Fresh Air Weekend: Patricia Arquette; David Carr's Daughter, Erin Lee Carr Arquette explores the "toxic codependency" of Munchausen by proxy in the Hulu series The Act. Erin Lee Carr's new memoir, All That You Leave Behind, is about family, addiction and mentorship.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Patricia Arquette; David Carr's Daughter, Erin Lee Carr

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Fresh Air Weekend: Patricia Arquette; David Carr's Daughter, Erin Lee Carr

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Patricia Arquette plays a mother who convinces the world that her daughter (Joey King) is seriously ill, in the Hulu series The Act.

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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Patricia Arquette Explores The 'Toxic Codependency' Of Munchausen By Proxy: Arquette plays a Missouri woman who falsely convinced the world that her child was seriously ill, in the Hulu series The Act. She says it was "very weird" getting into the character's head.

David Carr's Daughter On The 'Grand Caper' Of Life: Erin Lee Carr says her father's death "is the most profound loss I will ever experience." Carr's new memoir about family, addiction, mentorship and memory is called All That You Leave Behind.

You can listen to the original interviews here:

Patricia Arquette Explores The 'Toxic Codependency' Of Munchausen By Proxy

David Carr's Daughter On The 'Grand Caper' Of Life