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Fresh Air for December 31, 2011

Larry David returned for an eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm this year. David Bianculli called his show "one of the funniest and [most] daringly different shows ever made for TV." HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The Critics' Best Of 2011 Lists

Fresh Air Weekend: The Critics' Best Of 2011 Lists

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Fresh Air for December 30, 2011

The Book of Mormon features music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone and plays at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City. John Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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South Park Creators Talk 'Book Of Mormon'

South Park Creators Talk 'Book Of Mormon'

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Stephen Colbert and Martha Plimpton perform a song from Company on stage during the 65th annual Tony Awards. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Colbert: A 'Company' Man On Broadway

Stephen Colbert: A 'Company' Man On Broadway

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Fresh Air for December 29, 2011

Danny Burstein, as Buddy Plummer, performs "Buddy's Blues," the high-energy song-and-dance number at the end of Follies, with Jenifer Foote (left) and Kiira Schmidt. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Buddying Up To 'Follies' Star Danny Burstein

Buddying Up To 'Follies' Star Danny Burstein

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Fresh Air for December 28, 2011

"We are entering a golden age of journalism," says David Carr of The New York Times. "I look at my backpack ... and it contains more journalistic firepower than the entire newsroom that I walked into 30-40 years ago."

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David Carr: A Media Omnivore Discusses His Diet

David Carr: A Media Omnivore Discusses His Diet

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The Harrow and the Harvest is the first new album from Gillian Welch and David Rawlings since 2003. Mark Seliger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: The Fresh Air Interview

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings: The Fresh Air Interview

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Fresh Air for December 27, 2011

Margo Martindale is Mags Bennett, a charmingly villainous moonshiner in the FX series Justified. For her performance, Martindale drew on her roots in East Texas and Kentucky. "It's all part of my makeup. It's something I really understand," she says. Prashant Gupta/FX hide caption

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Margo Martindale: A 'Justified' Backwoods Matriarch

Margo Martindale: A 'Justified' Backwoods Matriarch

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Aaron Paul plays a meth-making drug dealer on the AMC drama Breaking Bad. He also played a recurring character on the HBO series Big Love. Ursula Coyote/AMC hide caption

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Aaron Paul: Playing Bad On 'Breaking Bad'

Aaron Paul: Playing Bad On 'Breaking Bad'

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