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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.
May 30th, 2014
Episode 363 of 578 episodes
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson are joined by NPR Code Switch team members Kat Chow and Gene Demby to discuss unexpected remakes. From Pokemon to the upcoming Sailor Moon and Boy Meets World reboots, the gang debate who is watching new versions of old franchises. Then they'll discuss cover art. The gang covers a lot of ground, from book covers like Twilight and 50 Shades of Grey to album covers from artists like Journey and Kanye West. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy This Week. **Pop Culture Happy Hour's 200th Episode - Live Recording!** Date: Tuesday June 24, 2014 Time: 7:30pm Location: NPR Headquarters, 1111 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002 Tickets go on sale Monday June 2, 2014 at 12:00pm EST at http://pchh200.bpt.me/