Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:
‘Bad Behavior By People In High Office’: Rachel Maddow On The Lessons Of Spiro Agnew: Richard Nixon’s first vice president resigned in 1973 amid charges of bribery and tax evasion. Now, Maddow and her former producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew story in the podcast Bag Man.
M. Night Shyamalan’s Superhero Thriller ‘Glass’ Overflows With Preposterousness: Shyamalan’s latest film stars Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy in an eccentric, perilously self-indulgent sequel that braids together two previous movies: Unbreakable and Split.
John C. Reilly On The Comedy Of Laurel And Hardy: ‘It’s Almost Like A Ballet’: “The brilliant thing about their work when you watch it, it seems so nonchalant,” Reilly says of the iconic slapstick duo. He plays Oliver Hardy in the new film Stan & Ollie.
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