Fresh Air

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, offers some of the most intelligent interviews, reviews, and commentary heard on radio. Terry Gross has been called by The Los Angeles Times, "One of the most thought-provoking interviewers working in the media today." In this special compilation, you'll hear exhilarating excerpts from classic interviews with 21 stars of comedy, including Tracey Ullman on her zany characters, Chris Rock on growing up small and black in a white neighborhood, Carol Leifer on the inspiration for her brand of cabaret comedy, and Henny Youngman on his famous line, "Take my wife, please." This collection also features interviews with Pieter Dirk-Uys, Richard Pryor, Drew Carey, Bob Newhart, Jackie Mason, Phyllis Diller, Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, and David Hyde Pierce.

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What the Critics Say

"A unique opportunity to hear a salon-style chat with some of the world's most interesting celebrities." (AudioFile)

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Customer Reviews

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Confused and disappointed

Enjoyable listen, but there's no interview with David Hyde Pierce as the description says! Very disappointing for me as I found this (and subsequently purchased) due to a search on David Hyde Piece.

Buyer beware.
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- N. S. W.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-02-2000
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM