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On today’s Fresh Air, actor Nick Offerman.  He's co-starring in the new film Hearts Beat Loud, playing a single father who starts a band with his daughter before she heads off to college.  Offerman became well known for his role as Ron Swanson, the macho libertarian on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for individual achievement in Comedy.   He also had a part in the film The Founder, and played Karl Weathers in the FX series Fargo.  Offerman is married to actress Megan Mullally who co-stars in Will & Grace.

The one thing you know for sure when you're watching a romantic comedy is that it's going to turn out okay in the end. When you're living one? Not so much. This week for Valentine's Day, stories about surviving the mishaps of love.

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