This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour,we happily welcome back Glen Weldon from his vacation, where he attempted to spend time in Puerto Rico without receiving any sun.
With that out of the way, we talk about Conan's new show and what it means for the future of late-night television, 12:30 shows versus 11:30 show, and the miserably lame format that is ... the topical monologue.
We also discuss a few pop-culture searches we have known — the things we have hunted for, and whether the charm of those things is diminished by our ability to get them whenever we want. This brings us to Nichols and May, Jason Bateman, and Dame Judi Dench (naturally).
Finally, we've got a little time for things that are making us happy this week, and it turns out that one of the extra bonus things making Trey happy this week is a situation in which I made a colossal fool out of myself, which is fine, and I don't mind, because I would argue that I was merely working from a far more evolved understanding of Harriet Carter catalogs. You kind of have to be there.
And be there you should, for another week at the roundtable with me, Stephen, Trey, and Glen.