Glen Weldon

Glen Weldon appears in the following:

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

Friday, January 14, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: a quirky Instagram account, the NBC show Grand Crew and more.

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HBO's 'Somebody Somewhere' sings sweetly and sincerely, albeit with its inside voice

Friday, January 14, 2022

The electrifying performer Bridget Everett opts for a lower voltage in this gentle, semi-autobiographical tale of a Kansan woman struggling to overcome grief and find her voice again.

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'Peacemaker' takes aim at a broad, stationary target — with machine guns

Friday, January 07, 2022

A game John Cena takes the lumbering, emotionally stunted mercenary he played in The Suicide Squad to the small screen. The cast lunges at every repetitive joke, but fans of the movie will eat it up.

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What's making us happy: What to watch, read and listen to this weekend

Friday, December 31, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the trailer for The Northman, the novel The School for Good Mothers and more.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour team points out 2021's best films and TV shows

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

The end of the year means it's time to look back on the best films and TV shows of 2021. The hosts of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast share their favorites.

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The best movies and TV of 2021, picked by NPR critics

Thursday, December 23, 2021

This past year was a tumultuous one for both the film and TV industries. With that in mind, here's our critics' guide to all the movies and television shows they loved this year.

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

Friday, December 17, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Jackie Kashian's new comedy album, music of Yasmin Williams and more!

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'Station Eleven' imagines a strangely humane human apocalypse

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The 10-episode adaptation of the best-selling novel about a virus that wipes out most of humanity softens the book's harder edges and features soulful performances that make it profoundly moving.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Viewing

Friday, December 10, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the show Sort Of, a helpful YouTube channel and more.

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

Friday, December 03, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the Netflix show "City of Ghosts," an iconic Twitter account and more.

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

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new album by Snail Mail, the 2020 book Piranesi and more.

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There's plenty to watch this Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Our Pop Culture Happy Hour team shares their TV and movie recommendations for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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In 'Hawkeye,' an also-ran Avenger becomes a mentor — eventually

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The series strains to find reasons for Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) to join forces with young Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), but once it does, they make a good pair.

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Amazon reinvents 'The Wheel of Time' for the small screen, with surprising turns

Saturday, November 20, 2021

This long-awaited adaptation of Robert Jordan's sprawling fantasy epic feels scaled-down for home viewing, but compelling characters and nice twists keep things rolling along.

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

Friday, November 19, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new season of Locke & Key, The Untamed and more.

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

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new season of We're Here, the anime Parasyte, the 2020 horror film Host and more.

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'Eternals': A Marvel movie for everyone who complains about Marvel movies

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Indie director Chloe Zhao's influence is all over the new Marvel outing, a marked departure from the familiar MCU formula.

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In 'Last Night In Soho,' Edgar Wright Goes Wrong

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Edgar Wright delivers a technically proficient but punishingly contrived genre mashup involving romance, time travel, murder, sex work and nostalgia.

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Movie review: 'The French Dispatch'

Friday, October 22, 2021

Watching The French Dispatch is like seeing an issue of The New Yorker come to life. Wes Anderson's new film is based on articles of a fictional magazine published in a fictional city in France.

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New LGBTQ+ Storylines in Classic Superhero Franchises

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Glen Weldon joins to discuss comic culture, and the recent trend of writing LGBT storylines into classic superhero franchises.

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