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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.


Mad Men, Madmen, And A Fond Farewell

April 12th, 2013

Episode 303 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and special guest Barrie Hardymon talkaboutthe two-hour season opener of 'Mad Men.' They'll discuss how the show is changing as they move into the late Sixties and why they love Peggy. Next, theytake a moment to bid the fondest of farewells to one of their pop-culture heroes, Roger Ebert.Finally, they tackle the topic of theunreliable narrator. From classic novels to modern films, they'll talk about the unique delights of people who can't really be trusted to tell their own stories.All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week, with a surprise visit by Pop Culture Happy Hour's number one fan.

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