Aisha Harris

Aisha Harris appears in the following:

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.' 


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.


'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.


Netflix's 'Bridgerton' Is 1st Project From Shonda Rhimes' Production Company

Monday, January 11, 2021

Netflix says Bridgerton is one of its most successful series launched in the company's history — but why has this story of 19th century love and marriage captured so many hearts?


How Our Entertainment Changed In 2020

Saturday, January 02, 2021

NPR's Michel Martin talks with Aisha Harris, host of the Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, and NPR Music's Stephen Thompson, about how the events of 2020 have forever changed the entertainment industry.


Let 'Sylvie's Love' Wrap You In All Its Goodness

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Eugene Ashe's romance is a refreshing throwback to Classic Hollywood, starring Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha.


Reclaiming Black Culture in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom'

Friday, December 18, 2020

George C. Wolfe's adaptation of the classic August Wilson play features electrifying performances by Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman.


NPR Critics Pick Their Favorite TV From A Strange 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020

If you could watch it at home in 2020, it's here — four NPR critics give their picks for the best in streaming or broadcast TV in a year when current events turned the industry upside down.


'Mank' Is A Lushly Rendered Cinematic Landscape

Friday, December 04, 2020

David Fincher's dramatization of Citizen Kane's origin story is an impressive, if occasionally inert, biopic.


HBO's 'Industry' Features The Most Fascinating Character On TV Right Now

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Harper, played by Myha'la Herrold, has shades of Annalise Keating and Shiv Roy.


The 'Animaniacs' Reboot Faces a Conundrum

Saturday, November 21, 2020

The beloved cartoon is resurrected at a time when real life might be zanier than anything Yakko, Wakko and Dot could conjure up.


Let's Talk About That Reconciliation During The 'Fresh Prince Reunion Special'

Thursday, November 19, 2020

After years of bad blood in the public eye, Will Smith and Janet Hubert finally discuss her acrimonious departure from the show on the special, now available on HBO MAX.


Mariah Carey's Memoir Is Further Proof: She Has A Gift For Storytelling

Monday, November 09, 2020

The hitmaker, now celebrating 30 years into her career, has released a memoir — The Meaning of Mariah Carey — as detailed and entertaining as her songs.


In 'The Undoing,' Secrets, Murder And Zzzzs

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant can't save this HBO erotic thriller from feeling like a slog.


In 'Bad Hair,' The Mane Rebels

Friday, October 23, 2020

Justin Simien's horror-comedy gets tangled in its own mythmaking, but as an '80s workplace comedy period piece, it's spot-on.


'Grand Army': Breakout Performances In A Depressing High School Tale

Friday, October 16, 2020

Netflix's latest teen melodrama attempts to tackle a lot of social issues and ills at once, to mixed results.


NPR's Fall TV Preview: 23 Suggestions For What To Watch Next

Monday, September 28, 2020

It feels like a minor miracle that there are so many high-quality shows coming to the small screen this season. Four NPR critics share their picks to keep you entertained during a challenging year.


'PEN15' Is Back, And Girlhood Is Still Painfully Awkward

Sunday, September 20, 2020

The newest episodes of Hulu's smart coming-of-age comedy expand upon the exciting and traumatic themes of puberty.


All Of It Presents the Award for 'Best Directress'

Monday, February 10, 2020

Aisha Harris and Ben Yakas join us to present All Of It's award for Best Female Director, or Directress. 


Reactions to 'Slave Play'

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Aisha Harris, writer and editor in the Opinion section of the New York Times, joins us to discuss the reactions to "Slave Play" and take listeners' calls.