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Feeling The Music With Deaf 'America's Got Talent' Finalist Mandy Harvey

NPR | Sept. 20, 2017 8:58 a.m.

The singer-songwriter was born with an ear deformity that made hearing difficult; eventually, she lost her residual hearing. But if you're going to vote for her, she wants you to look past that.

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Not My Job: We Quiz The Founder Of Queens Of The Stone Age On The Flintstones

NPR | Sept. 18, 2017 7:39 a.m.

Josh Homme founded and fronted Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, Eagles of Death Metal and Them Crooked Vultures. We'll ask him three questions about the kings of the Stone Age — The Flintstones.

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At The Emmys, It Was A Big Night For Juggernauts

NPR | Sept. 18, 2017 6:46 a.m.

"The Handmaid's Tale," "Big Little Lies," "Saturday Night Live," "Veep" and "Atlanta" all won multiple awards in major categories, on a night that rarely strayed far from current events.

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Watch The 2017 Emmy Awards With NPR

NPR | Sept. 17, 2017 3:49 p.m.

NPR's television critic Eric Deggans and The Pop Culture Happy Hour crew (Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon) will be live-tweeting the ceremony Sunday evening.


Sunday Puzzle: Three Words. Two Homophones. One Conjunction.

NPR | Sept. 17, 2017 4:59 a.m.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times' crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster, play this week's puzzle with Jonas Singer of Washington, D.C.

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Julia Stiles: Antihero Of The 'Riviera'

NPR | Sept. 15, 2017 10:24 a.m.


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TV's Property Brothers Share Their Open Plan For Success In 'It Takes Two'

NPR | Sept. 15, 2017 7 a.m.

Drew and Jonathan Scott trade chapters, attempting to capture their on-camera rivalry. NPR's Linda Holmes says, "They're dunking on each other, but with Nerf balls. And a plastic hoop. At eye level."

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Pimps, Porn And Prostitution: Dissecting 'The Deuce'

NPR | Sept. 15, 2017 3 a.m.

The gang tackles David Simon's new HBO drama about the rise of the adult-film industry in New York's Times Square. And, as always, What's Making Us Happy this week.

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Picking Pop Culture's People We're Pulling For

NPR | Sept. 14, 2017 10:26 a.m.

A comedian, a TV mogul, a wonderfully eccentric author and a deeply dry character actor all get Pop Culture Happy Hour's stamp of approval.

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New Season Of 'Outlander' Is So Much More Than A Hunky Face (And Rock-Hard Abs)

NPR | Sept. 14, 2017 10:25 a.m.

On the eve of Outlander's third season, Pop Culture Happy Hour has thoughts on the Starz drama and its depictions of sex, intimacy and time travel.