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Fresh Air Weekend: 'BoJack Horseman' Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg; 2018's Best Movies

The animal people in <em>BoJack Horseman </em>are the creation of illustrator and cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt. The bitterness, isolation, melancholy and cynicism are "my half of the equation," <em></em>says show creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
The animal people in <em>BoJack Horseman </em>are the creation of illustrator and cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt. The bitterness, isolation, melancholy and cynicism are "my half of the equation," <em></em>says show creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg.

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:

Don't Be Fooled By The Talking Horse — 'BoJack' Is A Sadness 'Sneak Attack': BoJack is a former sitcom star struggling with depression and addiction. Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg says part of the pitch for the animated show was, "What's Mister Ed like behind the scenes?"

Ken Tucker Picks His Favorite Albums Of 2018: The range of female artists was remarkable in 2018, extending from Courtney Barnett's brooding Tell Me How You Really Feel to Cardi B's hip-hop styling on Invasion of Privacy.

Justin Chang's Favorite Movies Of 2018 — In A Series Of 6 Cinematic Pairings: So many of Chang's favorite films this year seemed to be in close conversation with each other that it didn't make sense, in the end, for him to separate them.

You can listen to the original interviews here:

Don't Be Fooled By The Talking Horse — 'BoJack' Is A Sadness 'Sneak Attack'

Ken Tucker Picks His Favorite Albums Of 2018

Justin Chang's Favorite Movies Of 2018 — In A Series Of 6 Cinematic Pairings

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