Fresh Air Weekend Fresh Air Weekend is everything you love about Fresh Air — tailored for Saturday and Sunday. It highlights the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends.
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Fresh Air Weekend is everything you love about Fresh Air — tailored for Saturday and Sunday.

Playwright Larissa FastHorse is a 2020 MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of Indigenous Direction, a consulting firm for Indigenous arts and audiences. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The EarRegulars; Playwright Larissa FastHorse

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Jacob Elordi, Cailee Spaeny and Sofia Coppola on the set of Priscilla. A24 hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The future of Fox News; Sofia Coppola on Priscilla Presley

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Fresh Air Weekend: Barbra Streisand; The Roots co-founder Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter

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"I really enjoy writing the songs and performing and the other things that we do," David Byrne says of his work in Talking Heads. Jordan Cronenweth/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: David Byrne; Facial recognition technology

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Werner Herzog describes his dramatic narration in films as a "stylized voice." At home with his wife, he says, "I am a mild-mannered, fluffy husband." Lena Herzog hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Filmmaker Werner Herzog; Actor Greta Lee

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Jada Pinkett Smith is an actor, singer-songwriter, talk show host and producer. Her new memoir is called Worthy. Michael Tran/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Jada Pinkett Smith; Keegan-Michael Key

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Maryam Keshavarz was banned from returning to Iran in 2011 after the release of her first feature, Circumstance. Fred Hayes/Getty Images for SAGindie hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Persian Version' filmmaker; Electronic music producer TOKiMONSTA

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Allison Russell performs onstage at Carnegie Hall on March 1. Noam Galai/Getty Images for Tibet House US hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Singer-songwriter Allison Russell; 'Eve' author Cat Bohannon

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Leslie Jones says she was 19 when Jamie Foxx told her she needed to live life — get hired, get fired, fall in love — in order to be truly funny. Jen Rosenstein/HGBUSA hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Leslie Jones; Kerry Washington

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James Franco, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini and Seth Rogen in Freaks and Geeks, left, and Issa Rae in Barbie. Getty Images / Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Barbie' casting director Allison Jones; Nazi jazz propaganda

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Mark Ronson won an Oscar in 2019 for his song "Shallow" from A Star is Born. Justin Shin/Getty Images for Gucci hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Barbie' music producer Mark Ronson; Model Bethann Hardison

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"History is something we participate in together," says author Zadie Smith. "We are all involved in history, and all have something to gain from understanding what happened – exactly what happened." Her new novel, The Fraud, is based on real events. Ben Bailey-Smith/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Zadie Smith; Comic Maria Bamford

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In his new memoir, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson describes his life in music — and how he mimicked beats at just 10 months old. Danny Clinch/Grand Central Publishing hide caption

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'Fresh Air' celebrates 50 years of hip-hop: Questlove; Chuck D; Diddy

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Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage during the 2023 LA Pride in the Park Festival. In the first episode of its second season, the Louder Than A Riot podcast examines the backlash Megan faced after being shot by rapper Tory Lanez. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Reckoning with hip-hop's past; Remembering Biggie Smalls

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Writer, director and producer Christopher Nolan says Oppenheimer is the "darkest" of all the films he's worked on. Melinda Sue Gordon//Universal hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Oppenheimer' director Christopher Nolan; Humorist R. Eric Thomas

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Piano player Jason Moran performs live Nov. 7, 2018, in Turin, Italy. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images for OGR hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Pianist Jason Moran; Novelist Andre Dubus III

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Richard E. Grant says he continues to have an "ongoing silent conversation" with his wife Joan Washington, who died in 2021. They are shown above attending an awards show in London in 2016. Anthony Harvey/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Richard E. Grant; Comic Leanne Morgan

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S.A. Cosby's previous books include Razorblade Tears and Blacktop Wasteland. Flatiron hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Colson Whitehead; S.A. Cosby

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Timothy Olyphant, Norbert Leo Butz, Victor Williams and Marin Ireland in Justified: City Primeval Chuck Hodes/FX hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Timothy Olyphant; Revisiting the crack epidemic

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In April it was announced that Tonya Mosley would become co-host of Fresh Air. Tonya Mosley hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Tonya Mosley; The worsening climate crisis

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Intersex activists Sean Saifa Wall, Alicia Roth Weigel and River Gallo share their stories in the documentary Every Body. Focus Features hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: What it means to be Intersex; The risks and benefits of AI

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Laura Dern, right, and her mother Diane Ladd have adapted a series of their conversations into the new book Honey, Baby, Mine. They are pictured above in Los Angeles in 2015. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Laura Dern; Playwright Jeremy O. Harris

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