Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour

CATEGORY: Arts
Get obsessed with us. Five days a week, Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. Join arts journalists Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris - plus a rotating cast of guest pop culture aficionados. The Happy Hour team leaves room at the table for exploring a range of reactions and opinions on every bit of the pop universe. From lowbrow to highbrow to the stuff in between, they take it all with a shot of cheer.
  1. September 24, 2021
    26 min
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    Dear Evan Hansen And What's Making Us Happy
    The stage musical Dear Evan Hansen debuted on Broadway five years ago. It won six Tony Awards, including one for its star, Ben Platt. It's now a movie, and Platt, who's now 27, is back to play Evan, a deeply tr…
  2. September 23, 2021
    26 min
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    Lil Nas X's Montero
    In just two short years, Lil Nas X has proven he's much more than "Old Town Road." He's taken a successful novelty song and parlayed it into a budding and influential music career. He's come out as gay and argu…
  3. September 22, 2021
    14 min
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    Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a coming-out story with some familiar contours, but it doesn't have your typical splashy musical pedigree. Adapted from a successful West End production, the Amazon Prime film…
  4. September 21, 2021
    8 min