Fresh Air

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

Recent Episodes

'Bettyville' Author & History Of The Hollies

Author George Hodgman talks about leaving his home in Manhattan to take care of his 91 year old mother in his hometown, Paris, Missouri. His new memoir is called 'Bettyville.' Also rock historian Ed Ward tells us the story of The Hollies.

America's Test Kitchen On Cooking Vegetarian

Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen share their favorite vegetarian recipes. Also we remember documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.

Better Call Saul: Peter Gould & Jonathan Banks

The new show's co-creator says it became a writer's room joke on 'Breaking Bad' that if something didn't fit it would go on the Saul Goodman show, or what is now AMC's 'Better Call Saul.' Ken Tucker reviews 'Complicated Game' by James McMurtry.

Best Of: Larry David & Chris Offutt

Fresh Air Weekend: Larry David on his new Broadway play, the creators of the web series 'High Maintenance' and writer Chris Offutt on his father, who wrote over 400 books, mostly pornography.

50th Anniversary Of 'Bloody Sunday'

On March 7, 1965, marchers from Selma, Ala., attempted to cross a bridge to demonstrate in support of voting rights. Selma director Ava DuVernay, John Lewis and civil rights activist J.L. Chestnut reflect on that day.

Larry David

Larry David of wrote and stars in the Broadway play, 'Fish in the Dark', about rivalries and dysfunction when a family patriarch dies. He says the idea came to his "twisted mind" when his friend's dad passed away. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Eddie Henderson's album 'Collective Portrait,' and book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'The Buried Giant.'