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Fresh Air for April 21, 2014

Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the Census Bureau projects whites will be the minority in the U.S. "Don't worry, white people," he says. "You were a minority when you came to this country. Things seemed to have worked out for you." Kyle Johnson hide caption

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For Comic Hari Kondabolu, Explaining The Joke IS The Joke

For Comic Hari Kondabolu, Explaining The Joke IS The Joke

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Fresh Air for April 19, 2014

According to Dr. Martin Blaser, the overuse of antibiotics has contributed to killing off strains of bacteria that typically live in the gut. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Missing Microbes,' 'The Both,' And Mike Judge's 'Silicon Valley'

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Missing Microbes,' 'The Both,' And Mike Judge's 'Silicon Valley'

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Fresh Air for April 18, 2014

On Inside Amy Schumer, the comic (here with Jon Glaser and Adrian Martinez) deploys everything from scripted vignettes to stand-up comedy and man-on-the-street-style interviews. Matt Peyton/Comedy Central hide caption

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'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

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In Under The Skin, Scarlett Johansson plays an alien who adopts an English accent and cruises Scotland enticing hitchhikers into a darkened building. Film4 hide caption

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Undead Hipsters And An Abstract Alien Star In Two Arty Horror Pics

Undead Hipsters And An Abstract Alien Star In Two Arty Horror Pics

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Fresh Air for April 17, 2014

Kumail Nanjiani (from left), Martin Starr, Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods and T.J. Miller star in Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's new sitcom about young programmers trying to hit it rich. Isabella Vosmikova/HBO hide caption

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'Silicon Valley' Asks: Is Your Startup Really Making The World Better?

'Silicon Valley' Asks: Is Your Startup Really Making The World Better?

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Fresh Air for April 16, 2014

What motivated Edward Snowden to leak NSA secrets? Bryan Burrough, Suzanna Andrews and Sarah Ellison explore Snowden's background in an article for Vanity Fair. The Guardian/Getty Images hide caption

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Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker

Edward Snowden: From 'Geeky' Dropout To NSA Leaker

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Crime writer Giorgio Scerbanenco was born in Kiev in 1911, grew up in Rome and worked for decades as a journalist in Milan. Olycom/Melville House hide caption

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Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir

Exploring Life's Incurable Soiledness With The Father Of Italian Noir

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