Pop Culture Happy Hour


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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.


Star Trek, SNL, And Boldly Going To New Places

May 24th, 2013

Episode 309 of 578 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldon talkabout 'Star Trek Into Darkness.' How does a franchise with a long history satisfy both die-hard fans and those that are just jumping on board?Next, they'll discuss 'Saturday Night Live,' its changing place in pop culture and whether it really needs to be live anymore.All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.