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Monday, September 19, 2022
Throngs of people lined the streets of London to witness the spectacle surrounding Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.
Friday, September 16, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kenan & Kel, and more.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Hurricane Season, A Strange Loop, and more.
Monday, July 04, 2022
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning historians discuss the history of the Declaration of Independence and the founding principle, "All men are created equal."
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Scott Simon speaks with Marc Rivers, a producer on NPR's Morning Edition, about the 1985 movie "Back to the Future," which he watched recently for the first time.
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.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
The pop star is returning to stages two years after releasing an acclaimed second album, Future Nostalgia, and being forced like everyone else to hunker down for the long chill.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Cypress Hill's '90s sensational hit "Insane in the Brain" is also the title of a new Showtime documentary out this week about the hip-hop group.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
The LAPD detained at least 16 journalists covering a protest in March 2021, a low point in a year of increasing mistrust and hostilities between police departments and the media.
Friday, March 25, 2022
At a homeless encampment, police cracked down on protesters and journalists. Press advocates say that night of chaos was the capstone on tensions that had been building for years.
Friday, February 18, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Secret History, a Futurama reboot and more.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
It's a simple game to guess a five-letter word. People on social media have been very enthusiastic about sharing how well they did.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
The film Shaft was released 50 years ago this week and heralded what came to be known as Blaxploitation cinema. The genre has a checkered legacy — and inspired Oscar-winning music.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Officials from the European Union are discussing how to help the growing number of Afghan refugees seeking refuge on the continent.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Enlightened, "Vax That Thang Up."
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's the Fear Street trilogy, Biz Markie's "Just a Friend," and Viet Thanh Nguyen's book, The Committed.
Friday, July 02, 2021
"Shaft" was released 50 years ago this week. The film heralded what came to be known as Blaxploitation cinema, a genre with a chequered legacy that also created inspired, Oscar-winning music.
Saturday, September 05, 2020
Like many of us, Marc Rivers has watched a lot of movies during self-isolation. But it was a 25-year old crime drama about emotional isolation that offered him the greatest comfort.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Love is central to the work of Toni Morrison — she brought love to her examinations of Black life, and love itself was her enduring subject. But love isn't always a good or joyous thing in her work.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Dr. Joseph Varon, chief of critical care at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, says his staff is overworked, exhausted and emotionally drained.