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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.
November 7th, 2014
Episode 399 of 620 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Chris Klimek talk about Chritopher Nolan's space adventure, Interstellar. This leads to a conversation about other hard sci-fi space movies like Contact, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Alien. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.Topics Covered: Interstellar, Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chatain, Bill Irwin, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, Steven Spielberg, Inception, The Abyss, Alien, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Signs, Event Horizon, Silent Running, Elysium, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, The Forever War, Kip Thorne, Gravity, Star Wars, Jodorowsky's Dune, T-Pain, Tiny Desk, Internet Arcade, Serial, This American Life, The Emperor's New Groove, David Spade, Ertha Kitt, Patrick Warburton, Tempist, Battle Zone, Dig Dug, Frogger, Three Stooges.