Stephen Thompson

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

Friday, May 06, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: vintage reads, Elden Ring and something to scratch the Schitt's Creek itch.

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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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S. Carey: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, April 21, 2022

The artist performs four songs surrounded by household appliances and a handful of his closest collaborators.

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Brittany Davis: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The Seattle musician and their hard-hitting band fuse rock, soul, hip-hop, pop and R&B for songs that teem with insights about identity, injustice and power.

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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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Joan Shelley, 'The Spur'

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

No one makes music better suited for moments of hard-won comfort than Joan Shelley.

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10 takeaways from a night of strong performances and curveballs at the Grammys

Monday, April 04, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the 2022 Grammys — the lessons, storylines, triumphs and irritations that defined the very long night.

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7 storylines to watch at this year's Grammy Awards

Saturday, April 02, 2022

From a possible Olivia Rodrigo sweep to the probability of someone mentioning "The Slap," here's what to expect at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday.

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Madi Diaz: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, March 28, 2022

In her Tiny Desk (home) concert, Madi Diaz's music has never sounded richer or more radiant.

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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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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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The U.S. gets its own version of the 'Eurovision Song Contest'

Monday, March 21, 2022

NBC begins the American Song Contest with representatives from all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., and five territories. Snoop Dogg and Kelly Clarkson are the hosts for the new show.

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There should be an Oscar for playing a real person

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Playing someone real is a completely different task than playing a fictional character.

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

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.

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

Friday, February 11, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Jackass Forever, StraightioLab podcast, and True Blood.

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I thought Encanto's songs were forgettable. So I went back to see what I was missing

Monday, February 07, 2022

After watching Encanto for the first time, I called the soundtrack "forgettable." So I went back and tried to figure out what I was missing.

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

Friday, January 28, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: True Story With Ed & Randall, a web-based game that isn't Wordle, and more.

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

Friday, January 21, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the Netflix show Twentysomethings: Austin, a look back at 20 years of The Onion and more.

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A look ahead at some good music coming out in 2022

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

What new music is coming out this year that is worth checking out? A preview of two albums that just might make it on to 2022's best of list.

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