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Fresh Air for July 19, 2013

Dean Norris plays DEA agent Hank Schrader in AMC's Breaking Bad. "He's a good cop, he just hasn't put the pieces together yet," Norris says. Ben Leuner/AMC hide caption

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Dean Norris On Playing Good In 'Breaking Bad'

Dean Norris On Playing Good In 'Breaking Bad'

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The new documentary Blackfish looks at the practice of keeping orca whales in captivity. EPK hide caption

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Two Documentaries Examine Violence, Human And Animal

Two Documentaries Examine Violence, Human And Animal

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Fresh Air for July 18, 2013

J.K. Rowling recently revealed herself to be the author of the mystery novel The Cuckoo's Calling. Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images hide caption

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The Only Surprise In Rowling's 'Cuckoo's Calling' Is The Author

The Only Surprise In Rowling's 'Cuckoo's Calling' Is The Author

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Fresh Air for July 17, 2013

Jason Isbell was previously a member of Drive-By Truckers. His solo albums include Sirens of the Ditch and Here We Rest. Eric England/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell: The Fresh Air Interview

Jason Isbell Locates His Musical Compass On 'Southeastern'

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Fresh Air for July 16, 2013

Sylvester's 1978 album Step II resulted in a couple of smash singles, "Dance (Disco Heat)" and "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)." Fantasy Archives hide caption

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Sylvester: 'Mighty Real' Disco Star Deserves A Modern Spotlight

Sylvester: 'Mighty Real' Disco Star Deserves A Modern Spotlight

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Taylor Schilling and Lin Tucci in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. Jessica Miglio/Netflix hide caption

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Laughs And Drama Behind Bars With 'Orange Is The New Black'

Laughs And Drama Behind Bars With 'Orange Is The New Black'

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