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Fresh Air for May 9, 2014

Marc Maron is also the author of The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life As a Reluctant Messiah. Leigh Righton/Spiegel & Grau hide caption

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Marc Maron: A Life Fueled By 'Panic And Dread'

Marc Maron: A Life Fueled By 'Panic And Dread'

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Fresh Air for May 8, 2014

Fresh Air for May 7, 2014

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From Poker Amateur To World Series Competitor In 'The Noble Hustle'

From Poker Amateur To World Series Competitor In 'The Noble Hustle'

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Among Hill Street Blues' many innovations, says David Bianculli, was focusing on a large ensemble cast instead of one or two central stars. Pictured here: Veronica Hamel as Joyce Davenport, Daniel J. Travanti as Capt. Frank Furillo and Robert Prosky as Sgt. Stan Jablonski. David Sutton/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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'Hill Street Blues' Created Two Eras For TV Drama: Before And After

'Hill Street Blues' Created Two Eras For TV Drama: Before And After

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Fresh Air for May 6, 2014

Sam Baker's new album is titled Say Grace. C. Lawrence/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sam Baker: Finding Grace In The Wake Of Destruction

Sam Baker: Finding Grace In The Wake Of Destruction

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Fresh Air for May 5, 2014

Todd Barry has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Late Show With David Letterman and Late Night With Conan O'Brien. Mindy Tucker/ hide caption

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Todd Barry's New Stand-Up Strategy: 'Does Anyone Want To Talk To Me?'

Todd Barry's New Stand-Up Strategy: 'Does Anyone Want To Talk To Me?'

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tUnE-yArDs: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

tUnE-yArDs: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

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