Pop Culture Happy Hour

NPR

Get obsessed with us. Five days a week, Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. Join arts journalists Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris - plus a rotating cast of guest pop culture aficionados. The Happy Hour team leaves room at the table for exploring a range of reactions and opinions on every bit of the pop universe. From lowbrow to highbrow to the stuff in between, they take it all with a shot of cheer.

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Our Editor's Take

This is where pop culture obsessives find the fun content about their mass-media favorites. This podcast covers the best movies, the latest celebrity news, and the hottest trends hitting Hollywood. For a lighthearted and exciting update, Pop Culture Happy Hour is a must-listen.

What can listeners expect from this podcast? They'll hear deep dives into the newest artists. But that's not all. The show delivers comprehensive breakdowns of secret celebrity relationships and thought-provoking hot takes. If listeners have a hankering for the latest and greatest pop culture buzz, this is the podcast to explore.

The hosts are knowledgeable and fun. The dish is both detailed and deliberate. The episodes themselves are delightful, bite-sized chunks of info. Episodes range anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes. Pop Culture Happy Hour is an excellent option for folks seeking a dash of entertainment.

Listeners should expect some classic "what's hot and what's not" style banter. They will also hear in-depth discussions on important social issues within pop culture. Pop Culture Happy Hour's hosts are arts journalists Aisha Harris, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Linda Holmes. They bring the unique pop culture spin listeners have been looking for. There's no need to sink hours of listening time into this podcast (but it does make a great binge-listen).

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