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NPR's 'Pop Culture Happy Hour' Takes Brooklyn


Limited Press Seats Available To Sold-Out Event; Please Contact NPR Media Relations To Reserve

July 28, 2014; Washington, D.C. – Deuces, D.C. NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour team squeezes in a late summer vacation next month, taking a break from its signature martini for a sip of the big appletini. On August 19 at 7:30PM ET, Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon will tape an episode of their weekly podcast at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Fans not attending the already sold-out event can hear the live show in two upcoming episodes of the podcast, available on August 29th and September 5th at and as a podcast.

Event Details

NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour Live In New York – SOLD OUT

Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time: Doors open at 6:30PM (ET) / Show at 7:30PM (ET)
Location: The Bell House 149 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Get there: F, G or R Trains: 9th Street & 4th Avenue stop
To Attend: Tickets for this event are no longer available.

At this special event, the fun-loving and always sentimental trio will have it out over the best and worst of pop culture with three New Yorkers. The crew reunites (and it feels so good) with Pop Culture Happy Hour founding producer and now WNYC Soundcheck digital producer Mike Katzif. Also joining the roundtable are Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton, host and house musician for NPR's and WNYC's Ask Me Another – which has been a staple at The Bell House since 2012. The public is invited to attend as these public radio ruffians digest, analyze and riff on everything from movies, TV, books and music to theater, comics, video games and more in a city that lays claim to some of the biggest names in pop culture. The event also includes a meet and greet with the Pop Culture Happy Hour mainstays – Holmes, Thompson and Weldon – following the show.

Pop Culture Happy Hour's New York trip marks the show's debut in the city and their first public taping outside the nation's capital. The show has recorded more than 200 episodes, presented three sold-out live shows in Washington, D.C., that drew fans from as far as Canada, and last week taped at Comic-Con International in San Diego with Maggie Thompson, the longtime editor of Comics Buyer's Guide and mother to NPR's own Thompson.


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