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Fresh Air for January 31, 2012

Joe Hagan's cover story in the Jan. 22 edition of New York Magazine details why the 2012 election will be the "most negative in the history of American politics." New York Magazine hide caption

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How SuperPACs Are 'Gaming' The 2012 Campaign

How SuperPACs Are 'Gaming' The 2012 Campaign

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Glass on Glass: Philip Glass (left) and Ira Glass are second cousins. Pavel Antonov/St. Ann's Warehouse hide caption

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Ira Glass Interviews His Cousin, Composer Philip Glass

Ira Glass Interviews His Cousin, Composer Philip Glass

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Leonard Cohen's 'Old Ideas' Inspire Confidence

Leonard Cohen's 'Old Ideas' Inspire Confidence

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Fresh Air for January 30, 2012

Fresh Air for January 27, 2012

"Making a movie is a great distraction from the real agonies of the world," filmmaker Woody Allen told Fresh Air in 2009. Brian Hamill/MGM/PBS hide caption

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Woody Allen: Blending Real Life With Fiction

Woody Allen: Blending Real Life With Fiction

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Etta James onstage at the 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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Etta James: The 1994 Fresh Air Interview

Etta James: The 1994 Fresh Air Interview

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Nick Nolte plays a horse owner who spent most of his career working as a horse trainer in Luck. HBO hide caption

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HBO's 'Luck': A Winning TV Show, Set At The Track

HBO's 'Luck': A Winning TV Show, Set At The Track

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Fresh Air for January 26, 2012

Jimmy Owens mostly dresses Monk's tunes for uptown wear — Monk the Harlem jam session swinger. Stephanie Myers hide caption

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Jimmy Owens Navigates Monk's 'Brilliant Corners'

Jimmy Owens Navigates Monk's 'Brilliant Corners'

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Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) and Helen (Mia Wasikowska) go on a series of awkward dates in Albert Nobbs, a film based on a 1918 George Moore story. Patrick Redmond/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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In 'Albert Nobbs,' Glenn Close Does More Than Pass

In 'Albert Nobbs,' Glenn Close Does More Than Pass

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