Fresh Air Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia

Past Shows

Previous Shows

Fresh Air For May 30, 2020: Comic Hannah Gadsby; Behind The Edward Snowden Story

"In many ways I appear very good at being social," says comic Hannah Gadsby. "But it's an incredibly exhausting process for me." She found her autism spectrum diagnosis in 2016 helped put her experience into perspective. Ali Goldstein/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption
Ali Goldstein/Netflix

Fresh Air Weekend: Comic Hannah Gadsby; Behind The Edward Snowden Story

Fresh Air Weekend: Comic Hannah Gadsby; Behind The Edward Snowden Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/864841063/866161517" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Fresh Air For May 29, 2020: Margo Price; Remembering Larry Kramer

Fresh Air For May 28, 2020: Reckoning With The COVID Dead

The Statue of Liberty is visible behind refrigeration trucks that function as temporary morgues at New York City's South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. "If you're driving by ... you might just assume that this was some sort of distribution hub," Time reporter W.J. Hennigan says. "But they are each filled with up to 90 bodies apiece." Noam Galai/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Noam Galai/Getty Images

Reckoning With The Dead: Journalist Goes Inside An NYC COVID-19 Disaster Morgue

Reckoning With The Dead: Journalist Goes Inside An NYC COVID-19 Disaster Morgue

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/863710050/864119234" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air For May 27, 2020: The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing

Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you're allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide caption

toggle caption
Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library

How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/862963172/863320887" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh Air For May 26, 2020: Comic Hannah Gadsby

"In many ways I appear very good at being social," says comic Hannah Gadsby. "But it's an incredibly exhausting process for me." She found her autism spectrum diagnosis in 2016 helped put her experience into perspective. Ali Goldstein/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption
Ali Goldstein/Netflix

Autism Spectrum Diagnosis Helped Comic Hannah Gadsby 'Be Kinder' To Herself

Autism Spectrum Diagnosis Helped Comic Hannah Gadsby 'Be Kinder' To Herself

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/862081893/862430027" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia