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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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Kickstarter TV And Comedy Contests

March 22nd, 2013

Episode 300 of 585 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldon discuss crowd-funded art. They'll talk about the Veronica Mars movie which raised more than 3 million dollars on Kickstarter and they'll weigh the pros and cons of a patronage model. They'll also discuss Vulture's Ultimate Sitcom bracket, in which 'The Simpsons' emerged victorious over 'Cheers.' The gang clashes over what's the right criteria in judging the best sitcom. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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