Glen Weldon

Glen Weldon appears in the following:

Emmy Awards 2017: The Complete List Of Winners

Sunday, September 17, 2017

It was a big night for The Handmaid's Tale, across the writing, directing and acting categories.


Watch The 2017 Emmy Awards With NPR

Saturday, September 16, 2017

NPR's television critic Eric Deggans and The Pop Culture Happy Hour crew (Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon) will be live-tweeting the ceremony Sunday evening.


Comic Book Legend Len Wein Dies At 69

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Len Wein created Wolverine, the Marvel superhero, as well as Swamp Thing. He and artist Dave Cockrum revamped the X-Men, expanding the roster with new recruits like Colossus, Nightcrawler and Storm.


'Blood, Sweat, And Pixels': For Designers Of Video Games, It's Always Crunch Time

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Journalist Jason Schreier walks readers through the development of 10 recent games, finding marked similarities in the essential infrastructure of their design and production.


He's Big, He's Blue, And Now, He's Bingeable: 'The Tick' Returns

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The new, 10-episode Amazon series isn't a grim-and-gritty reboot, exactly — but its dark-ish tone will surprise some fans of Ben Edlund's superhero spoof.


In Movies, A Solar Eclipse Means Change Is Coming

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Over the years, Hollywood filmmakers have used solar eclipses as devices to mark moments of irrevocable transformation for their characters.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Look At Literary Adaptations

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

TV and movie producers are looking to the shelves for inspiration: a number of popular shows and films this year started as books.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Insecure,' Season Two

Friday, August 04, 2017

We check back in on Issa Rae's HBO comedy series Insecure as it kicks off its tighter, more assured second season. Plus, What's Making Us Happy this week.


'Solid State': Jonathan Coulton's Sci-Fi Concept Album Becomes A Graphic Novel

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Coulton recruited writer Matt Fraction and artist Albert Monteys to tell a time-fractured tale of corporate greed and internet trolls.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Atomic Blonde'

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

This episode we talk Atomic Blonde, a stylish and visceral spy thriller set in 1989 Berlin. It co-stars Charlize Theron and a really impressive wig.


'Game Of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 3: 'I've Brought Ice And Fire Together'

Monday, July 31, 2017

The third episode of Game of Thrones' seventh season, "The Queen's Justice," featured a long-awaited meeting, a long-awaited reunion, and a long-dreaded goodbye to the show's best character.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

Friday, July 28, 2017

We discuss Luc Besson's big-budget, bonkers-bananapants would-be blockbuster Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which looks unlikely to bust any blocks.


Whatever The Character, June Foray's Voice Was Warmly Familiar

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Foray voiced a wide variety of animated characters, and she brought the same genial humor and warmth to them all — except one.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Girls Trip'

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The "surprising" success of the raunch-com Girls Trip didn't particularly surprise us; we talk about precisely where this "out-of-nowhere" hit came from.


'The World Broke In Two': Four Writers, One Transformational Year

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Using excerpts from letters and diaries, historian and critic Bill Goldstein follows writers Virginia Woolf, E. M. Forster, D. H. Lawrence and T. S. Eliot through the tumultuous literary year of 1922.


'Game Of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 2: 'You're A Dragon. Be A Dragon'

Monday, July 24, 2017

In "Stormborn," lots of long-hoarded information was finally shared, and in a massive sea battle, buckles got gruesomely swashed.


'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Premiere: 'Shall We Begin?'

Monday, July 17, 2017

'Dragonstone' saw the disparate plot threads of HBO's hit series pulling together as Daenerys Targaryan returned to Westeros to claim the Iron Throne.


The Old School: Classic Strips That Continue To Shape Comics

Thursday, July 13, 2017

When we asked readers to name their favorite comics, many classic, hugely influential newspaper strips got nudged out of the running. We thought we'd give them a shout-out.


Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

We asked readers to name their favorite comics and graphic novels, and we got thousands of answers. Now, with the help of our expert panel, we've curated a list to keep you flipping pages all summer.


Origin-al Sin: What Hollywood Must Learn From 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

For years, it seemed that origin stories were central to keeping superheroes movies grounded. Homecoming proved this suspicion wrong. It found a better way — and a different key ingredient.