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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.


The Eighties All Over Again: Prince, Spike Lee, MJ And More

July 1st, 2009

Episode 13 of 578 episodes

NPR's weekly arts podcast takes a turn towards the 1980s this week, with a couple of reflections upon important anniversaries. Spike Lee's seminal film "Do The Right Thing" turns 20 this summer, and the classic Prince tune "Purple Rain" celebrates a quarter of a century. Then Hasbro toys turn to the big screen, NPR's Bob Mondello reviews 'The Hurt Locker' nd a look back at the moment Michael Jackson moonwalked into superstardom.