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    • Fresh Air, Matt Groening and Elisabeth Sifton

    • By: Terry Gross
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    The creator of The Simpsons Matt Groening and writer Elisabeth Sifton on this edition of Fresh Air. Earlier this year The Simpsons celebrated its 300th episode, making it the longest running animated series on TV.

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    • Fresh Air, Bliss Broyard and Yaroslav Trofimov, September 27, 2007

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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear author Bliss Broyard and journalist Yaroslav Trofimov on this edition of Fresh Air. Bliss Broyard has written a new family memoir: One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life - A Story of Race and Family Secrets. Her father was the literary critic Anatole Broyard, who died in 1990.

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    • Fresh Air, Al Franken and Benicio Del Toro

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Comedian and political satirist Al Franken and actor Benicio Del Toro on this edition of Fresh Air. In December, Franken was part of a USO tour performing for troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Kuwait. The tour lasted eight days, and he returned Christmas Day. He'll talk about the tour and do some of his routine from it. Franken's books include Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right and Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot.

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    • Fresh Air, Dr. Paul Farmer and Isaac Mizrahi

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Dr. Paul Farmer, the subject of a new book, and fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi on this edition of Fresh Air. Farmer is an infectious disease specialist, a medical anthropologist, and a recipient of the MacArthur "genius" grant.

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    • Fresh Air, Judd Apatow and Seth Rogan, September 28, 2007

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    Hear writer/director Judd Apatow and actor Seth Rogan, rock critic Ken Tucker, and film critic David Edelstein, on this edition of Fresh Air. Judd Apatow wrote and directed the hit comedy Knocked Up, which is now out on DVD. Rogan stars in it as a slacker who becomes a father after a one-night stand. Apatow also wrote and directed the comedy hit The 40 Year Old Virgin. Apatow also worked on the Emmy award-winners Freaks and Geeks (as did Rogan) and The Ben Stiller Show.

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    • Fresh Air, Werner Herzog, July 25, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Hear German filmmaker Werner Herzog and critic Milo Miles on this edition of Fresh Air. Werner Herzog's new film is Rescue Dawn, based on his 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly. It's the true story of Dieter Dengler, the only U.S. pilot to have sucessfully escaped from a North Vietnamese-controlled prison.

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    • Fresh Air, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz and Jim Sheridan

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Scientist and conservationist Dr. Alan Rabinowitz and Irish film director Jim Sheridan on this edition of Fresh Air. Dr. Alan Rabinowitz has been called the "Indiana Jones" of wildlife science. He is Director of the Science and Exploration Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society, based at the Bronx Zoo in New York. In 1985 his research in Belize resulted in the world's first jaguar sanctuary.

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    • Fresh Air, Alice Cooper, May 17, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 45 mins
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    Hear shock-rock icon Alice Cooper on this edition of Fresh Air. During his heyday in the early 1970s, Alice Cooper appeared on stage dressed like a ghoul, with a gaunt face and mascara streaked eyes, and performed cartoonish, violent stunts. His hits included "I'm Eighteen", "School's Out", and "Welcome to My Nightmare".

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    • Fresh Air, Former President Jimmy Carter and Sam Shepard

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 46 mins
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    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and playwright, actor and director Sam Shepard on this edition of Fresh Air. Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize this week, and was only the third President to do so. We listen back to several of his interviews: in which he talks about his work as a mediator his life in the Whitehouse and his spiritual life. Sam Shepard won a Pulitzer for his play Buried Child and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff.

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    • Fresh Air, Frankie Valli and Patton Oswalt, July 3, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear singer Frankie Valli and comedian and actor Patton Oswalt on this edition of Fresh Air. There's a new four-CD box set of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons called Jersey Boys. Valli helped bridge 50s doo-wop and 60s rock-and-roll with two dozen top 40 hits, including "Big Girls Don't Cry", "Sherry", and "Walk Like a Man". Jersey Boys is also the name of a Tony award winning Broadway musical based on the lives of the Four Seasons.

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    • Fresh Air, Naomi Klein and George Stevens, Jr.

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Journalist Naomi Klein and American Film Institute founder George Stevens, Jr. on this edition of Fresh Air. Klein, author of No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, takes a look at the global reach of multinational corporations, their pervasive use of branding to sell a concept, the impact on culture and society, and the protest movement that's resulted. Stevens was a production assistant on the 1952 classic western Shane, directed by his father George Stevens.

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    • Fresh Air, Carol Burnett

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    Comedienne Carol Burnett on this edition of Fresh Air. Carol Burnett earned wide critical and popular acclaim and an Emmy for her work on The Garry Moore Show (from 1959-62). The Carol Burnett Show debuted in 1967 and won 22 Emmys in a run of more than a decade.

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    • Fresh Air, James Fallows

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    Journalist James Fallows on this edition of Fresh Air. Fallows is the National Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, a regular commentator on NPR, and a licensed pilot. In his new book Free Flight: From Airline Hell to a New Age of Travel, he looks into the technological innovations which will change airline travel.

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    • Fresh Air, Michael Chabon and Steve Buscemi

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Writer Michael Chabon and actor Steve Buscemi on this edition of Fresh Air. Michael Chabon won a year 2000 Pulitzer prize for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay which is now out in paperback.

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    • Fresh Air Archive, Jim Jarmusch and John Irving

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch and author John Irving on this archival edition of Fresh Air. Jarmusch often acts as writer, director, and producer of his films.

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    • Fresh Air, Michael Chabon and Jon Savage, May 3, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Hear writers Michael Chabon and Jon Savage on this edition of Fresh Air. Michael Chabon won a Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. His new novel is The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel. His other books include The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and a collection of stories entitled Werewolves in Their Youth. He has also written for many publications, including The New Yorker, Harpers,, and Esquire.

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    • Fresh Air, Mel Brooks and Gary Sinise

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    The Broadway musical The Producers has opened on Broadway, based on the Mel Brooks movie. It stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.

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    • Fresh Air, Vernor Vinge and Steve Buscemi

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    Writer Vernor Vinge and actor Steve Buscemi on this edition of Fresh Air. The author of 16 books of science fiction, Vernor Vinge gained a cult following for his early role in writing about cyber-culture and the Internet. His new book, Across Realtime, came out earlier this year. He talks about the difficulty of writing science fiction when technology outdates itself as rapidly as it does. Vinge teaches computer science at San Diego State.

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    • Fresh Air, Flight of the Conchords and John Rushing, June 14, 2007

    • By: Terry Gross
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    Hear former Marine Captain Josh Rushing, music-comedy duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, and linguist Geoff Nunberg, on this edition of Fresh Air. Josh Rushing was the media liaison officer at Central Command (Centcom) in the early days of the Iraq war. His job was to represent the Marines to the worldwide media covering the war in Iraq, including the Arab TV network Al-Jazeera. He was featured in the documentary Control Room.

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    • Fresh Air, Chris Kraft and Kenneth Gluck

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    • Length: 44 mins
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    Former NASA flight director Chris Kraft and humanitarian aid worker Kenneth Gluck on this archive edition of Fresh Air. Chris Kraft was NASA's first flight director, from the first forays into space in the 1960s to after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969. Kraft also created Mission Control. He's written a new book, Flight: My Life In Mission Control. Kenneth Gluck was working with Doctors Without Borders in Chechnya when he was kidnapped and held for 26 days.

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