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Fresh Air Weekend: Ray Romano; Internet Etiquette; Baseball Injuries

The comedian tackles a dramatic role in HBO's Vinyl, author Sarah Hepola reflects on a careless Facebook post and columnist Jeff Passan explains why young pitchers are more vulnerable to injury.
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The True Story Of A Fake Presidential Candidate

Yetta Bronstein ran on a platform of national bingo and mink coats for all. So why don't you know her? Well, because she was fake. But the married pranksters behind Bronstein won't let you forget her.
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Ray Romano Gets Deep, Dark And Angsty For Martin Scorsese's 'Vinyl'

Ever since Everybody Loves Raymond, the actor says he has been trying to take on more dramatic roles. In the HBO drama Vinyl, he plays a record company executive who contemplates suicide.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Michael Ian Black; Loretta Lynn's New Album; Regina King

Michael Ian Black talks about masculinity, vanity and his new memoir. Ken Tucker reviews Loretta Lynn's new album, Full Circle. Regina King directs for television, but says "I absolutely love acting."
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Just Days Before Her Father Died, She Told Him What He Meant To Her

And she recorded that conversation with StoryCorps. "Do you think you're dying?" she asked him then — and he replied, simply: "Everybody dies." For him, family was everything.
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Young Republicans Ponder Trump's Lasting Impact On The GOP

Chelsi Henry, Will Estrada, Margaret Hoover and Eugene Spektor, four young Republicans, join NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about the state of the race, and Donald Trump's role in their party.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Why Fewer American Women Are Married Than Ever Before

Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies, says the declining marriage rates among adult women reflect expanded choices available to women today. Originally broadcast March 1, 2016.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Pen-Pal Passion Is Revived In Broadway's 'She Loves Me'

A revival of the musical She Loves Me recently opened on Broadway. Director Scott Ellis and lyricist Sheldon Harnick (of Fiddler on the Roof fame) join Fresh Air. Originally published March 15, 2016.
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'If You Don't Fight For Yourself, Ain't Nobody Else Gonna Do It For You'

That's the lesson Tanya James' mother taught her. And she says it was invaluable in the West Virginia coal mines, where she worked for decades. Now, she's passing that lesson down to her daughters.
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K.A.A.N. Is The Answer To All Of Your Rap Desires

If you enjoy rap, allow Brandon Perry, aka K.A.A.N., to make your day.

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