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Aw Jeez: A Fargo Podcast

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“Aw Jeez” is a Fargo recap podcast from the frozen land of murder and mayhem: Minnesota. Every week we discuss what went down and who’s dead now. Historians, comedians, mob experts and more stop by to discuss all the season two happenings.

“Aw Jeez” is a Fargo recap podcast from the frozen land of murder and mayhem: Minnesota. Every week we discuss what went down and who’s dead now. Historians, comedians, mob experts and more stop by to discuss all the season two happenings.
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“Aw Jeez” is a Fargo recap podcast from the frozen land of murder and mayhem: Minnesota. Every week we discuss what went down and who’s dead now. Historians, comedians, mob experts and more stop by to discuss all the season two happenings.

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English

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Minnesota Public Radio, 480 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101 1-800-228-7123


Episodes

Episode 10 recap: Okay then

6/22/2017
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In the last episode of season three, and what may be the last episode of 'Fargo' ever, Noah Hawley ties up loose ends. Some of them, anyway.

Duration: 00:34:04


Episode 9 recap: I got different facts

6/15/2017
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In the penultimate episode for season three of 'Fargo,' all of V.M. Varga's carefully plotted plans begin to come under fire. Plus: An interview with Craig Wrobleski, the cinematographer who makes 'Fargo' beautiful to watch.

Duration: 00:39:08


Episode 8 recap: About that bowling alley...

6/8/2017
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Never let Varga invite you to a tea party! Mr. Wrench makes a triumphant return, and Emmit is haunted by the ghosts of brothers past. Plus: An interview with Jeff Russo, the composer who scores "Fargo."

Duration: 00:37:39


Episode 7 recap: We see you, Mr. Wrench

6/1/2017
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Bears and wolves and Varga, oh my. Gloria and Winnie continue to unravel the messy string of murders that now includes Ray Stussy's. Diehard fans finally get their tie-in to earlier seasons. Plus: An interview with Fargo's music supervisor, Maggie Phillips.

Duration: 00:39:25


Episode 6 recap: I'm not less than you

5/25/2017
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Hold your loved ones tight: This episode was brutal. We dig through Varga's expanding plots and the brotherly feud that keeps on brewing.

Duration: 00:24:43


Episode 5 recap: You need to unchain me

5/18/2017
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Everybody on "Fargo" had a rough night. Ray took his lookalike status to the extreme, Sy got a mugful and Nikki may be in over her head. Plus: An interview with Aaron Brown, a diehard "Fargo" fan with some keen insights on this season.

Duration: 00:40:18


Episode 4 recap: Good luck with your homicide!

5/11/2017
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"Fargo" puts its own twist on "Peter and the Wolf" as Gloria starts to connect the dots between Eden Valley and Eden Prairie. Plus: An interview with Rachel Tenner, the casting director for "Fargo," who put together this season's dream team.

Duration: 00:34:40


Episode 3 recap: I don't sound like that, do I?

5/4/2017
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Well, that was a weird one. Eden Valley police chief Gloria Burgle heads west to California to chase her stepfather's secret sci-fi past.

Duration: 00:22:04


Episode 2 recap: Did I tell you what I like about Minnesota?

4/27/2017
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The misunderstandings keep stacking up on "Fargo." A brotherly reunion is undermined by a bloody message and V.M. Varga continues to make himself comfortable. Plus: An interview with Barbara Seagram, a bridge expert who has written more than 26 books on the subject.

Duration: 00:28:42


Episode 1 recap: I won't lie, it didn't go smooth

4/20/2017
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Snowy fields have never looked more menacing. The premiere of the third season drops us into a heated sibling rivalry between the Parking Lot King of Minnesota and his less successful parole officer brother. The body count starts to rise. Plus: An interview with Fred Beukema about all the show's many references to the Coen brothers' body of work.

Duration: 00:34:32


Season 3 preview: Are two McGregors better than one?

4/13/2017
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"Fargo" returns April 19 with a new story of murder, mayhem and Minnesota nice. Let's dive into everything we know about this season's story of sibling rivalry run amok.

Duration: 00:11:40


Bonus: Noah Hawley dishes on Season 3

6/3/2016
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Creator Noah Hawley shares new details about what's coming next season, and how he picks his Minnesota locations.

Duration: 00:33:21


Bonus: The Kitchen Brothers speak!

1/7/2016
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Yes, the season may be over, but that doesn't mean Fargo fans are done speculating and looking for answers to lingering questions. Tracy and Jay discuss some of the most pressing loose ends and finally get an answer to the question: What do the Kitchen Brothers sound like? Brad and Todd Mann join us to talk about the challenges and the fun in playing the dapper and silent Kitchen Brothers.

Duration: 00:28:49


Episode 10 recap: An act of cruelty

12/15/2015
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Who survived the sprawling Midwestern mayhem? The end of the second season of "Fargo" brings it home to Minnesota. Plus: We interview Adam Arkin, the director of this season's final two episodes and the actor behind Kansas City corporate boss Hamish Broker.

Duration: 00:46:50


Episode 9 recap: It's just a flying saucer, honey

12/8/2015
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The promise of a massacre at Sioux Falls is finally fulfilled. The "Fargo" body count hits double digits at the Motor Motel. Plus: We talk to costume designer Carol Case about how to achieve a vintage look on a show where there's a lot of blood.

Duration: 00:39:59


Bonus: A follow-up discussion on Hanzee Dent with Heid Erdrich

12/3/2015
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So much happened in episode 8, we asked Erdrich back to discuss and analyze the latest turns in the story of Hanzee Dent and the Gerhardts.

Duration: 00:13:19


Episode 8 recap: You gonna be nice?

12/1/2015
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Peggy and Ed Blumquist get away to the cabin for the weekend -- and they have a man in their trunk for the trip. Plus: We talk to poet and writer Heid Erdrich. She grew up in North Dakota in the '70s and is Ojibwe. She shares her take on the show's treatment of Native American characters and what rings true about the depiction of 1979 in the Upper Midwest.

Duration: 00:40:10


Episode 7 recap: The undertaker is coming

11/24/2015
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Show creator Noah Hawley said last night's episode of 'Fargo' was one of his favorite in the series -- it was also one of the most brutal. We discuss everything that went down and we interview actor Emily Haine, who plays Noreen Vanderslice on the show.

Duration: 00:40:17


Episode 2 recap: Are you listening to me?

10/20/2015
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In episode two, the Kansas City mob comes to Fargo, N.D. -- and everyone might want to avoid the butcher shop for a while. We also interview NPR TV critic Eric Deggans about how "Fargo" fits into the changing TV landscape.

Duration: 00:32:27


Preview: Season one and the Coen brothers

10/6/2015
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"Fargo," the television show based on the Coen brothers' 1996 film, returns for a second season this Monday. To get prepared, we're studying up on season one and unloading everything we know about season two. We also talk to Rahul Hamid from NYU, who taught a class called, "The Coen Brothers: Failure and the American Dream."

Duration: 00:26:24