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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.

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'The Lego Movie' and Adolescence in Pop Culture

February 14th, 2014

Episode 347 of 586 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Trey Graham, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon talk about "The Lego Movie." Without spoiling the plot, they'll discuss why they love the film--and why it's beloved by critics and a box office success. Stephen will soon be the father of a teenager, so they'll take a look at how teens are portrayed in popular culture. Do books, movies and television accurately capture the pain of adolescence-- or exaggerate teen angst? All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

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