Aisha Harris

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, July 16, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's The White Lotus, KennyHoopla's song "Estella," Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' first album and more.

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NPR Pop Culture Critic Tells Us All About 'Zola'

Sunday, July 04, 2021

The movie Zola opens this weekend. It was inspired by an epic, viral Twitter thread from 2015.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, July 02, 2021

In our weekly roundup of shows, movies, books and music that brought us joy, Pop Culture Happy Hour recommends: Sex/Life, the Jean Smart renaissance and Arooj Aftab's album Vulture Prince.

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'Zola' Takes A Twitter Thread And Turns It Into A Fever Dream On Film

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

What began as an explosive social media thread about two women's Florida road trip gone wrong, becomes a provocative and stylish comedy of errors on-screen.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, June 25, 2021

Every Friday, Pop Culture Happy Hour hosts and guests share the shows, movies, books and music that brought them joy. This week: Sexy Beasts, Launchpad shorts, a Hunchback history and Mythic Quest.

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Farewell To 'Pose,' Which Fused Grief And Joy, Right Up To The Finale

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Over the course of its run, Pose found a way to bring viewers both realness and hope. As the series finale approaches, the significance of its choices is sharper than ever.

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CDC Loosens Mask Guidance For Vaccinated People, A Major Shift In Pandemic Life

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dramatically rolled back mask guidance for fully vaccinated people Thursday, making a major shift in the U.S.'s emergence out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'Girls5eva' Is Just Catchy Enough

Thursday, May 06, 2021

The Peacock comedy series about a has-been fictional girl group from the '90s has great, big performances and a lot of nostalgia.

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Amazon's New Anthology Series 'Them' Explores Terror In America

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Amazon series Them mixes the trauma of racism with the supernatural terrors of horror. Some critics say the series is part of a larger Hollywood trend that exploits the pain of a Black family.

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2021 Oscars: Tyler Perry Accepts The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Viola Davis presented the award to the filmmaker at the Academy Awards on Sunday — she worked with Perry on the 2009 film Madea Goes to Jail.

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Oscars 2021: Who Decides What Counts As Controversy?

Sunday, April 25, 2021

The 93rd annual Academy Awards take place tonight. While this year's ceremony will be different from previous ones due to the pandemic, controversies remain.

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'Them': The Trauma, The Trauma

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Amazon's new anthology series, executive produced by Lena Waithe, unrelentingly explores "terror in America."

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A Ruthless Ranking Of The 25 Best Muppets, According To Listeners

Friday, April 02, 2021

We asked PCHH listeners to vote for the best Muppet. Nearly 20,000 votes later, here's your top 25, with accompanying commentary by Linda, Stephen, Aisha and Glen.

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Many Firsts Are Among The Oscar Nominations This Year

Monday, March 15, 2021

The nominations for the Academy Awards were announced Monday. There were many firsts, including two women up for best director and the first Muslim actor nominated in a leading category.

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'Coming 2 America': The Costumes Are Stunning

Friday, March 05, 2021

More than three decades after the comedy classic Coming to America, much of the cast returns for an unnecessary sequel.

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'Nomadland' And Chadwick Boseman Win Big During A Mostly Snoozy Golden Globes

Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association hamfistedly attempted to address its lack of Black members, and technical difficulties made things awkward.

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'Malcolm & Marie' Is Lost, Just Like Its Central Couple

Friday, February 05, 2021

Euphoria's Sam Levinson and Zendaya re-team for this exhausting relationship drama, written and shot during the pandemic.

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Watch Party: 'Bridgerton'

Monday, January 25, 2021

'Pop Culture Happy Hour' host Aisha Harris joins us to discuss the first season of Netflix's hit series 'Bridgerton.' 

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The Agony And Subversion Of The 'Promising Young Woman' Ending

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Emerald Fennell's scathing revenge thriller is shocking and deliberately unsatisfying.

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'MLK/FBI' Humanizes A Civil Rights Icon's Legacy

Friday, January 15, 2021

Sam Pollard's documentary deftly examines the FBI's intense surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. in the final years of his life.

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