1. Fresh Air Weekend: Comedian Joel McHale talks about ‘Community’ and hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Maureen Corrigan reviews Friendship, a novel by Emily Gould, and Paul Greenberg tells us why the U.S. exports the best quality fish to other countries.

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    joel mchale

    fish

    paul greenberg

    interview

  1. Fresh Air Weekend 6/21 - John Oliver on his new HBO series Last Week Tonight, Ken Tucker reviews Parquet Courts and novelist Joshua Ferris on his new book, “To Rise Again at a Decent Hour”

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    parquet courts

    joshua ferris

  1. Fresh Air Weekend: Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson on ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ David Bianculli on Orange is the New Black, and Evan Osnos talks about China’s ‘Age of Ambition.’

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    a raisin in the sun

    orange is the new black

    china

    development

  1. Fresh Air Weekend: Louis C.K, Hero Dogs, and Miles Davis 

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    Louis CK

    Hero Dogs

    Miles Davis

    Military Dogs

  1. Fresh Air Weekend: Sam Baker & Roz Chast 

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    roz chast

    sam baker

    healing

    music

    cartoons

  1. Murder, Opera & A Poem on Fresh Air Weekend

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  1. David O. Russell has his movie memorized, basically. 

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    acoustic engineering

    trevor cox

    interview

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    public radio

  1. FAW Lineup:
    Dr. Kevin Fong, author of Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century
    Kayla Williams and Brian McGough on living and loving with PTSD
    Ken Tucker reviews Lake Street Dive

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    terry gross

    lake street dive

    PTSD

    iraq war

    kevin fong

    extreme medicine

  1. Fresh Air Weekend Lineup:

    Tim Gunn, mentor of Project Runway, opens up about his painful adolescence

    Jennifer Senior, author of “All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenting”

    John Powers reviews Borgen, a Danish political drama about a women who unexpectedly becomes prime minister

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    tim gunn

    borgen

    jennifer senior

    parenting

  1. Fresh Air Weekend: Sports writer Ray Didinger talks to Fresh Air about why he loves the strategy and the “inclusiveness” of football. Then author Ann Patchett discusses her book of personal essays titled “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage.” Finally, Ken Tucker takes on the beer drinkin’, truck drivin’ sub-genre of “Bro country.”

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  1. Our guests on this week’s Fresh Air Weekend are Bradley Cooper, who’s been nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in Silver Linings Playbook, and Michael Apted, the director of the ‘Up’ series of documentaries.

    Up top, you can check out the cool billboard (that’s our name for the mini-commercial you hear at the very beginning of the show) that Fresh Air Weekend producer, John Sheehan cooked up for this week. 

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    Bradley Cooper

    Michael Apted

    Silver Linings Playbook

    Up

  1. Coming up on Fresh Air Weekend, Golden Globe-winning director Ben Affleck talks about his Golden Globe-winning film Argo and Dustin Hoffman talks about directing for the first time with Quartet, and about how he is an unattractive man but would have been had he been born a woman.

    Affleck also talks about his fondness for doing impressions. And he does a mean Al Pacino as the clip above demonstrates.

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    Ben Affleck

    Al Pacino

    Dustin Hoffman

    Interviews

  1. Coming up on Fresh Air Weekend: Julian Fellowes on Downton Abbey and the English social classes, historian Bruce Levine on the Civil War and David Bianculli reviews the new season of Girls. Should be good listening for coffee drinking and eggs.

Image courtesy of PBS Masterpiece Theater View in High-Res

    Coming up on Fresh Air Weekend: Julian Fellowes on Downton Abbey and the English social classes, historian Bruce Levine on the Civil War and David Bianculli reviews the new season of Girls. Should be good listening for coffee drinking and eggs.

    Image courtesy of PBS Masterpiece Theater

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  1. Coming up on Fresh Air Weekend, friends: Babs and the Pizzarellis.

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    John Pizzarelli

    Martin Pizzarelli

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    Interviews

  1. Hear a one-minute preview of the weekend show! TGIF!

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    terry gross it is friday!