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Fresh Air for April 22, 2014

In her new book, Forcing the Spring, investigative reporter Jo Becker goes behind the scenes in the fight for marriage equality. Above, Eric Breese of Rochester, N.Y., joins hundreds of others to rally outside the Supreme Court during oral arguments in a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act on March 27, 2013. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'Forcing The Spring' Tells One Chapter In Story Of Marriage Equality

'Forcing The Spring' Tells One Chapter In Story Of Marriage Equality

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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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