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Glen Weldon

28 Podcast Episodes

Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Episode 243: 'The Batman' with Glen Weldon

Maximum Film!

Become a MaxFun supporter or boost/upgrade your membership! maximumfun.org/joinMatt Reeves' new Batman movie (maybe you heard about it?) is finally streaming, and we’re commemorating the moment with Batman nerd – ahem, EXPERT – Glen Weldon. Plus, what made-up movie drug haunts our panelists’ dreams? It’s a MaxFunDrive spectacular!What’s GoodAlonso: shelled pistachiosDrea: Life in Looks on YouTubeGlen: First time/long time! & Star Trek: Strange New WorldsIfy: Apex Legends - Newcastle!ITIDICJustin Lin Has Stepped Down as the Director of Fast XViola Davis has responded to criticism of her portrayal of Michelle ObamaScorsese’s Film Foundation to Start Virtual Screening Room for Restored MoviesStaff PicksDrea: All My Friends Hate MeAlonso: Teen Titans Go! to the MoviesGlen: CarefulIfy: There Will Be BloodJoin us April 30, 2022 at 4pm Pacific for a watch along of DIRTY DANCING! You’ll find it on Twitch at twitch.tv/IfDeezSome of Glen’s Books:The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd CultureNPR’s Podcast Startup GuideBuy Alonso’s book, I’ll Be Home For Christmas MoviesWith:Ify NwadiweDrea ClarkAlonso DuraldeGlen WeldonProduced by Marissa FlaxbartSr. Producer  Laura Swisher

1hr 7mins

29 Apr 2022

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Three Classic Films to Stream with NPR's Glen Weldon

IMDb Is Obsessed

Glen Weldon, host of NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour,” joins Lizzie and Alex to discuss their favorite classic films that you can stream right now. Find out who chose ‘The Night of the Hunter,’ ‘High Noon,’ and ‘Auntie Mame.’ Discover why they love these films, where you can watch them, and more on this special episode of “IMDb Is Obsessed”!Find additional content about IMDb Is Obsessed at IMDb.com/podcasts.Follow IMDb on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTubeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


25 Feb 2022

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Robin: The Queer Crusade with Lauren R. O'Connor and Glen Weldon

Gotham Outsiders: A Batman Bookclub

In this special episode of Gotham Outsiders: A Batman Bookclub, we celebrate Batman Day AND the one year anniversary of our podcast. Joining us to discuss the Robins are author of Robin and the Making of American Adolescence, DR. LAUREN R. O'CONNOR, and host of Pop Culture Happy Hour and author of The Caped Crusade, GLEN WELDON!  Lauren: @lroconn15 Glen: @ghweldon Chris: @themythofpsyche TJ: @troyfin2 Gotham Outsiders: @GothamOutsiders Music and edited by: Nick Oyler Logo: Aliza Layne

1hr 9mins

18 Sep 2021

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Ep. 694: Stack the Smites with Glen Weldon

Jordan, Jesse, GO!

Glen Weldon (Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide) joins Jordan and Jesse to talk about his new cabin lifestyle and what it's like to see a fox roaming around your yard, how nature documentaries can be ruined by the behind-the-scenes features, and the giant two-headed shark he beheaded in his DND campaign as Gnorm the Oathbreaker. Plus, Glen has a great new book out about podcasting! Check it out!And if you haven't checked out Bubble yet – what are you waiting for?!

1hr 27mins

3 Jul 2021

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364 Glen Weldon: Create, Launch, and Grow a Podcast on Any Budget

Alain Guillot Show

https://www.alainguillot.com/glen-weldon/ Glen Weldon is a writer, cultural critic, and podcaster. His book is NPR's Podcast Start-Up Guide: Create, Launch, and Grow a Podcast on Any Budget. Get the book here: https://amzn.to/3jussKZ


29 Jun 2021

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Glen Weldon


All-around dream guest Glen Weldon is here to chat with Matt and Dave about the gay undertones of Luca, Anthony Mackie's take on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, We Are Lady Parts, Hacks, Girls5Eva, Hot White Heist, Glen's podcast recommendations and highlights from his new book NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide, behind the scenes of Pop Culture Happy Hour, working in PR and getting into writing, how Glen met his husband of 22 years, recording at home, leaf blowers, self-discovery, high school, and how Glen got his signature arms. Grab Glen's new book, NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide this Tuesday, June 29th!


25 Jun 2021

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Glen Weldon / My Fair Lady - Original Cast (1958)

The Original Cast

NPR’s Glen Weldon is here for the musical that (according to him) made him gay. Topics include: Herb Alpert (not the dirty one), Charles Emerson Winchester III, Doolittle as a father, Nathan Lane chewing scenery, Eliza’s agency, keeping media fresh, and why album covers are important. Glen Weldon’s Profile on NPR dot org Playbill’s “The Definitive List of the 43 Best-Selling Cast Recordings of All Time” by Logan Culwell-Block Featured recordings: My Fair Lady - Original Cast (1958) • My Fair Lady - Original Broadway Cast (1956)  • Brigadoon - Original Broadway Cast Recording (1947) DO YOU LIKE MOVIE MUSICALS? DO YOU LIKE SONDHEIM? Then you will love our PATREON podcast The Original Cast at the Movies because 2021 is all about Sondheim Movie Musicals!! This month’s episode brings us James Finley (The Life) and Charlene V. Smith (Man of La Mancha) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966). Patreon • Twitter • Facebook • Email

1hr 20mins

21 Apr 2021

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League with Glen Weldon and Steven Leyva

Gotham Outsiders: A Batman Bookclub

In this special episode of Gotham Outsiders: The Better Cut, we assemble with guests both old and new to battle Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Joining us is host of Pop Culture Happy Hour and author of The Caped Crusade, GLEN WELDON! Prize-winning poet and bat-cademic, STEVEN LEYVA, also returns! You've never heard us; not us united. Glen: @ghweldon Steven: @sdleyva Chris: @themythofpsyche TJ: @troyfin2 Gotham Outsiders: @GothamOutsiders Music and edited by: Nick Oyler Logo: Aliza Layne

1hr 35mins

18 Apr 2021

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Ep. #336 - Supergirl, with Glen Weldon

The Flop House

If we have Glen Weldon, co-host of the Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast and author of the marvelous Superman: The Unauthorized Biography on as a guest, you'd better believe we're gonna go down one of the many fascinating cul-de-sacs in the "super" cinematic universe -- in this case 1984's "Supergirl," or -- as we prefer to think about it -- The Adventures of Faye Dunaway's Fabulous Witch and Her Companions.Wikipedia entry for Supergirl.Movies recommended in this episode:Saint MaudSynchronicDaisiesThe Ruling Class

2hr 1min

27 Feb 2021

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Glen Weldon Has a Nerdy Voice

Inside Voices

We're back! This week Kevin sits down with Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour. Together they discuss NPR aesthetics, queer identity, and the difference between good critique and bad critique.Follow Glen Weldon on Twitter! Help the show by giving it a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


14 Apr 2020