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Fresh Air for April 24, 2012

Anna Quindlen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose new memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, explores her past, present and future. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'

Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'

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Fresh Air for April 23, 2012

In Bernie, Jack Black plays a local mortician who murders his live-in companion after she won't stop nagging him. The movie is based on a true story. Deana Newcomb/Wind Dancer Films hide caption

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Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder

Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder

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Fresh Air for April 21, 2012

After they leave their orphanage for the first time, Curly (Will Sasso) bears a heavy burden — his fellow Stooges, Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos, left) and Larry (Sean Hayes). Peter Iovino/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Carl Zimmer, The Three Stooges

Fresh Air Weekend: Carl Zimmer, The Three Stooges

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Fresh Air for April 19, 2012

After they leave their orphanage for the first time, Curly (Will Sasso) bears a heavy burden — his fellow Stooges, Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos, left) and Larry (Sean Hayes). Peter Iovino/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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The Stooges Are Back, And Nyukking Things Up Again

The Stooges Are Back, And Nyukking Things Up Again

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Over the course of filming, Oscar (pictured above) learned how to use rudimentary tools and how to get along with the other members of his clan. Disney hide caption

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Following The Lives Of Chimpanzees On Screen

Following The Lives Of Chimpanzees On Screen

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