Glen Weldon Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He reviews books, movies, comics, and more for the NPR Arts Desk.
Glen Weldon at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., March 19, 2019. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Quoth the Three-Eyed Raven, "Nevermind": In Game of Throne's Season 7 finale, "The Dragon and the Wolf," Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) doesn't flake. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Finale: 'We've Been Here For Some Time'

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Left to right: Michelle Yeoh in Star Trek: Discovery; Nathalie Kelley and Grant Show in Dynasty; Iain Armitage in Young Sheldon; and Adam Scott and Craig Robinson in Ghosted. CBS/CW/CBS/Fox hide caption

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NPR's Fall TV Preview: 11 New Shows To Watch Out For

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When The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz) attaches himself to Arthur (Griffin Newman), no tweezers in the world can separate them. Jessica Miglio/Amazon hide caption

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He's Big, He's Blue, And Now, He's Bingeable: 'The Tick' Returns

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The Khyber crystal in Kylo Ren's lightsaber is cracked, see, which is why its plasma blade is unstable and naw I'm yankin' ya it's just Beric Dondarrion (Richard Dormer). HBO hide caption

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Solar eclipses like this one have inspired filmmakers as far back as 1907. R. Baer, S. Kovac/AP hide caption

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In Movies, A Solar Eclipse Means Change Is Coming

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Look At Literary Adaptations

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Sisters Are Doing It For Themselfies: Molly (Yvonne Orji), Issa (Issa Rae), Tiffany (Amanda Seales) and Kelli (Natasha Rothwell) in HBO's Insecure. Lisa Rose/HBO hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Insecure,' Season 2

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"Love the dress." "Thanks. Yours too." "Oh, this old thing? I just threw it on." Varys (Conleth Hill) and Melisandre (Carice van Houten) in "The Queen's Justice." HBO hide caption

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Dane DeHaan stars as Major Valerian in Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Vikram Gounassegarin /STX Entertainment hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

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