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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06Me & Magdalena

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    Me & Magdalena
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    Good Times!
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    The Monkees
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    2016

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All Songs +1: This Week's Number One Song

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview

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Pop Culture Happy Hour Small Batch: Remembering Prince

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Batman V. Superman' And The Objects We Desire

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