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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Stranger Things' And Onscreen Weddings

NPR | July 29, 2016 2 a.m.

The panel tackles the Netflix horror thriller Stranger Things before discussing favorite weddings from movies and TV. Then, as always, it's on to What's Making Us Happy this week.

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'It's Not My Story': Baz Luhrmann On Collaborating To Make 'The Get Down'

NPR | July 28, 2016 9 a.m.

Linda Holmes offers another update from the Television Critics Association meeting, this time on Luhrmann's hip-hop Netflix series The Get Down.

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Stars Hollow Intel: A Few New Beans Are Spilled On The 'Gilmore Girls' Return

NPR | July 28, 2016 7:20 a.m.

From the Television Critics Association meeting in Los Angeles, Linda Holmes reports on Netflix's upcoming Gilmore Girls reunion.

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Kids On Bikes: The Sci-Fi Nostalgia Of 'Stranger Things', 'Paper Girls' & 'Super 8'

NPR | July 27, 2016 11:19 a.m.

Three recent properties - a Netflix series, a comic book and a 2011 Hollywood film - borrow key elements from Steven Spielberg and Stephen King to comment on adolescence in very different ways.

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Minicomics May Be Small, But They Pack Big Thrills

NPR | July 27, 2016 9:02 a.m.

Minicomics are kind of a relic — few artists now want to go to the trouble of printing and distributing paper comics. But there are still a few out there that are worth the trouble of hunting down.

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Netflix, HBO, PBS And More Bring Their Upcoming Shows To Critics

NPR | July 26, 2016 4 a.m.

It's about time again for the Television Critics Association to meet in California, and we have a preview of the week to come.

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Your Mama ... Might Be Offended By This Insult Archive

NPR | July 25, 2016 4:11 p.m.

The Janks Archive is a collection of videos in which people around the world share their favorite putdowns. They can be gross and rude, but according to one creator, they also bring people together.

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Loudon Wainwright III: 'Please Discover Me Now!'

NPR | July 25, 2016 9:48 a.m.

The singer-songwriter leads a game, and performs a song about Donald Trump.

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Three Separate, But Equally Important Initials

NPR | July 25, 2016 9:48 a.m.

For this game, we've rewritten the intro to Law & Order: SVU to be about other things known by three initials.

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NPR | July 25, 2016 9:12 a.m.

"Weird Al" teams up with house musician Jonathan Coulton to sing our version of David Bowie's "Starman" about popular movies in which aliens land on Earth.