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Music Reviews
4:14 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Ashley Monroe's 'Blade' Blends Country Sentiment And Delicate Phrasings

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Animals
2:05 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

A Hollywood Animal Trainer's Secrets For Getting Dogs To Act On Cue

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

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 3:04 pm

Animal trainer Teresa Ann Miller is used to working with furry performers, but she says the Hungarian film White God was especially challenging. "This wasn't necessarily a film with an animal in it," Miller tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "It was a dog leading the film and telling the story."

Directed by Kornél Mundruczó, White God tells the story of a mixed-breed dog, Hagen, who is abandoned alongside a highway and who then bands together with other discarded dogs to get revenge against the people who have mistreated them.

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Shots - Health News
1:51 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Anil Ananthaswamy is a consultant for New Scientist Magazine.
Prasad Vaidya Dutton

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 3:58 pm

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily himself, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.

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Music
1:51 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

'Buzzin' The Blues' Revisits The Declarative Harmonica Style Of Slim Harpo

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Movie Interviews
2:05 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

'Call Me Lucky': A Documentary Of Friendship, Childhood Abuse And Survival

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Music Reviews
2:05 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

New Release Features Jazz Flutist Sam Most's 'Breathy, Punchy Sound'

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Fresh Air Weekend
12:03 pm
Sat July 25, 2015

Fresh Air Weekend: Jake Gyllenhaal; Making A Comedy About LA's Sex Workers

Jake Gyllenhaal plays boxer Billy Hope in Southpaw.
Scott Garfield The Weinstein Company

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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Media
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

'Fresh Air' Remembers Broadcast News Pioneer Marlene Sanders

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Author Interviews
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

'Fresh Air' Remembers 'Billy Bathgate' Author E. L. Doctorow

Originally published on Fri July 24, 2015 9:12 pm

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Dance
1:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Rediscovering The Thrill Of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet

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