Stephen Thompson Stephen Thompson is an editor and reviewer for NPR Music, where he writes the advice column The Good Listener and fusses over comma placement. He is also a frequent panelist on All Songs Considered, and appears every week on Pop Culture Happy Hour.
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Pop Culture Happy Hour: In Conversation With Fred Armisen And 'Welcome To Night Vale'

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If you rooted for Washington's NFL team because of Robert Griffin III, you'll almost certainly root for a new team this fall. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images hide caption

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The Giant Foam Finger: How Do You Choose Your Favorite Team?

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01Just Like a Woman

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Calvary

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Pop Culture Happy Hour Small Batch: Frank Sinatra At 100

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Russell Martin of the Toronto Blue Jays chose the Nicki Minaj song "Truffle Butter" for his walk-up music. Jason Miller and Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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The Giant Foam Finger: What's Your Walk-Up Music?

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