The result is a doozy.
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The Mysterious Case of Arthur Conley, Otis Redding's Protege

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Singer Conley had a number of hits before disappearing in the '70s, a few years after his mentor Redding died in a plane crash. So where did he go? To Europe, where he changed his name.
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A Candid Memoir From Comedian Amy Poehler? 'Yes Please'

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Poehler joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross to talk about fighting the body image "demon," being a "world-class snooper" and how she was once told that she had a "great face for wigs."
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The Man Behind Wonder Woman Was Inspired By Both Suffragists And Centerfolds

Monday, October 27, 2014

Wonder Woman's creator, William Moulton Marston, had a secret life: He had a wife and a mistress and fathered children with both of them. Jill Lepore explains in The Secret History of Wonder Woman.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Ed Norton, Nostaglic DVD Releases, America's Test Kitchen

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Norton talks about making Birdman; new box-set DVD releases are aimed at baby boomers and Gen X-ers; The Cook's Illustrated Meat Book gives tips on how to shop for, store, season and cook meat.
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Patchett: In Bad Relationships, 'There Comes A Day When You Gotta Go'

Friday, October 24, 2014

Ann Patchett got married and divorced young. To her second husband, she said: "I'll be true, I'll be faithful ... but I don't want to live together." Her book is This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage.
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'Citizenfour': A Paranoid Conspiracy Documentary About Edward Snowden

Friday, October 24, 2014

Laura Poitras' new film isn't artfully shaped like her other documentaries. But she captures scenes as history is being made — and it will make you look both ways when you're on the street.
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You'll Want To Accept The Dinner Invitation To 'The Immortal Evening'

Thursday, October 23, 2014

On a cold evening in London in 1817, painter Benjamin Haydon hosted a dinner with the likes of Keats and Wordsworth. Critic Stanley Plumly recreates the crackling conversation about art and science.
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'Test Kitchen': How To Buy The Safest Meat And Make The Juiciest Steaks

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Cook's Illustrated Meat Book gives tips on how to shop for, store, season and cook meat. Why shouldn't you pack your burgers too tight? Two America's Test Kitchen editors explain.
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Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

When Gerard Russell was a diplomat in the Middle East, he met followers of ancient religions facing extinction. His new book includes the origins of the Yazidis, who are fleeing the Islamic State.
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