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Skrillex, The Darling Of Dubstep, Speaks

In an extended chat with NPR's Arun Rath, the DJ and producer breaks down his unconventional release strategy, collaboration process and how he turned "brostep" from a dirty word to a badge of honor.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Blood Will Out,' An Opera Powerhouse And A Reading

Author Walter Kirn explores the depths of Clark Rockefeller's deception, mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick reflects on her career and Lloyd Schwartz shares a poem about friendship and loss.
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Criminologist Believes Violent Behavior Is Biological

Adrian Raine argues that violent behavior has biological roots just like depression or schizophrenia. This raises questions about treatment, accountability and punishment, including the death penalty.
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Following His Father, A Palestinian Hopes For Peace

Yousef Bashir was 15 when he was shot in the back during the Israeli occupation of Gaza. He is now a student in the U.S. and hopes one day he'll become a diplomat and return home.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Wes Anderson, Driverless Cars And 'Overwhelmed'

The filmmaker discusses his latest project, The Grand Budapest Hotel; the once-futuristic concept is closer to becoming a reality; and author Brigid Schulte looks at the pressures on working moms.
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In Digestion: Mary Roach Explains What Happens To The Food We Eat

With books like Stiff and Spook, Roach has built a reputation for making unpalatable subjects entertaining. In Gulp, she tackles the human digestive system, from the mouth on down.
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Has Money Taken Over American Politics?

Legal scholar Lawrence Lessig says corruption is at the heart of American politics and issues a bipartisan call for change.
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What If Our Health Care System Kept Us Healthy?

Health advocate Rebecca Onie describes how our health care system can be restructured to prevent — and not just treat — illness.
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Is The Law Making Us Less Free?

Attorney Philip K. Howard argues the U.S. has become a legal minefield and we need to simplify our laws.
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Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice?

Lawyer Bryan Stevenson explains how America's criminal justice system works against the poor and people of color, and how we can address it.

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