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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

    Matthew Rhys

    Matthew Rhys

    Rhys says his version of the iconic criminal defense attorney Perry Mason is more hardboiled than the one Raymond Burr played on TV: "He's a man who kind of lives on whiskey and cigarettes." We also talk about playing a spy in 'The Americans' and growing up in Wales (and masking his accent in auditions).

    Kevin Whitehead reviews a new album from trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire.

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    Best Of: Padma Lakshmi / Patrick Stewart

    Best Of: Padma Lakshmi / Patrick Stewart

    In her new Hulu series, 'Taste the Nation,' Padma Lakshmi explores the different cultures that contribute to American cuisine. Lakshmi spoke with Terry Gross about splitting her childhood between the U.S. and India and her early modeling career.

    Ken Tucker reviews Bob Dylan's new album, 'Rough and Rowdy Ways.'

    Patrick Stewart is back as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the CBS All Access series 'Star Trek: Picard.' He says he's changed as an actor over the years: "I am not averse to risk-taking and I don't judge myself."

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    'Moonlight' Actor André Holland

    'Moonlight' Actor André Holland

    Growing up in Alabama, André Holland's parents were voting rights activists and his father was a preacher. Holland is best known for his roles in 'Moonlight' and 'Castle Rock.' Next week he'll star in a radio version of Shakespeare's 'Richard II,' a co-production of WNYC and The Public Theater. Holland spoke with Terry Gross in 2018.

    John Powers reviews the action movie 'The Old Guard' starring Charlize Theron.

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    Chaos & Healing In The ER

    Chaos & Healing In The ER

    In her memoir, 'The Beauty in Breaking,' Dr. Michele Harper writes about treating gunshot wounds, getting punched in the face, and discovering evidence of child abuse. She's also drawn insight and courage from her patients as she's struggled to overcome pain and trauma in her own life — growing up with an abusive father, and coping with the breakup of her marriage.

    Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Mexican Gothic' by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

    • 47 min
    Why White Evangelicals Worship At The Altar Of Trump

    Why White Evangelicals Worship At The Altar Of Trump

    Journalist Sarah Posner says while President Trump may not speak the language of faith and Christian values, he speaks the language of grievance — giving voice to legal, social and cultural concerns shared by the Christian right and the alt-right. Posner's book is 'Unholy.'

    Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews an album by drummer Chad Taylor and his trio. Film critic Justin Chang reviews the HBO documentary 'Welcome to Chechnya,' about atrocities committed against the LGBTQ community.

    • 48 min
    'Demagogue' Draws Direct Line From McCarthy To Trump

    'Demagogue' Draws Direct Line From McCarthy To Trump

    Author Larry Tye chronicles Sen. Joseph McCarthy's infamous smear campaign in a new book, 'Demagogue.' He says both McCarthy and President Trump are "bullies" who exploit fears and "point fingers when they're attacked."

    Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the novel 'Want' by Lynn Steger Strong.

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Why back to 1 podcast per episode?

Why on earth did you choose to switch back to having a single podcast per radio show? The separate podcasts per segment were a lot more practical! Please switch it back!

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