Aisha Harris

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What NPR critics are watching, reading and listening to this weekend

Friday, May 27, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: reality television, Eurovision compilations and more.

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These are the movies NPR critics are looking forward to this summer

Friday, May 27, 2022

The Bob's Burgers Movie, Jordan Peele's Nope, and Fire Island with Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster are all on our critics' lists.

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'Pleasure': A young woman's matter-of-fact pursuit of porn stardom

Friday, May 13, 2022

Ninja Thyberg's film about an aspiring porn star challenges conventional wisdom around sex work and women's agency.

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend viewing, reading and listening

Friday, April 29, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Bob Odenkirk's memoir, the guy collecting every Gap store playlist ever made and more.

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Goodbye to 'Better Things,' a show that embraced the messiness of life

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Pamela Adlon's heartfelt dramedy series ends on an eternally optimistic note.

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In HBO's 'The Baby,' a cursed, unwanted infant sets off an existential crisis

Friday, April 22, 2022

The HBO miniseries is a funny, nightmarish twist on parenthood and familial trauma.

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The tension between fear and relief in Jerrod Carmichael's new special, 'Rothaniel'

Monday, April 11, 2022

In his new HBO special, Carmichael comes out — working through both joy and despair on stage.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching, reading and listening

Friday, April 08, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Joan Shelley's new song, and an HBO reality show that sets up single parents.

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The aftermath of Will Smith's slap illuminates the links of Black Hollywood

Sunday, April 03, 2022

What does it mean for the elite circle of Black actors, directors and producers in Hollywood when moments like Will Smith's slap at the Oscars happens?

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend reading, listening and gaming

Friday, April 01, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: plenty of games and Sailor Moon.

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The Oscars are all the buzz — but not for the reason one would expect

Monday, March 28, 2022

Will Smith stormed on stage and slapped presenter Chris Rock after he'd made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's hair. Smith later went on to win his first Oscar but he had overshadowed his own victory.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend listening and viewing

Friday, March 25, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: game shows and album recommendations.

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'King Richard' is a quintessential Will Smith movie, 30 years in the making

Friday, March 25, 2022

For more than three decades the actor has cultivated a specific type of on-screen personality, from The Fresh Prince to King Richard.

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You voted — here's a ranking of the top movies ever to win an Oscar for best picture

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Pop Culture Happy Hour listeners voted on the top movies of all time to win best picture at the Oscars.

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What's going on with Ye — and why does it matter?

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, has been directing abusive and inappropriate behavior at his ex-wife Kim Kardashian and her new partner Pete Davidson.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend listening and viewing

Friday, March 18, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: nerdy podcasts, chill shows and an unbeatable mashup.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend reading, listening and viewing

Friday, March 11, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: BTS, Sandra Oh and meditations on humor.

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If you watched TV recently, you might be wondering what decade it is

Monday, March 07, 2022

The 90s are all over our screens. Most recently there is Hulu's s Pam & Tommy. It is one example of the shows and movies that are revisiting people — and scandals — of the decade.

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Hiatus brain: When your favorite show returns, but you can't remember a thing

Friday, February 18, 2022

When months — even years — separate TV seasons, plotlines are lost to the sands of time.

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'The Power of the Dog' receives the most Oscar nods

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

Movie box offices may not be booming yet, but that won't keep Hollywood from throwing itself a big party. Invitations went out Tuesday in the form of Oscar nominations.

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