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Oscars Preview: We Talk Who Will, Who Should And Who Won't Win

Where will you find rock bands going up against jazz pianists, superheroes, and scheming women in beautiful dresses? At this year's Oscars. We're going to talk actors, directors, and much more. We'll also make some predictions, so we might help you win your Oscars pool.

Oscars Preview: We Talk Who Will, Who Should And Who Won't Win

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Brittany Luse, Eric Eddings, Glen Weldon, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson at the Bell House in Brooklyn on January 12, 2019. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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A Pop Culture Quiz

Pop Culture Happy Hour is in its ninth year, so Linda decided to write a quiz about the ninth seasons of television shows. Stephen and Glen faced off against one of our favorite podcast teams, Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings of The Nod. This episode was recorded live at the Bell House in Brooklyn.

A Pop Culture Quiz

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary RGB. Magnolia Pictures/CNN Films hide caption

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The Documentary And Foreign-Language Oscar Noms: How To Watch, And What You Need To Know

We're diving into the Oscar-nominated documentaries and foreign language films. We'll tell you which ones to watch and where to find them, which might make you the star of your Oscar party.

The Documentary And Foreign-Language Oscar Noms: How To Watch, And What You Need To Know

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The 2019 Grammys Were Better Than We Expected

This year's awards were a big night for Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves. It was also a night of strong performances from artists like Janelle Monae and Cardi B. And don't forget Diana Ross, who wished herself a happy birthday a month and a half early.

The 2019 Grammys Were Better Than We Expected

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In The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Batman (Will Arnett) and Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks) team up to fight a new enemy. Warner Bros. hide caption

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'The Lego Movie 2': Once More Unto The Brick

The Lego Movie was a surprise commercial and critical hit. It starred Chris Pratt as an every-man construction worker named Emmet and Elizabeth Banks as a rugged bad ass called Wyldstyle. Together, they saved the Lego world. Now, five years later, Emmet is back — and so is the fusillade of cameos, both surprising and not so surprising — to take on a new threat to the extruded plastic world.

'The Lego Movie 2': Once More Unto The Brick

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Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during the Super Bowl Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2019 Super Bowl

Another year, another Patriots Super Bowl win. But was it a high scoring game? It was not. In fact, no one had even scored a touchdown when Maroon 5 came out to headline the halftime show. We recap the game, the halftime show, and the commercials.

The 2019 Super Bowl

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Gwilym Lee (as Brian May) and Rami Malek (as Freddie Mercury) star in Bohemian Rhapsody, which is nominated for best picture at the 91st Academy Awards. Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'Bohemian Rhapsody,' 'Vice' and 'Green Book' Are Best Picture Nominees — Why?

What do Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice, and Green Book have in common? Two things: one, they're nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars; and two, they're based on events in the lives of real people. Today, awards season leads us to a wide-reaching conversation on some very different movies.

'Bohemian Rhapsody,' 'Vice' and 'Green Book' Are Best Picture Nominees — Why?

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Netflix's Tidying Up With Marie Kondo is a different kind of cleaning show — one that prioritizes self-care. Netflix hide caption

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'Tidying Up With Marie Kondo' Is A Spark Of Joy

If you've noticed your friends have been a little more "tidy" than usual, or your thrift store a bit better stocked, it might be because of Netflix. The streaming series Tidying Up With Marie Kondo has spurred an organizational renaissance. Or at least a conversation about one.

'Tidying Up With Marie Kondo' Is A Spark Of Joy

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Roma got a ton of nominations at this year's Academy Awards, and it more than warrants the praise. Carlos Somonte/Netflix hide caption

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'Roma' Deserves Its Oscar Buzz

Alfonso Cuarón directed the award-winning film Gravity in 2013, and won an Oscar for it. Now he's back with a movie that's equally ambitious, and much more personal. Roma is inspired by Alfonso Cuarón's childhood, and the movie tells the story of Cleo, a nanny and housekeeper in 1970's Mexico City.

'Roma' Deserves Its Oscar Buzz

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Glen Weldon, Linda Holmes, and Stephen Thompson took to Brooklyn's The Bell House on January 12th, 2019 for the Brooklyn Podcast Festival. Mike Katzif /NPR hide caption

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We Get It Now

Despite how firm our opinions often seem when we first declare them, there have been times when they've changed. During our recent live show at the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, we took a moment to talk about some things we have different feelings on now then we once did.

We Get It Now

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