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Writer and director Bo Burnham talks with Elsie Fisher on the set of Eighth Grade. Burnham says the anxiety he felt as a young performer helped him understand the social pressure teenage girls can experience. Linda Kallerus/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Eighth Grade' Director Bo Burnham; Punk Pioneer Viv Albertine

Burnham explores adolescence in the age of social media in his new film. Critic Ken Tucker says there's "nothing cartoonish" about Gorillaz's new album. Albertine's memoir is To Throw Away Unopened.

Writer and director Bo Burnham talks with Elsie Fisher on the set of Eighth Grade. Burnham says the anxiety he felt as a young performer helped him understand the social pressure teenage girls can experience. Linda Kallerus/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Linda Kallerus/Courtesy of A24

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Eighth Grade' Director Bo Burnham; Punk Pioneer Viv Albertine

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