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

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Fresh Air Weekend: Critics' Picks For 2012

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Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Handler And Paul Lukacs

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Five years after Judd Apatow's Knocked Up, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann reprise their roles as married couple Pete and Debbie. Now years into their marriage with two kids (played by Iris and Maude Apatow), Pete and Debbie approach 40 less than gracefully. Suzanne Hanover/Universal Studios hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Judd Apatow, Colm Toibin

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Acclaimed writer-director-producer Robert Zemeckis has worked on more than 30 films, including the Back to the Future series and Forrest Gump, for which he won an Oscar for best director. Robert Zuckerman/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Robert Zemeckis And Ken Tucker

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Stephen Colbert (right) performs with Ben Folds on the set of his TV show, The Colbert Report. Kris Long hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Colbert, America's Test Kitchen

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Fresh Air Weekend: Andrew Solomon, Tony Dokoupil

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Oliver Sacks is a physician, author and professor of neurology at NYU School of Medicine. He also frequently contributes to The New Yorker. His new book is called Hallucinations. Elena Seibert/Knopf hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Oliver Sacks And 'Oddly Normal'

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Fresh Air Weekend: Katey Sagal, Sherry Turkle

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Author and journalist Tom Wolfe's books include The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Bonfire of the Vanities and I Am Charlotte Simmons, among others. His latest novel is Back to Blood. Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Dexter Filkins, Joe Turner, Tom Wolfe

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Michael Feinstein (right) worked for six years as Ira Gershwin's cataloger and archivist. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Michael Feinstein, Roxy Music, Tyler Perry

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Comedian Tig Notaro dealt with a cancer diagnosis the best way she knew how — with humor. tignation.com hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Tig Notaro, Louis C.K., Nate Silver

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Dr. Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling) must juggle a variety of responsibilities as an obstetrician-gynecologist in the new comedy The Mindy Project. Jordin Althaus/Fox hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: J.R. Moehringer, Mindy Kaling

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Bob Dylan's Tempest features 10 new songs with many feisty, baffling, sometimes beautiful moments. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Andrew Rannells, Bob Dylan

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W. Kamau Bell's new FX weekly series Totally Biased mixes standup, sketches and interviews. Matthias Clamer hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: W. Kamau Bell, Michael Lewis

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Thor Hanson's own cast of Archaeopteryx lithographica presents what he calls the "ancient wing written in stone." Thor Hanson/Basic Books hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Feathers, Cellphones As Trackers

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