Pop Culture Happy Hour


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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a lively chat about books, movies, music, television, comics and pretty much anything else that strikes a nerve, all in a weekly roundtable from NPR. Features "Monkey See" blogger Linda Holmes and an occasionally rowdy cast of characters. Join the club at NPR.org/pchh.


'12 Years' And Rites Of Passage

October 25th, 2013

Episode 331 of 578 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes and Glen Weldon are joined by NPR Code Switch team members Kat Chow and Gene Demby to talk about the movie 12 Years a Slave. Next they'll talk about Pop Culture rites of passage - movies that helps kids through to adulthood. They'll also discuss the sometimes messy passage into adulthood for young celebrities, and talk about untimely deaths of young talents. All that plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.