Pop Culture Happy Hour Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Pop-Culture News And Analysis From NPR

Emma Thompson plays the fictional talk show host Katherine Newbury in Late Night. Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios hide caption

toggle caption
Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios

Olivia Wilde attends the LA Special Screening Booksmart at Ace Hotel on May 13, 2019. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Tony winner Ali Stroker performs "I Can't Say No" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions hide caption

toggle caption
Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions

The 2019 Tony Awards

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/731142703/731195757" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the creator and star of Fleabag, now streaming on Amazon. Amazon hide caption

toggle caption
Amazon

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman. Gavin Bond/Paramount Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Gavin Bond/Paramount Pictures

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play Molly and Amy in Olivia Wilde's directorial feature debute Booksmart. Annapurna Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Annapurna Pictures

Dancing on the Escalator of Life (on the head of pin): The demon Crowley (David Tennant) and the angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) conspire to stave off the end of the world in Good Omens. Amazon Prime hide caption

toggle caption
Amazon Prime

Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in the Broadway production of Be More Chill. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill hide caption

toggle caption
Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill

Our Great Big Theater Roundup

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727529195/727538959" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Aladdin (Mena Massoud) and Genie (Will Smith) in Disney's live-action Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie. Daniel Smith/Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

toggle caption
Daniel Smith/Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei starred as Archie and Edith Bunker in ABC's re-creation of All in the Family and The Jeffersons, a live event staged in front of a studio audience and broadcast in TV's prime time. Eric McCandless/ABC hide caption

toggle caption
Eric McCandless/ABC

(Clockwise from top left) Toy Story 4, Aladdin, The Kitchen, Dark Phoenix, Men In Black: International, Late Night. Disney/Pixar, Daniel Smith/Walt Disney Studios, Alison Cohen Rosa/Warner Bros. Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures, Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios hide caption

toggle caption
Disney/Pixar, Daniel Smith/Walt Disney Studios, Alison Cohen Rosa/Warner Bros. Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures, Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios

Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the series finale of Game of Thrones. HBO hide caption

toggle caption
HBO

'Game Of Thrones' Comes To An End

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/724903247/724923345" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Keanu Reeves returns as John Wick in John Wick: Chapter 3--Parabellum. Summit Entertainment hide caption

toggle caption
Summit Entertainment

John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/724018702/724037283" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Ryan Reynolds is the voice of Detective Pikachu. Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Bros hide caption

toggle caption
Warner Bros. Pictures/Warner Bros