All I Did Was Ask

All I Did Was Ask

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qI'm Terry Gross and this is Fresh Air . . .q Now available in paperback--a selection of revealing interviews from the award-winning National Public Radio show Originating from WHYY-FM in Philadelphia and heard on more than 450 NPR stations, Fresh Air with Terry Gross has become a daily habit with millions of listeners nationwide--a must for anyone hoping to keep up with what's happening in the arts. Over the last twenty years, Terry's guests have included our most significant writers, actors, musicians, comics, and visual artists. For her first collection, Terry has chosen more than three dozen timeless interviews that prove to be as lively on the page as they were on the radio. Her questions--probing yet sensitive--encourage revelations from figures as diverse as John Updike, Isabella Rossellini, Conan OBrien, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Nicolas Cage. And in her introduction, the generally self-effacing host of Fresh Air does something she wouldnt dream of doing on the air--she reveals a thing or two about herself.TG: Whenthe show was firston the air, did you watch yourselfevery night to get anidea of whatwas working and what wasna#39;t? Oa#39;BRIEN: Yeah, yeah, I did. ... Ia#39;m wearing too much makeupa€”I look orange. Ia#39;m a big rockabilly fan so I got intothe habitof combing my hair up and out, like Eddie Cochran.For thefirst six monthsanbsp;...

Title:All I Did Was Ask
Author:Terry Gross
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2004-09-01


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