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The Good Listener: Loved By Millions, Hated By You - What To Do?

The Good Listener: Loved By Millions, Hated By You - What To Do?
npr.org — We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and amid the holiday cards that bounced back because our friends never gave us a forwarding address is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives - and, this week, how to deal with classic albums that do nothing for us.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Bucket Lists And Summertime, Live In D.C.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Bucket Lists And Summertime, Live In D.C.
npr.org — In honor of our 200th episode, we asked our dear pal - Ask Me Another puzzlemaster Art Chung, to whom we are resoundingly grateful - to whip up a quiz that we could pass out to the audience before the show. Here's his handiwork: 1) What children's book character lives in The Hundred Acre Wood?

Alabama Shakes, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

Alabama Shakes, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012
npr.org — A staple of "Bands To Watch" lists far and wide, Alabama Shakes sure didn't shrink under the open Texas skies during NPR Music's 2012 SXSW showcase at Stubb's on Wednesday night.

Songs We Love: The Lone Bellow, 'Then Came The Morning'

Songs We Love: The Lone Bellow, 'Then Came The Morning'
npr.org — Brooklyn's The Lone Bellow seemed to arrive fully formed: Its self-titled 2013 debut came stuffed with intricately assembled bundles of crowd-pleasing folk-pop, each more dramatic and infectious than the last. Charismatic, photogenic, endlessly hooky - The Lone Bellow has been the complete package since day one.

First Listen: Seratones, ‘Get Gone’

First Listen: Seratones, ‘Get Gone’
bandwidth.wamu.org — If you were to break apart the ingredients that form the Shreveport, La., band Seratones, many would seem obvious: Singer AJ Haynes got her start training her unamplified voice to hit the rafters of a Baptist church, while other members listened to blues and classic rock.

First Listen: Seratones, 'Get Gone'

First Listen: Seratones, 'Get Gone'
npr.org — If you were to break apart the ingredients that form the Shreveport, La., band Seratones, many would seem obvious: Singer AJ Haynes got her start training her unamplified voice to hit the rafters of a Baptist church, while other members listened to blues and classic rock.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview
wypr.org — Just as the winter holiday season seems to arrive sooner and sooner every year, so goes the season for summer movie blockbusters. When Batman V. Superman came out in late March, it felt like the equivalent of picking out your Halloween costumes at a store that's already hawking tinsel.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview
wfae.org — Just as the winter holiday season seems to arrive sooner and sooner every year, so goes the season for summer movie blockbusters. When Batman V. Superman came out in late March, it felt like the equivalent of picking out your Halloween costumes at a store that's already hawking tinsel.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview
krwg.org — Just as the winter holiday season seems to arrive sooner and sooner every year, so goes the season for summer movie blockbusters. When Batman V. Superman came out in late March, it felt like the equivalent of picking out your Halloween costumes at a store that's already hawking tinsel.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our 2016 Summer Movie Preview
npr.org — Just as the winter holiday season seems to arrive sooner and sooner every year, so goes the season for summer movie blockbusters. When Batman V. Superman came out in late March, it felt like the equivalent of picking out your Halloween costumes at a store that's already hawking tinsel.
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May 02, 2016

Ten years ago yesterday: I start my job at NPR. Tonight: I record the 294th episode of the NPR podcast I make with my dear friends. Not bad.

Apr 30, 2016

I will never get why multiplexes understaff their snack counters. Markup is 8000 percent, and half the time, I give up and leave the line.

Apr 29, 2016

RT @mountain_goats: IT IS NOT A PRIZE IF I CAN'T HOLD IT IN MY HAND. THIS BETRAYAL STINGS LIKE DEATH twitter.com/jeffersonroot/…

Apr 29, 2016

Refused to listen to #PCHH on @nprone yesterday? This week's show is live everywhere! Silicon Valley! Bob's Burgers! npr.org/sections/monke…

Apr 28, 2016

Just a reminder that this week's #PCHH (Silicon Valley! Bob's Burgers interview!) is up NOW at the amazing @nprone: tinyurl.com/j2kxzhh

Apr 28, 2016

Next January, at the White House Briefing Room he's built out of pillows, John Kasich will choose a cabinet from among his stuffed animals.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @pchh: Our latest ep. is in @nprone: A chat with the creator of @BobsBurgersFOX! @knottyyarn on Silicon Valley! LIBRARIES! tinyurl.com/j2kxzhhitJz9S765

Apr 27, 2016

RT @nprmonkeysee: There is a LOT of laughing on this week's @pchh, in which @knottyyarn joins us to talk SILICON VALLEY and @idislikestephen brings a treat.


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