Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Tragic Nerd Trapped Between Beauties

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I'm not going to explain the episode title, because I don't want you to know I'm the nerd. Wait, that was a spoiler.

We started off this week's podcast with a quick look at April Fool's Day, which we do not like. (Sorry if that's also a spoiler.)

Trey does give credit to a very interesting web site that someone went to a great deal of trouble to create confusion, in fairness.

We talk about archetypes, inspired by the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, that we want to see next. (Stephen has nebbishy dudes on his radar — he mentions this poster — while I'm interested in everything that Kevin Costner is doing these days.)

We also take a shot at genres we find ourselves drawn to (and yes, I say "genre" a few times, so if you have that as part of your PCHH drinking game, be prepared). Fortunately, this gives you an opportunity to hear Stephen's Donald Trump impression again. You will also get to hear Glen's classic nerd voice, and there's no wrong time for that.

And naturally, there's What's Making Us Happy This Week, and if you want to find the one that I mentioned that hadn't quite gotten underway as of the time of taping but is entirely deserving now that it's up, you'll find it here. A (truly wonderful) album Stephen references that you might want to have a look at can be found here. What Glen talks about is here.

Oh — and the little search I mention at the very end of the show, you can find here.

This is, I will warn you, one of our punchiest, giggliest, nuttiest episodes, for reasons that are not entirely clear. So get ready for that.

As always, you can follow us on Twitter — follow me, Stephen, Glen, Trey and Mike.



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