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Pop Culture Happy Hour

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Arts, Music, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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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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Film Ratings and Disaster Movies

August 15th, 2014

Episode 376 of 588 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon are joined by NPR Code Switch's Kat Chow to talk about film ratings. What's the function of film ratings--and do they actually work? The gang decided no to see the new film "Into the Storm," but they couldn't pass up the opportunity to talk about some of their favorite disaster movies. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

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