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Fresh Air for July 10, 2014

Ellar Coltrane, who plays Mason in the new movie Boyhood, was 6 years old when director Richard Linklater picked him for the role. Courtesy of Matt Lankes hide caption

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Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

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Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

Fred Hersch Knows His Trios

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Fresh Air for July 9, 2014

The decline of honeybees has been attributed to a variety of causes, from nasty parasites to the stress of being transported from state to state to feed on various crops in need of pollination. iStockphoto hide caption

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Biologist Says Promoting Diversity Is Key To 'Keeping The Bees'

Biologist Says Promoting Diversity Is Key To 'Keeping The Bees'

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The threat is both viral and vampire in The Strain, a show about the sudden outbreak of a disease that kills most of its victims — then begins to mutate them into another species entirely. Michael Gibson/FX hide caption

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'The Strain' And 'Extant' Play On Fears Of Forces Out Of Our Control

'The Strain' And 'Extant' Play On Fears Of Forces Out Of Our Control

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Fresh Air for July 8, 2014

Journalist Brian Krebs spends time in the dark areas of the Internet, where hackers steal data off credit cards and sell the information in online underground stores. Krebs has learned computer code and how to get onto black market websites and cybercrime networks. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Hazards Of Probing The Internet's Dark Side

The Hazards Of Probing The Internet's Dark Side

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In the new French film Violette, Emmanuelle Devos plays a fictionalized character based on Violette Leduc, the trailblazing French novelist. Courtesy of Adopt Films hide caption

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'Violette' Evokes Exasperating Self-Pity, A Trait The French Like

'Violette' Evokes Exasperating Self-Pity, A Trait The French Like

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Fresh Air for July 7, 2014

Fresh Air for July 5, 2014

Comedian Joel McHale spoke at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in May. He says everyone wanted to see his jokes ahead of time, but he likes keeping them a secret. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Joel McHale, 'Friendship,' And 'The Great Fish Swap'

Fresh Air Weekend: Joel McHale, 'Friendship,' And 'The Great Fish Swap'

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