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Pop Culture Happy Hour

By NPR

Rank #9 in TV & Film category

Music
Society & Culture
TV & Film
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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.

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4830 Ratings
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Smart folks....

By Drew M Meyer - Nov 23 2018
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Maybe a little TOO smart....

Pop Culture Happy Hour

By Borgmom - Nov 21 2018
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Love this show. Good diversity of opinions and great characters.

iTunes Ratings

4830 Ratings
Average Ratings
3867
514
159
130
160

Smart folks....

By Drew M Meyer - Nov 23 2018
Read more

Maybe a little TOO smart....

Pop Culture Happy Hour

By Borgmom - Nov 21 2018
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Love this show. Good diversity of opinions and great characters.

Top 10 Episode of Pop Culture Happy Hour

Rank #1: Avengers: Infinity War and What's Making Us Happy

Apr 27 2018
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The Avengers try to keep a space-tyrant from performing cosmic genocide. The film doubles down on character interactions both familiar and unfamiliar. Guest: Code Switch co-host Gene Demby.

Rank #2: Summer Movie Preview and What's Making Us Happy

Apr 20 2018
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The panel predicsts the hits and flops, tell you what they're looking forward to, and help you spend that ticket money wisely. Guest: Aisha Harris, host of Slate's Represent podcast.

Rank #3: A Star Is Born and What's Making Us Happy

Oct 05 2018
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Lady Gaga stars opposite Bradley Cooper in the latest retelling of A Star Is Born. It's also Cooper's directing debut, with a cast that includes Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, and Dave Chappelle. We're joined by Ari Shapiro to break down the singing, the glamour, the tears, and the wonder of Sam Elliott's voice.

Rank #4: A Fall Movie and Television Preview

Oct 07 2016
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NPR Film Critic Bob Mondello joins the panel for a fall television and movie preview. Plus, what's making us happy this week.

Rank #5: Fall TV Preview

Aug 25 2017
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The broadcast, cable and streaming networks have a lot on tap for the remainder of 2017. We talk about what we are excited to watch and what we think we survive cancellation

Rank #6: Fall Movie Preview

Sep 22 2017
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As summer gives way to fall, blockbusters give way to award contenders. Critics Linda Holmes, Bob Mondello, Tasha Robinson, and Bilal Quershi share some of the best, buzziest and otherwise noteworthy films coming to theaters.

Rank #7: Black Panther and What's Making Us Happy

Feb 16 2018
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Ryan Coogler's Marvel film, set largely in the richly imagined Afro-futurist utopia of Wakanda, is by turns intimate, immediate and — most importantly — new. Guest: Code Switch's Gene Demby.

Rank #8: Game of Thrones

Aug 30 2017
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Game of Thrones just wrapped its penultimate season, so we sit down for a spoiler-packed discussion with our pals Gene Demby, Barrie Hardymon, and Tasha Robinson.

Rank #9: Ready Player One and What's Making Us Happy

Mar 30 2018
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Spielberg returns to his cinema-as-thrill-ride roots in this adaptation of Ernest Cline's YA novel. Guest: The Verge's Tasha Robinson.

Rank #10: Star Wars: The Last Jedi and What's Making Us Happy

Dec 15 2017
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Writer/director Rian Johnson joins the Star Wars franchise to deliver a chapter that's fast, fun and freewheeling, even as it introduces surprising nuance to the classic Dark Side vs. Light Side beef. Guest: NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith.