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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Creed,' Crying And Other Visceral Reactions

On this week's show: Creed, crying, cringing, eyeball horror, and what's making us happy this week.

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When Everything's Gory, What's Scary?

As Halloween approaches, Pop Culture Happy Hour visits All Things Considered for a talk with hosts Ari Shapiro and Audie Cornish about scary things.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour Small Batch: Fantastic Four

Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek discuss the latest attempt to turn the Marvel Comics super-team into a blockbuster film franchise.

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