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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.
May 9th, 2014
Episode 359 of 578 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and Petra Mayer talk about the lack of divserse casting of the new Star Wars film. They'll talk about how one publicity photo for the new movie has the Internet buzzing, and what role race and gender should play in casting decisions. Then they'll talk about the comedy-drama series Louie, and the cult of Louis C.K. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.