Pop Culture Happy HourAuthor: NPR
22 Sep 2018

Pop Culture Happy Hour

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Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.

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    Forever And What's Making Us Happy

    Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen star in the new Amazon series Forever. The two of them play a middle-aged married couple named Oscar and June, who are in a bit of a rut. Along the way, they find themselves in an unexpected situation that challenges their thinking about the permanence of marriage. Today, we dive into this very curious relationship comedy. Guest: Aisha Harris

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2018

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    2018 Emmy Awards

    We're here to fill you in on everything you need to know about the 2018 Emmys. On a night we were constantly reminded how diverse this year's nominations were — the winners were mostly white. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Game of Thrones won the top awards. Guest: NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans.

  • Posted on 18 Sep 2018

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    On the Books: An All-Book Edition

    Today, we take a break from TV and movies to talk about some of our favorite books we've read — and what books we're most looking forward to this fall.

  • Posted on 14 Sep 2018

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    Celebrating Women in Music With Turning the Tables

    NPR Music's ambitious Turning the Tables series re-imagines the popular music canon by putting women and non-binary musicians at the center. All Songs Considered recently had a great conversation about the project, and today we bring that conversation to your Pop Culture Happy Hour feed.

  • Posted on 12 Sep 2018

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    Pop Culture Serotonin and What's Making Us Happy

    Not every day can be Friday, not every bit of weather can be sunny and not every plate can have cookies on it. That's why we love our pop culture serotonin — the stuff we watch, read and listen to that boosts our mood and makes us feel better. Today, we share some of our favorites.

  • Posted on 07 Sep 2018

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