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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.


Nerd Culture And The Return Of Regrettable TV

January 25th, 2013

Episode 292 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldon talk aboutNoel Murray's A.V. Club piece onnerdsandautismin pop culture. They'll discuss TV shows and movies that feature autistic characters, some more openly than others. They'll discuss the changing perception of nerds and their rising cool factor. Finally, the long-awaited return of the Regrettable Television Pop Quiz.All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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