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Fresh Air for January 4, 2014

Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

Fresh Air Weekend: Mark Mulcahy, Netflix And 'Getting On'

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Fresh Air for January 3, 2014

Before Pearl Harbor, aviator Charles Lindbergh was so vocal about his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II that he became an unofficial leader of America's isolationist movement. AP hide caption

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'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

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Fresh Air for January 2, 2014

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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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