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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.
March 8th, 2013
Episode 298 of 627 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, the the gang takes some time off due to a perfect storm of illness and SXSW preparation. Here's a favorite episode from last Spring in which NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes joins Glen Weldon, Trey Graham and Stephen Thompson to talk about the vitality (or not) of the teen sex comedy — from Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Porky's to American Pie and Superbad. Then the gang has a lively debate about Easter candy and the value of Peeps. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy this week.(Note: This episode original aired on April 6, 2012.)