Fresh Air for July 16, 2010 Hear the Fresh Air program for July 16, 2010

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia

Harvey Pekar, pictured here in a self-portrait, told Terry Gross in 2005: "I just tried to live on two different levels. I knew I couldn't make money at the stuff I liked doing so I took a job that was not challenging. When it was slow at work, I used to sneak off in the corner and read." Harvey Pekar and Dean Haspiel 2005. Art by Dean Haspiel hide caption

toggle caption
Harvey Pekar and Dean Haspiel 2005. Art by Dean Haspiel

Remembering Harvey Pekar In All Of His 'Splendor'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128511890/128566290" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
La Gima Polka Robert Crumb
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
La Gima Polka
Album
Singin' in the Bathtub
Artist
Robert Crumb

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Autumn Leaves - Variations Ernie Krivda
Pink shoes Fred Frith & Sally Potter
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Pink shoes
Album
Yes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
Artist
Fred Frith & Sally Potter

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Kids MGMT
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Kids
Album
Oracular Spectacular
Artist
MGMT

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Nightclubbing Iggy Pop
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Nightclubbing
Album
A Million in Prizes: The Anthology
Artist
Iggy Pop

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

While You Were Sleeping: Leonardo DiCaprio plunges into people's minds while they sleep in order to extract corporate secrets in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi flick Inception. Warner Bros hide caption

toggle caption
Warner Bros

'Inception' A Masterpiece? Only In Someone's Dream

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/128493953/128566511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
I'll See You in My Dreams Dave McKenna
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
I'll See You in My Dreams
Album
Shadows 'N Dreams
Artist
Dave McKenna

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia