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: Stephen Colbert's Return And Great Talk-Show Guests

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The Giant Foam Finger: If Serena Williams Loses, Is It Still The U.S. Open?

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Labor Pains And Inspirations

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Mr. Robot' And Title Sequences

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Small Batch: The VMAs, From Speeches To Singing To Squads

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The Giant Foam Finger: Is Winning Everything?

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MC Ren (Aldis Hodge), DJ Yella (Neil Brown Jr.), Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.) and Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins) form N.W.A in Straight Outta Compton. Jaimie Trueblood/Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Straight Outta Compton' And Too Much TV

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Kacey Musgraves: Tiny Desk Concert

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