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Fresh Air

Laughs
Narrated by: Terry Gross
Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
Categories: Radio & TV, Entertainment
4 out of 5 stars (50 ratings)

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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, offers some of the most intelligent interviews, reviews, and commentary heard on radio. Terry Gross has been called by The Los Angeles Times, "One of the most thought-provoking interviewers working in the media today." In this special compilation, you'll hear exhilarating excerpts from classic interviews with 21 stars of comedy, including Tracey Ullman on her zany characters, Chris Rock on growing up small and black in a white neighborhood, Carol Leifer on the inspiration for her brand of cabaret comedy, and Henny Youngman on his famous line, "Take my wife, please." This collection also features interviews with Pieter Dirk-Uys, Richard Pryor, Drew Carey, Bob Newhart, Jackie Mason, Phyllis Diller, Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, and David Hyde Pierce.
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    3 out of 5 stars

Confused and disappointed

Enjoyable listen, but there's no interview with David Hyde Pierce as the description says! Very disappointing for me as I found this (and subsequently purchased) due to a search on David Hyde Piece.

Buyer beware.

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