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


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22:33 | Dec 25th, 2019

What has ears, tails, Andrew Lloyd Webber music, and the Idris Elba/Taylor Swift duet you've been waiting for all your life? That's right, it's Cats, the new film adaptation of the musical that became...Show More
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I have no shame. Cats was the very first musical I watched (the PBS version). In elementary school, our music teacher taught us the songs so...Show More

27:50 | Mar 1st, 2019

Today we're diving into the complicated and tangled world of Netflix's Russian Doll, a series anchored by a dynamic performance from Natasha Lyonne. She co-created the series with Leslye Headland and ...Show More
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I don't watch any TV series, EVER. After reading about all the hype around Russian Doll, I decided to give it a try on Netflix as it touched...Show More

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50:12 | Mar 18th, 2016

Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now: We didn't want to throw away our shot at talking about Lin-Manuel Miranda's acclaimed musical Hamilton. We decided OK, so we're doin...Show More
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In preparation for my second viewing of Hamilton in NYC, I listened to a bunch of podcast episodes about Hamilton to learn more in's and out...Show More

18:57 | Aug 14th, 2019

Of all the TV shows about monstrous rich people, the HBO series Succession might be one of the most cutting. It follows heartless media mega-mogul Logan Roy and his ruthless children as they try to ou...Show More
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i hate and love this show about rich plutocrats running the world b/c of how well it informs our reality. anyways- watch this show to get ev...Show More

26:34 | Aug 9th, 2019

Back in 2004, Veronica Mars was a high school student working for her private-eye father on the side. After three seasons on the air and a crowdfunded movie in 2014, Veronica is back. Now an adult and...Show More
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