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Fresh Air for December 26, 2011

Jimmy Fallon says he spends almost 12 hours each day at the Late Night offices, which makes the rest of his life difficult. "If I want to play video games now, I have to schedule it," he tells Terry Gross. Virginia Sherwood/NBC hide caption

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Jimmy Fallon's 'Thank You Notes' For Everything

Jimmy Fallon's 'Thank You Notes' For Everything

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Fresh Air for December 23, 2011

Darrell Scott released his father Wayne's first album in 2006. Wayne also wrote two of the songs on Darrell's forthcoming album, Long Road Home. Scott Simontacchi/Thirty Tigers hide caption

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Singer Darrell Scott Reflects On His Father's Death

Singer Darrell Scott Reflects On His Father's Death

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Fresh Air for December 22, 2011

In Beginners — based on director Mike Mills' life — Oliver (Ewan McGregor) finds out that his father is gay, and that he has denied himself throughout his married life. After coming out, Oliver's dad becomes physically and spiritually transformed. Focus Features hide caption

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Flicks, Picked (Redux): Edelstein's 2011 Top 10 Films

Flicks, Picked (Redux): Edelstein's 2011 Top 10 Films

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The late Hugh Martin wrote the Christmas standard, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." The Musical Theater Project hide caption

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Hugh Martin's 'Hidden Treasures' Explored

Hugh Martin's 'Hidden Treasures' Explored

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Fresh Air for December 21, 2011

Photographer Moises Saman captured this shot of two activists in Hama, Syria. Saman and journalist Anthony Shadid entered the city for several days last July. The rest of Saman's images can be found here. Moises Saman /The New York Times hide caption

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A Foreign Correspondent Reflects On The Arab Spring

A Foreign Correspondent Reflects On The Arab Spring

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El Rego, the godfather of Benin funk, and his band The Commandos. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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El Rego: A Singer From Benin With Soul And Funk

El Rego: A Singer From Benin With Soul And Funk

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