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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.
August 19th, 2009
Episode 20 of 578 episodes
This week on Culturetopia: We remember the legendary guitarist and musical innovator Les Paul and hear a performance from duo Sam and Ruby. Then, critic Kenneth Turan reviews the new Hayao Miyazaki animated film 'Ponyo,' and we hear about a new fantasy novel from author Lev Grossman called 'The Magicians.' And finally NPR's music librarian remembers his time at Woodstock.