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Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Julie Klausner; 'War Dogs'; Rebalancing The 'Microbes Within Us'

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 8:00am

Klausner quips about celebrities in her Hulu series, Difficult People. Critic John Powers calls War Dogs "jauntily enjoyable." I Contain Multitudes author Ed Yong discusses our internal ecosystems.

'War Dogs' Puts A Satirical Spin On The Business Of War

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Todd Phillips' new comedy, which is loosely based on a true story, follows two 20-somethings from Miami who become international arms dealers. Critic John Powers calls War Dogs "jauntily enjoyable."

'Unheard Bird' Gives Fresh Insight Into Charlie Parker's Musical Genius

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Decades after Parker's death, a new album compiles previously unknown performances by the alto sax legend. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the record will please both jazz experts and casual listeners.

Novelist's 'Disgruntled' Heroine Is Drawn From Her Own Childhood

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Asali Solomon's novel is about a girl growing up in West Philadelphia whose parents were black nationalists. "My parents taught us to revere Africa," she says. Originally broadcast Feb. 5, 2015.

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