Glen WeldonGlen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.
The view from the cheap seats (L to R): Molly (Allegra Acosta), Gert (Ariela Barer), Nico (Lyrica Okano), Alex (Rhenzy Feliz), Chase (Gregg Sulkin) and Karolina (Virginia Gardner) in Runaways.
The Search is Over, The Party's Just Begun: Dory (Alia Shawkat), Drew (John Reynolds), Portia (Meredith Hagner) and Elliott (John Early) go shopping for human empathy in the TBS series Search Party.
The Phantom Minas?: Amazon announced it will bring a Lord of the Rings prequel to television. (Elijah Wood in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring)
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Comedian/producer Louis C.K., speaking in August at Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. He admitted this week to sexual misconduct.
It's Dead ... Wrapped (Up) in Hardcover: A new book provides the narrative closure that this summer's Twin Peaks: The Return (starring Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern and David Lynch) eschewed.