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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and What's Making Us Happy

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and What's Making Us Happy

The gang takes a look at Amy Sherman-Palladino's award-winning comedy, starring Rachel Brosnahan as a '50s housewife-turned-comedian. And, as always, What's Making Us Happy this week. Guests: Writer Katie Presley and Weekend Edition Books Editor Barrie Hardymon.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and What's Making Us Happy

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The Florida Project and Remembering Dolores O'Riordan

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The Florida Project and Remembering Dolores O'Riordan

The panel talks about the Florida Project, Sean Baker's small-scale but memorable film set at a motel near Disney World. Then, we take a moment to remember Dolores O'Riodan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, who died suddenly at age 46. Guest: Code Switch's Gene Demby.

The Florida Project and Remembering Dolores O'Riordan

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I, Tonya and What's Making Us Happy

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I, Tonya and What's Making Us Happy

This week's show takes a look at an emerging awards contender in the acting categories: I, Tonya, the semi-mockumentary retelling of the life of Tonya Harding, controversial figure skater. Guest: Librarian Margaret H. Willison.

I, Tonya and What's Making Us Happy

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The Golden Globe Awards

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The Golden Globe Awards

Recent stories of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood inspired black dresses and unexpected guests at the Golden Globes. Plus, Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and she spent nearly all her time talking about the long struggle for justice for women. In the actual awards races, Three Billboards, Ladybird, and Amazon scored.

The Golden Globe Awards

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Pop Culture Resolutions and Predictions, Plus What's Making Us Happy

Code Switch's Kat Chow joins the panel as they say goodbye to 2017 by revisiting their resolutions and predictions from last year and making new ones for 2018.

Pop Culture Resolutions and Predictions, Plus What's Making Us Happy

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John Cho

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John Cho

Host Linda Holmes talks with actor John Cho (Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, Star Trek) about why he misses doing broad comedies, his decision to join The Exorcist, what it's like being the subject of internet fandom, and his new film Columbus.

John Cho

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Black Mirror and What's Making Us Happy

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Black Mirror and What's Making Us Happy

The panel chats about Black Mirror, Netflix's sci-fi anthology series. The fourth season premiers today. Guests: film and theater critic Chris Klimek and Brittany Luse, co-host of The Nod.

Black Mirror and What's Making Us Happy

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Our 15 Favorites Of 2017

The panel runs down their 15 favorite TV shows, movies, books, video games, and trends of 2017.

Our 15 Favorites Of 2017

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The Post and What's Making Us Happy

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The Post and What's Making Us Happy

The panel chats about the Post, Steven Spielberg's latest film which follows the Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers. The movie stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. Guest: All Things Considered Film Critic Bob Mondello.

The Post and What's Making Us Happy

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Our Hanukkah Special
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Our Hanukkah Special

While you may have wrapped up your Hanukkah celebrations, we wanted to share a conversation about the role that Hanukkah plays for kids and adults, and some of the pop culture that surrounds it. Guests: Weekend Edition Editor Barrie Hardymon and KJZZ Senior Producer Sarah Ventre.

Our Hanukkah Special

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