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Phoenix To Self: 'Why Am I Talking About This? ... Joaquin, Shut Up.'

The elusive actor tells Fresh Air about his new film, Her -- but he insists he's not really that interesting. "If I was driving and I heard this, I'd change the channel," he says.

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Phoenix To Self: 'Why Am I Talking About This? ... Joaquin, Shut Up'
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Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'

The Roots' drummer discusses the artistry involved in creating a great meal. "I'm more obsessed with the journey ... than the destination," Questlove says. Originally broadcast April 27, 2016.

Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'
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Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman

Marc Maron talks about sobriety and his "uncomfortable" comfort zone. Linguist Geoff Nunberg weighs in on the phrase "I feel like." Rabbi Susan Silverman discusses anxiety, faith and adoption.

Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron; Reconsidering Millennial Speak; Susan Silverman
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Pop Culture

Comedian Maria Bamford Finds Humor In Uncomfortable Topics

The star of the new Netflix series Lady Dynamite has used comedy to address her serious struggles with OCD, bipolar disorder and suicidal thoughts. Originally broadcast July 18, 2013.

Comedian Maria Bamford Finds Humor In Uncomfortable Topics
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'Weiner' Offers A Riveting, Close-Up View Of A Scandal In Progress

In 2013, a documentary team followed former Congressman Anthony Weiner in his bid to become mayor of New York. When a scandal hit, the cameras kept rolling. Film critic David Edelstein reviews Weiner.

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