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Fresh Air for August 31, 2013

Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen says the trick to grilling peaches is using fruit that's ripe but firm. mccun934/via Flickr hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'America's Test Kitchen,' 'Short Term 12' And Demian Bichir

Fresh Air Weekend: 'America's Test Kitchen,' 'Short Term 12' And Demian Bichir

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Fresh Air for August 30, 2013

In his new memoir, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson describes his life in music — and how he mimicked beats at just 10 months old. Danny Clinch/Grand Central Publishing hide caption

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Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music

Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music

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Fresh Air for August 29, 2013

Jimmy Fallon says he spends almost 12 hours each day at the Late Night offices, which makes the rest of his life difficult. "If I want to play video games now, I have to schedule it," he tells Terry Gross. Virginia Sherwood/NBC hide caption

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Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon

Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon

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Fresh Air for August 28, 2013

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel interviews Mel Brooks on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Randy Holmes/ABC hide caption

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Jimmy Kimmel: Making Late Night A Family Affair

Jimmy Kimmel: Making Late Night A Family Affair

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In Short Term 12 — named for the youth facility where it's primarily set — John Gallagher Jr. and Brie Larson play young counselors not too far removed from their own adolescent struggles. Cinedigm hide caption

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Reaching Across What's Broken, 'Short Term' Fix Or No

Reaching Across What's Broken, 'Short Term' Fix Or No

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Fresh Air for August 27, 2013

Jay Leno delivers the opening monologue during the inauguration of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on May 25, 1992. Craig Fujii/AP hide caption

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Jay Leno: 'Tonight' Was About 'Trying To Get Johnny To Laugh'

Jay Leno: 'Tonight' Was About 'Trying To Get Johnny To Laugh'

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Conan's 'Uphill Climb' To Late-Night Throne

Conan's 'Uphill Climb' To Late-Night Throne

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