The Deuce and What's Making Us Happy 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. Guests: Weekend Edition Books Editor Barrie Hardymon and Writer Katie Presley.
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The Deuce and What's Making Us Happy

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The Deuce and What's Making Us Happy

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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. Guests: Weekend Edition Books Editor Barrie Hardymon and Writer Katie Presley.

The Deuce takes place in 1970s New York, as pornography is becoming legal. (Pictured: Pernell Walker, James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.) Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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The Deuce takes place in 1970s New York, as pornography is becoming legal. (Pictured: Pernell Walker, James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.)

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