Fiona Apple's The Idler Wheel... is Ken Tucker's pick for best album of 2012. Dan Monick hide caption

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Terry Gross, shown above in 1987, has been host of Fresh Air since 1975, when it was broadcast only in greater Philadelphia. NPR's Fresh Air hide caption

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R.A. Dickey currently plays for the New York Mets. He was previously with the Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers. courtesy of the author hide caption

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