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Louis C.K.
Louis C.K. won an Emmy this week for writing an episode for his series "Louie" about an overweight young woman who wants to date him. The show listens back to a conversation with him about writing that episode. Louis C.K. had prominent roles in two films last year, Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" and David O. Russell's "American Hustle."

Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 1:00pm


Recently on Fresh Air:

Aug 26, 2014
At 71, Elvin Bishop Is Still Vigorous, And Can Do Wrong Right

The white bluesman whose corny jokes have made his music enduring and fun has a new album Can't Even Do Wrong Right. He has a raspy chuckle in his singing, and he plays the guitar precisely.

Aug 26, 2014
From Walter White To LBJ, Bryan Cranston Is A Master Of Transformation

While fans were watching him portray Walt in Breaking Bad's final episodes, Cranston was already reinventing himself — playing Lyndon B. Johnson in the play All the Way. Originally broadcast March 27.

Aug 25, 2014
Allison Janney On Sex, Sorkin And Being The Tallest Woman In The Room

Allison Janney has been nominated for Emmys for her roles on Masters of Sex and Mom. She says her relationships with her family members helped inform her characters. Originally broadcast Aug. 4.

Aug 25, 2014
Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Challenge: What To Do With His Hands

Meyers is hosting the Emmys Monday. In April, he told Fresh Air why he left Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update to take over Late Night from Jimmy Fallon in February. Originally broadcast April 23.

Aug 23, 2014
Fresh Air Weekend: 'The Simpsons' And Author Stephan Eirik Clark

Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with The Simpsons' creator, writers and actors ahead of the show's marathon on FXX. Author Stephan Eirik Clark talks about his new novel Sweetness #9.

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