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A Breath of Fresh Air

Season 8 Episode 812 | 26m 46s

Amy sits down with comedian and author John Hodgman in his hometown of Brookline, MA, to talk about how growing up there shaped his comedy. In New Hampshire’s famed White Mountains, Richard scales Cathedral Ledge, a tough climb that offers sweeping views across the Saco River Valley. We also explore New England’s largest outdoor sculpture park, the Andres Institute of Art in Brookline.

Aired: 04/05/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Newport, Rhode Island and a classic New England general store.
Bangs Island Mussels, Arethusa Farm and a visit to the Trapp Family Lodge.
Tanglewood music festival and an artists’ colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
French-New England dishes from Jacques Pépin. Ducati motorcycles made in New England.
Breakfast at Pickering House Inn. Winter skiing and surfing in Maine. Floral designs.
Glazy Susan doughnuts. Climbing Mt. Monadnock. Sauces from Wozz! Kitchen Creations.
Biddeford, a rising food town. Farming collective in Vermont. Nantucket weaving tradition.
Strawbery Banke Museum. Ice fishing derby on Lake Winnipesaukee and a historic ski jump.
Mayfair Farm in New Hampshire. Baking desserts in Vermont with Gesine Bullock Prado.
A look at Nubble Light in Maine. Boston’s famed North End. Vermont’s Farmhouse Pottery.
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