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Seth Meyers anchored Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update with Amy Poehler....
Seth Meyers already had his dream job. As the host of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update, "I sort of had already accomplished the job I never thought I would accomplish," he tells Fresh Air's Terry...
Jessica Lea Mayfield....
Jessica Lea Mayfield possesses a delicate singing voice that she likes to contrast with her crunching guitar riffs. For her new album Make My Head Sing..., she's working with drummer Matt Martin and...
In her new book, Forcing the Spring, investigative reporter Jo Becker goes b...
In her new book, Forcing the Spring, investigative reporter Jo Becker tells the behind-the-scenes story of an important chapter in the fight for marriage equality. She embedded with the team that...
Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the...
At first, Hari Kondabolu's comedy was mostly about catharsis: "I was doing some work in detention centers and meeting families who had family members who were going to be deported," he tells Fresh...
According to Dr. Martin Blaser, the overuse of antibiotics has contributed t...
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers,...
On Inside Amy Schumer,  the comic (here with Jon Glaser and Adrian Martinez)...
This interview was originally broadcast on June 25, 2013.One of Amy Schumer's comedy routines begins with the declaration, "I'm a little sluttier than the average bear. I really am."Degrees of...
In Under The Skin, Scarlett Johansson plays an alien who adopts an English a...
Every so often a high-toned arthouse director dips a toe into the horror genre and the results are uplifting: You realize vampires and space aliens are subjects too rich to be the sole property of...
Bintel Brief...
A Bintel Brief and The Harlem Hellfighters are two New York Stories. That's why I'm combining them in this review; not because — as some purists still think — they're lesser works of literature...
Kumail Nanjiani (from left) Martin Starr, Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods and...
Mike Judge is no stranger to workplace comedy — back in 1999, he wrote and directed the cult classic Office Space, which poked fun at desk job-induced ennui in a 1990s software company.Now, more than...