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Fresh Air for January 2, 2014

Early 20th century British maids worked long, hard days with little time off. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Visible And Invisible: 'Servants' Looks At Life Downstairs

Visible And Invisible: 'Servants' Looks At Life Downstairs

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Label for Warren Smith's "Ubangi Stomp" on Sun Records. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly

When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly

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While counting Netflix's microgenres, Madrigal discovered the streaming service's favorite adjective: romantic. It appears in 5,272 categories. Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix Built Its Microgenres By Staring Into The American Soul

Netflix Built Its Microgenres By Staring Into The American Soul

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Fresh Air for January 1, 2014

Elton John tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that The Diving Board is "a very adult album." Joseph Guay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A More Reflective Leap On Elton John's 'Diving Board'

A More Reflective Leap On Elton John's 'Diving Board'

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Fresh Air for December 31, 2013

As kids, Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer were all obsessed with hip-hop and TV shows like Yo! MTV Raps. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Samberg, Taccone And Schaffer: Three's Not A Lonely Island

Samberg, Taccone And Schaffer: Three's Not A Lonely Island

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Keegan-Michael Key (left) and Jordan Peele both started their careers at Second City, Peele in Chicago and Key in Detroit. Ian White/Comedy Central hide caption

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For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'

For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'

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Fresh Air for December 30, 2013

Steve Young learned about industrial musicals when he started coming across compilations, like this one, in used record stores. (You definitely want to click to enlarge this.) Courtesy of Blast Books hide caption

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Sales Take Center Stage: To Boost Morale, Companies Burst Into Song

Sales Take Center Stage: To Boost Morale, Companies Burst Into Song

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Boardwalk Empire features music by Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks. Abbot Genser/HBO hide caption

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Vince Giordano: The Fresh Air Interview

Vince Giordano: The Fresh Air Interview

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Fresh Air for December 28, 2013

Kevin Spacey (left) and Robin Wright star in House of Cards, directed by David Fincher. The Netflix series, which follows a Machiavellian politician, is an adaptation of a BBC series of the same name. Hear an interview with Spacey and Fincher. Patrick Harbron/Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Our Favorite Books, TV, Movies And Music Of 2013

Fresh Air Weekend: Our Favorite Books, TV, Movies And Music Of 2013

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