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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 12th, 2011
Episode 184 of 627 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR's Trey Graham, Stephen Thompson, Tanya Ballard Brown and Barrie Hardymon take a look at some of the recent news going on in the world: London's burning, and the markets are having mood swings — and naturally look to Hollywood for lessons about what to do when the center isn't holding. Then a discussion of frequent pop culture punching bag, fast food. And lastly, What's Making Us Happy this week including the Green Bay Packers, the Canadian television drama Intelligence, 'The Help' and more.
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