Glen Weldon

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Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 10: Enter ... Spider-Man

Saturday, December 10, 2016

With his dramatic, long-awaited entrance in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man (Tom Holland) came in from the cold.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 9: 'Alvin Isn't The Only Baker Daring To Add Fruit'

Friday, December 09, 2016

Yes, The Great British Baking Show's future is uncertain. But take heart: we'll always have the Madeira cake episode, in which Season 3's bakers memorably showed us their lovely cracks.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 8: 'I Got Hot Sauce In My Bag/Swag'

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Sometimes a condiment is just a condiment: A line from Beyoncé's "Formation" became its own mini-anthem.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 7: The 'No Dames' Number From 'Hail, Caesar!'

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

In the Coen Brothers' film, screen idol Burt Gurney (Channing Tatum) taps away the blues.


'Monkey See' Highlights Small Bright Spots In Pop Culture This Year

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Once a day until December 25th, NPR's "Monkey See" blog is highlighting a small, good thing that happened in pop culture this year.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 6: See David Schwimmer Say 'Juice' A Tremendous Lot

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

This supercut of David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian in The People vs. O.J. Simpson has got more 'Juice's than a breakfast buffet.


Small Batch: The Violent Delights And Violent Ends Of 'Westworld'

Monday, December 05, 2016

Glen Weldon and Audie Cornish discuss the first season of HBO's densely plotted science fiction series.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 5: 'Hamilton' And Love Is Love Is Love Is Love

Monday, December 05, 2016

Here. Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2016 Tony acceptance speech again. Because the night is dark and full of terrors.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 4: The Long Walk To Chiron's Car In 'Moonlight'

Sunday, December 04, 2016

A wordless scene from the Barry Jenkins film Moonlight speaks volumes.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 3: Two Of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars' Bring It

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Alyssa Edwards. Tatianna. Rihanna's "Shut Up and Drive." This is what a lip-sync battle looks like, Jimmy Fallon.


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 2: Colin Farrell Makes A Choice In 'The Lobster'

Friday, December 02, 2016

In Yorgos Lanthimos's film, a hotel manager (Olivia Coleman) lays down the law: "A wolf and a penguin could never live together."


Pop Culture Advent Calendar, Day 1: The Opening Shot Of 'Atlanta,' Episode Six

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The FX series played with its format in its first season, and its sixth episode smartly switched point-of-view to that of a character we'd been growing impatient to hear from.


The Term 'Graphic Novel' Has Had A Good Run. We Don't Need It Anymore

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Coined in an era when comics were considered junk culture, graphic novel is a hoary, meaningless, and often completely inaccurate term. Comics are comics; stop apologizing for them.


Superheroes And The F-Word: Grappling With The Ugly Truth Under The Capes

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Superheroes preserve the status quo, employ symbolic visual imagery, have flawless bodies and use their powers to place themselves above the law. Are they just fascists in tights?


27 Better Titles For Ben Affleck's Solo Batman Film Than 'The Batman'

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Oh, sure, it's bluntly descriptive. But the title Affleck has announced for his upcoming Batmovie has got no oomph, no zazz, no moxie. We offer some humble, better suggestions.


Pop Quiz, Hotshot: Herschell Gordon Lewis Film Or Children's Book?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The movie titles of the late splatter-film director are evocative ... and wonderfully terrible. Can you tell them apart from the titles of some less-than-classic kids' books?


A Comics Convention For The Unconventional: The Small Press Expo

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Every year the Small Press Expo (SPX) brings creators of independent comics together with passionate fans. Many of those fans make comics themselves and say they're inspired by SPX's "funkier" feel.


Win Your Emmy Pool With Our Uncannily, Nay, Disquietingly Accurate Predictions

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Arm yourself with NPR's ruthlessly rigorous Emmy predictions, which are based on acute cultural analysis and industry savvy, and thus are totally not wild guesses, at all, seriously.


Most Of This Year's Emmys Have Already Been Handed Out: Some Highlights

Monday, September 12, 2016

Last Saturday and Sunday, the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys — 91 of them — were handed out in Los Angeles. We review some notable winners.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: HGTV And Cooking Shows

Friday, September 09, 2016

This week, the discussion takes a decidedly domestic turn as Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Kat Chow and Barrie Hardymon talk real estate shows, home renovation shows, and cooking shows.