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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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Flyover Country and Imperfect Fits

July 25th, 2014

Episode 371 of 588 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, the show is bicoastal! NPR's Monkey See's Linda Holmes and guest Barrie Hardymon are out west in Los Angeles, while Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon hold down the fort at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. They use the occasion to talk about pop culture representations of the midwest and other states that are frequently misunderstood by those on the coasts. Then they'll talk about imperfect fits. Linda sights Marlon Brando in Guys and Dolls as a prime example--he may embody Sky Masterson, but unfortunately he can't sing. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.**POP CULTURE HAPPY HOUR LIVE IN BROOKLYN**Date: Tuesday August 19, 2014Time: 7:30pmLocation: The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn NY 11215Tickets go on sale Monday July 28, 2014 at 12:00pm EST at popculturetickets.org

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