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.


When Gossip Invades Art, Plus People We're Pulling For

August 3rd, 2012

Episode 266 of 578 episodes

This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR's Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and guests Matt Thompson and Tanya Ballard Brown talk overexposed celebrities and gossip. Does endless coverage of an entertainer's personal life affect our enjoyment of said entertainer's work? Then, a round of 'People We're Pulling For' — including Ben Falcone, Bob Odenkirk, D'Angelo and the world of self-publishing — and What's Making Us Happy This Week.

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