Tuesday

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Interviews

Actor Paul Rudd, Rewriting the Commandments

Paul Rudd, who co-starred in Knocked Up and The 40 Year Old Virgin, produced and stars in the new independent film The Ten — a series of irreverent vignettes that reinterpret the Ten Commandments for a modern audience.

Actor Paul Rudd, Rewriting the Commandments

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Massacre's 'Lonely Heart,' Claudia Quintet's 'For'

Critic Milo Miles reviews a pair of what he considers rarities — all-instrumental albums that don't belong to a clear school or style of music. But in the case of the band Massacre and the Claudia Quintet, he says that's a good thing.

Massacre's 'Lonely Heart,' Claudia Quintet's 'For'

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Friday

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Thursday

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Interviews

Cartwright: It's Bearable Being Bart's Likeness

Nancy Cartwright's work is widely heard and well loved, but not many people know it's her. She's the voice of Bart Simpson on TV's The Simpsons — and in the long-awaited feature film that hits theaters this week.

Cartwright: It's Bearable Being Bart's Likeness

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On Television

Summer Shows: Women in Charge, Under Stress

Fresh Air's TV critic reviews two new cable shows featuring strong female leads: TNT's Saving Grace, starring Holly Hunter as a troubled detective, and the FX channel's Damages, starring Glenn Close as a powerful and ruthless attorney.

Summer Shows: Women in Charge, Under Stress

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Friday

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Arts & Life

Hollywood's Musical 'Hairspray,' a Little Too Bouffant

Fresh Air's film critic says Adam Shankman's candy-colored teeny-bopper parable feels fatuously energized, with the songs all blaring at one manic pitch and a heroine whose delusional optimism has peaked by the end of the opening number.

Hollywood's Musical 'Hairspray,' a Little Too Bouffant

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