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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.


Tony Awards And Shared Songs

June 14th, 2013

Episode 312 of 627 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldon talk aboutthe 2013 Tony Awards and its winners, including 'Kinky Boots' and 'Pippin.' They'll discuss their favorite performances of the night and how host Neil Patrick Harris puts the Oscars to shame.Next, they talk aboutthe "he said/she said" song, which encompasses breakup songs, never-ever songs, songs of longing and perhaps a little bit of tormented whispering. They'll play favorite examplesfrom artists like The Human League, Stars, Marvin Gaye and The Postal Service.All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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