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Aisha Harris

Host, Pop Culture Happy Hour

Aisha Harris is a host of Pop Culture Happy Hour.

From 2012 to 2018, Harris covered culture for Slate Magazine as a staff writer, editor and the host of the film and TV podcast Represent, where she wrote about everything from the history of self-care to Dolly Parton's (formerly Dixie) Stampede and interviewed creators like Barry Jenkins and Greta Gerwig. She joined The New York Times in 2018 as the assistant TV editor on the Culture Desk, producing a variety of pieces, including a feature Q&A with the Exonerated Five and a deep dive into the emotional climax of the Pixar movie Coco. And in 2019, she moved to the Opinion Desk in the role of culture editor, where she wrote or edited a variety of pieces at the intersection of the arts, society and politics.

Born and raised in Connecticut, she earned her bachelor's degree in theatre from Northwestern University and her master's degree in cinema studies from New York University.

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After 22 years off the air and locked in the Warner water tower, Dot, Yakko and Wakko, return for more wild antics and meta references! Courtesy Amblin Television/Warner Bros. Animation/Hulu hide caption

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Chris Rock plays Loy Cannon, a crime boss in Kansas City in the 1950s in the fourth year of Fargo. Elizabeth Morris/FX hide caption

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Brendan Hunt as Coach Beard and Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso in the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso. Apple TV+ hide caption

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Jim Carrey as Joe Biden and Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Ariana Grande released Positions on Friday. This is the singer's sixth album. Republic Records hide caption

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Ariana Grande Returns With 'Positions'

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Anne Hathaway plays the Grand High Witch in the new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Daniel Smith/Warner / HBO hide caption

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Bad Hair stars Elle Lorraine as Anna, an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. Tobin Yellan/Hulu hide caption

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Lily James plays Mrs. de Winter, and Armie Hammer plays Maxim de Winter in the new Netflix version of Rebecca. Kerry Brown/Netflix hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour Goes Daily

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