Fresh Air

Fresh Air with Terry Gross is weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues with intimate conversations and unusual insights.

Recent Episodes

In 'Carol,' Two Women Leap Into An Unlikely Love Affair

Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and director Todd Haynes discuss their new film, 'Carol.' Based on the novel 'The Price of Salt,' by Patricia Highsmith, Nagy describes the story as "extremely forward thinking." Also, we remember late French composer and musical provocateur Pierre Boulez in an excerpt of his 2005 interview.

Paramedic Shares His Wild Ride Treating 'A Thousand Naked Strangers'

Former paramedic Kevin Hazzard has rescued people from choking, overdoses, cardiac arrest, gunshot wounds and a host of other medical emergencies. His memoir is, 'A Thousand Naked Strangers.' Also, we remember late cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond in an excerpt of his 1990 interview.

Inside The World's Largest Refugee Camp

Founded in 1991 as a temporary shelter for Somalis, the Dadaab complex in northern Kenya now houses nearly half a million refugees. Ben Rawlence profiles nine of its residents in his new book, 'City of Thorns.' Also, Ken Tucker reviews Ellie Goulding's new album, ' Delirium.'

Best Of: Fresh Air Critics' Picks 2015

Book critic Maureen Corrigan, TV critic David Bianculli, film critic David Edelstein, and rock critic Ken Tucker share their favorites of 2015.

Mark Ronson / Aziz Ansari & Alan Yang On 'Master Of None'

Our Best of 2015 series continues. DJ, musician and record producer Mark Ronson talks about his life in music. Ronson had his first big success producing Amy Winehouse and has produced recordings by Paul McCartney, Adele, Christina Aguilera, Nas, and Lily Allen. Then we hear from writing partners Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, who bonded over their similar experiences as first-generation Asian-Americans living very different lives from their parents. Their new Netflix series is 'Master of None.'