Hear music-comedy duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie of the group Flight of the Conchords, writer Reynolds Price, and film critic David Edelstein, on this edition of Fresh Air.
Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie hail from New Zealand and were named Best Alternative comedy Act at the 2005 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. The first season of their hit HBO series Flight of the Conchords is now out on DVD. It's about two transplanted New Zealanders who live on New York City's Lower East side. (Original Airdate: 6/14/2007
Then, Reynolds Price, whose book Letter to a Godchild (Concerning Faith) is now out in paperback. Price has penned a total of 37 volumes of fiction, poetry, plays, essays, and translations. His 1962 book A Long and Happy Life won the William Faulkner Award for a best first novel. Price has taught at Duke University since 1958, and has won numerous awards and honors for his work. (Original Airdate: 6/19/2006)
Finally, David Edelstein reviews No Country for Old Men, directed by Joel and Ethan Cohen, adapted from the book by Cormac McCarthy. [Broadcast Date: November 9, 2007]
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