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Fresh Air for December 24, 2012

Aaron Paul plays a meth-making drug dealer on the AMC drama Breaking Bad. Ursula Coyote/AMC hide caption

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David Bianculli Says 2012 Brought No New TV Favorites

David Bianculli Says 2012 Brought No New TV Favorites

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In Friends With Kids, Jason (Adam Scott) and Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) play two best friends who decide to have a baby together while keeping their relationship platonic — so that the baby doesn't interfere with their own romantic relationships. JoJo Whilden/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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David Edelstein's Top 12 Movies of 2012

David Edelstein's Top 12 Movies of 2012

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Fresh Air for December 22, 2012

Barbra Streisand is Joyce Brewster in The Guilt Trip. The multitalented performer has won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony — a feat achieved by fewer than a dozen artists. Sam Emerson/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Barbra Streisand, Pizzarelli

Fresh Air Weekend: Barbra Streisand, Pizzarelli

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Fresh Air for December 21, 2012

Laura Dern and series creator Mike White, shown together on the set of Enlightened, first worked together on White's 2007 film Year of the Dog.

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HBO's 'Enlightened' Take On Modern Meditation

HBO's 'Enlightened' Take On Modern Meditation

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Fresh Air for December 20, 2012

According to Tom Diaz of the Violence Policy Center, more people in the United States die every year from gun-related incidents than have been killed in all terrorist attacks worldwide since the 1960s. iStockPhoto hide caption

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Assault-Style Weapons In The Civilian Market

Assault-Style Weapons In The Civilian Market

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