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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.

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Fela's Afrobeat Musical, Lynn Barber Talks 'An Education' and Thelonious Monk

January 6th, 2010

Episode 41 of 587 episodes

This week on Culturetopia: Will Broadway audiences embrace the unconventional new musical 'Fela!'? Then two pieces that focus on the technological advances that have affected the way people listen to music, read books and even how people write. Author Lynn Barber talks about how faithful the film adaptation of 'An Education was to her memoir, a musical project inspired by filmmaker Oscar Micheaux and a new biography dispels some of the myths around jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.

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