Fresh Air

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Terry Gross

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Airs Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and repeats at 9 p.m. on Red River Radio HD3 With NPR News Headlines at 9:01

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1:49pm

Mon August 3, 2015
Author Interviews

Reflecting On Football And Addiction As 'Friday Night Lights' Turns 25

Originally published on Mon August 3, 2015 3:44 pm

Da Capo Press

Twenty-seven years ago, journalist Buzz Bissinger decided that he wanted to write about the big-time stakes of small-town high school football — he just needed to find the right town. At the suggestion of a college recruiter, he visited Odessa, a west Texas town with a high school football stadium capable of seating 19,000 — and a population of approximately 90,000.

"Odessa is just kind of a dusty, gritty place," Bissinger tells Fresh Air's Dave Davies. "And I see that stadium ... and it's like a rocket ship on the desert."

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11:36am

Sat August 1, 2015
Interviews

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Call Me Lucky'; 'The End of the Tour'; Training Dogs For Film

White God is about a dog who is separated from his owner (Zsófia Psotta) when her father forces her to give him up. Teresa Ann Miller worked as a trainer for the Hungarian film.
Magnolia Pictures

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, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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12:59pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Television

Jon Stewart, Faking It and Making It

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DAVE DAVIES, BYLINE: This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies. Next week, Jon Stewart ends his 16-year run as host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central. A lot of "Daily Show" viewers share the sentiment expressed by President Obama when he made his seventh and final appearance on the show last week.

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12:59pm

Fri July 31, 2015
Television

For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'

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2:29pm

Thu July 30, 2015
Movie Reviews

'The End of the Tour' Offers A Hint Of David Foster Wallace's Inner Struggle

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 4:20 pm

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TERRY GROSS, HOST:

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