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Ellar Coltrane, who plays Mason in Boyhood, was 6 years old when director Ri...
"This is a very, very depressing year for film," critic David Edelstein tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross, "because none of the great material came from Hollywood studios."Studios, he says, direct their...
Allison Tolman plays Deputy Sheriff Molly Solverson in the FX TV series Farg...
Although it wasn't a great year for the shows themselves, it was a good year for programming, says TV critic David Bianculli."In terms of what was happening on television, in terms of new and old...
The Serial podcast is Sarah Koenig's reinvestigation of the murder of Hae Mi...
Sarah Koenig didn't expect her new podcast, Serial, to get so much press, but she says the attention helped keep her on her toes: "It was just a constant reminder of how careful we needed to be,"...
Part 2: Jazz legend Branford Marsalis stopped by WSKG studios before his concert at Binghamton University. In part 2, WSKG's Arts & Culture Director Alexandra Rangel talks with Branford about...
Nick Lowe's Christmas album is called Quality Street. He's currently touring...
When Nick Lowe was approached by his label to make a holiday album, he says he was "slightly appalled, really — we think it's all a bit vulgar, you know, cashing in on Christmas." Ultimately, Lowe...
Timothy Spall says he had to use a lot of empathy to play a character like M...
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,...
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Meryl Streep won a Golden Globe for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. She talks about preparing for that role and how her perceptions of herself have changed over the years....
Stephen Colbert will host his final episode of The Colbert Report Thursday a...
After nine years, Stephen Colbert is retiring the character he created for The Colbert Report, the conservative, self-important blowhard who opines about the news and the media. The final episode...