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Fresh Air for June 29, 2013

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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Fresh Air Weekend: Amy Schumer, 'Bling Ring' And 'Americanah'

Fresh Air Weekend: Amy Schumer, 'Bling Ring' And 'Americanah'

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Fresh Air for June 28, 2013

Carole King is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She has written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Richard Drew/AP Photo hide caption

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For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent

For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent

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Fresh Air for June 27, 2013

Saoirse Ronan plays Eleanor, an ancient (and uncharacteristically ethical) vampire in Neil Jordan's Byzantium. IFC Films hide caption

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Two Master Moviemakers, Two Singularly Fine Films

Two Master Moviemakers, Two Singularly Fine Films

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Fresh Air for June 26, 2013

In the current New Yorker, Michael Specter explores the conflict among some people who suffer from Lyme disease, and the doctors who study it. aanton/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'The Lyme Wars' That Tiny Ticks Have Wrought

'The Lyme Wars' That Tiny Ticks Have Wrought

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Duke Ellington (1899-1974) at the piano at the Fairfield Hall, Croydon, during a British tour on Feb. 10, 1963. John Pratt/Getty Images hide caption

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'My Ellington': A Pianist Gives Duke Her Personal Touch

'My Ellington': A Pianist Gives Duke Her Personal Touch

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Fresh Air for June 25, 2013

Amy Schumer isn't afraid to talk sexting, dirty talk or even the fine line between rape and deeply troubling sex in her comedy. Peter Yang/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 Sofia Coppola's film The Bling Ring, about the excesses of Los Angeles materialism, Emma Watson plays narcissistic party girl Nicki. Merrick Morton/A24 hide caption

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'The Bling Ring': Celebrity Culture And Its Little Monsters

'The Bling Ring': Celebrity Culture And Its Little Monsters

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