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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.
October 26th, 2012
Episode 278 of 620 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR'sLinda Holmes,Stephen Thompson,Glen Weldon and guest Tanya Ballard Brown talk about various Halloween topics. Candy corn, yay or nay? Should one dress their dog or cat in costume? Also, traumatic parental costuming decisions and why the holiday has become less scary for kids. Next, they talk about the concept of "good taste." Is theresuch a thing and who's in a position to say what it might be?All that plus, What's Making Us Happy this week, including Macklemore, 'Nashville,' 'Adventure Time' and a book about Weird Al.
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