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.


Downton Abbey And The Right Of Redemption.

January 11th, 2013

Episode 290 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldontalk Downton Abbey. Along with special guest Barrie Hardymon, theytalk about the first episode of the new season, and what does and doesn't work about the show overall.Next, they talk pop culture redemption. How does an actor move on from a former role or win the audience back after a bad personal decision? All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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