Kevin Spacey (left) and Robin Wright star in House of Cards, directed by David Fincher. The Netflix series, which follows a Machiavellian politician, is an adaptation of a BBC series of the same name. Hear an interview with Spacey and Fincher. Patrick Harbron/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption Patrick Harbron/Netflix

Fresh Air Weekend: Our Favorite Books, TV, Movies And Music Of 2013

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/257654187/257882463" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Monday

View show

Theater

Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

After starring in Broadway shows like The Music Man and Candide, Cook struggled with addiction, then staged a successful second career as a cabaret singer. Her new memoir is Then and Now.

Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/483560820/483726394" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Movie Reviews

A 'Wiener-Dog' Sows The Seeds Of Tragedy In New Film

Todd Solondz's new film consists of four episodes linked by a female dachshund, who has four different owners and four different names. Critic David Edelstein calls Wiener-Dog tragic and inspiring.

A 'Wiener-Dog' Sows The Seeds Of Tragedy In New Film

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/483247141/483726133" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show

Saturday

View show

Tony Hale plays Gary Walsh, the personal assistant to Selina Meyer, on the HBO series, Veep. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

toggle caption Lacey Terrell/HBO

Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Veep' Actor Tony Hale; Sobriety And Sex; 'What A Fish Knows'

Hale talks about playing "anxious characters" on Arrested Development and Veep. Sarah Hepola had to rethink her sex life after she quit drinking. Jonathan Balcombe discusses the inner lives of fish.

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Veep' Actor Tony Hale; Sobriety And Sex; 'What A Fish Knows'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/483247607/483521709" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Friday

View show

Music Interviews

Remembering Bluegrass And Banjo Legend Ralph Stanley

The Grammy Award-winning bluegrass pioneer died yesterday. He was 89. Stanley spoke to Fresh Air in 2002 about his career and his work on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.

Remembering Bluegrass And Banjo Legend Ralph Stanley

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/483370326/483415100" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

BroadwayHD will be live-streaming a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical, She Loves Me on June 30th. Director Scott Ellis and lyricist Sheldon Harnick spoke to Fresh Air on March 15, 2016.

Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/483245382/483415260" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show