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Fresh Air for June 17, 2015

Apatow (who dressed up as Harpo Marx for Halloween in 1975) was one of the youngest kids in his grade. "When you're little, that year is impactful," he says. "You are smaller, you are behind in every possible way." Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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Judd Apatow: A Comedy-Obsessed Kid Becomes 'Champion Of The Goofball'

Judd Apatow: A Comedy-Obsessed Kid Becomes 'Champion Of The Goofball'

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In Ballers, Dwayne Johnson (left) plays an ex-Dolphin who is trying to make the transition from pro football player to financial planner for wealthy athletes. His boss is played by Rob Corddry, from The Daily Show. Jeff Daly/HBO hide caption

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HBO's New Sunday Lineup Is Full Of Pleasant Surprises

HBO's New Sunday Lineup Is Full Of Pleasant Surprises

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Fresh Air for June 16, 2015

Etgar Keret's work has been published in The New Yorker and The New York Times, and he's contributed to This American Life. Yanai Yechiel/Courtesy of Riverhead Books hide caption

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What Etgar Keret Learned From His Father About Storytelling And Survival

What Etgar Keret Learned From His Father About Storytelling And Survival

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Fresh Air for June 15, 2015

In his new book One Man Against the World, Tim Weiner explores some of the questions surrounding the presidency of Richard Nixon, pictured above in the Oval Office on Feb. 19, 1970. National Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Fueled By Fear, How Richard Nixon Became 'One Man Against The World'

Fueled By Fear, How Richard Nixon Became 'One Man Against The World'

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Fresh Air for June 13, 2015

The new animated Disney/Pixar film Inside Out takes us inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl — a mind controlled by five emotions, each voiced by a different actor. From left: Sadness, Anger, Fear (behind Anger), Disgust and Joy. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Inside Out,' Shamir Bailey And 'The End Of Plenty'

Fresh Air Weekend: 'Inside Out,' Shamir Bailey And 'The End Of Plenty'

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