Fresh Air

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

Recent Episodes

Donna Karan / 'Bloom County' Creator

When Donna Karan started her brand in 1984, she thought it would be "a little company." Four decades later, she looks back on her life, her legacy and leaving her company. Her memoir is 'My Journey.' 'Bloom County' comic creator Berkeley Breathed tells Fresh Air's Sam Briger that a 2008 letter from author Harper Lee inspired him to re-launch his famous strip on Facebook. David Bianculli reviews the season two premiere of 'Fargo' on FX.

Best Of: Sculptor Andy Goldsworthy / Anchor Jorge Ramos / Israeli Cooking

British artist Andy Goldsworthy makes sculptures out of ice, trees, and leaves. He discusses his 'Ephemeral Works.' Mexican-born journalist Jorge Ramos moved to the U.S. in 1983. "I am glad that I came," he says. "The First Amendment has given me all the opportunities that I couldn't have in Mexico." Chef Michael Solomonov shares recipes from his new cookbook is 'Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.'

Steve Jobs: The Man, The Book, The Film

Walter Isaacson discusses his best-selling 2011 biography of the Apple co-founder, and we listen to a clip of Jobs' 1996 'Fresh Air' interview. Film critic David Edelstein reviews the new biopic directed by Danny Boyle, written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender.

Modern Israeli Cooking With Chef Michael Solomonov

Chef Michael Solomonov sees his mission as connecting people to the food of his homeland. "That, to me, is my life's work," he says. Solomonov's new cookbook is 'Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.' Ken Tucker reviews Los Lobos' album 'Gates of Gold,' and TV critic David Bianculli reviews 'American Horror Story: Hotel,' starring Lady Gaga.