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Fresh Air for October 19, 2012

Baratunde Thurston is an American comedian and the digital director of The Onion. He co-founded the black political blog Jack & Jill Politics. He is also a prolific tweeter. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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Baratunde Thurston Explains 'How To Be Black'

Baratunde Thurston Explains 'How To Be Black'

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Gary Clark Jr.'s Blak and Blu is an eclectic romp through the blues. Frank Maddocks hide caption

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Gary Clark Jr.: A Raucous Blues Shout

Gary Clark Jr.: A Raucous Blues Shout

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Fresh Air for October 18, 2012

Fresh Air for October 17, 2012

Michael Feinstein (right) worked for six years as Ira Gershwin's cataloger and archivist. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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'Gershwins And Me' Tells The Stories Behind 12 Songs

'Gershwins And Me' Tells The Stories Behind 12 Songs

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Fresh Air for October 16, 2012

Jack Bishop is the editorial director at America's Test Kitchen, where every day a near army of professional chefs test, test, then retest recipes to arrive at the best possible result. Larry Crowe/AP hide caption

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'Test Kitchen' Chefs Talk The Science Of Savory

'Test Kitchen' Chefs Talk The Science Of Savory

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Fresh Air for October 15, 2012

Tyler Perry is currently starring in the new action thriller Alex Cross, which opens in theaters on Friday. Sidney Baldwin/2012 Summit Entertainment LLC hide caption

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Tyler Perry Transforms: From Madea To Family Man

Tyler Perry Transforms: From Madea To Family Man

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Roxy Music's eight studio albums are now collected in one box set, titled The Complete Studio Recordings 1972-1982. Keystone/Hulton Archive hide caption

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More Than This: The 'Complete' Roxy Music

More Than This: The 'Complete' Roxy Music

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