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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 New Black' And Secret Names

July 19th, 2013

Episode 317 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR's Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham, Glen Weldon and producer Jess Gitner talk about the Netflix original series 'Orange Is The New Black.' They'll discuss Taylor Schilling's performance as Piper and the incredibly strong cast of supporting characters. They'll also discus the show's portrayal of sexuality and race. Next, following J.K. Rowling's admittance that she wrote a book as Robert Galbraith, they talk about pseudonyms.What separates a pseudonym from a disguise?All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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