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Each week, <em>Pop Culture Happy Hour </em>guests and hosts share what's bringing them joy. This week: <em>Riddle of Fire, The People's Joker, Palm Royale</em> and <em>Alfred Hitchcock Storyboards.</em>

Fans of <em>Hot Ones</em> refer to those celebrities who make it through the sauces without complaint as Spice Lords. This week, Conan O'Brien became a Spice Legend.

O.J. Simpson leaves behind a complicated cultural legacy. Ukraine's parliament has adopted a law to mobilize hundreds of thousands of new soldiers.

Skinny jeans are out and looser pants are in. But it's so much more than that. This is the logic and life cycle behind fashion trends.

The Puerto Rican rapper has risen through the ranks of Latin pop, collaborating with artists like Karol G and Bad Bunny. With her playful, experimental debut <em>Att.</em>, she's poised to be a bigger star.

Saturday Night Live poked fun at NPR's Tiny Desk this weekend, with Bowen Yang playing the part of an aggravated intern who just wants the band to keep it down so he can get back to work.

Each week, <em>Pop Culture Happy Hour </em>guests and hosts share what's bringing them joy. This week: The books <em>Collecting the Simpsons </em>and <em>The Angel of Indian Lake</em>, and the third season of <em>Is It Cake?</em>

Monopoly is one of the best-selling board games in history. It was invented by a woman, who for a long time didn't get credit for her idea. What else is hidden in the game's history? Find out here.

Kevin Hart received the 25th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center Sunday night. Fellow comedians Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and Chelsea Handler were there to roast him.

Each week, <em>Pop Culture Happy Hour </em>guests and hosts share what's bringing them joy. This week: the 1980s movie <em>Miami Connection, a</em>nd the podcasts <em>Blank Check </em>and <em>Depresh Mode.</em>

The multiple Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter discusses C<em>owboy Carter </em>and the moment that inspired her to delve into country music. Beyoncé's eighth studio album was released Friday.

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Critics review the latest film releases: “Civil War,” “In Flames,” “Sting,” and “Sasquatch Sunset.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Francis Ford Coppola is having a tough time securing distribution for his expensive self-financed passion project, “Megalopolis.” Why aren’t studio execs biting?

from The Business

Whether baked, broiled, barbecued, roasted, broasted or fried, there's a reason people the world over love eating chicken.

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Sure, you know almonds. But do you know green almonds?

Green almonds are in season at the farmers market

Sure, you know almonds. But do you know green almonds?

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison knows where you should eat on your way to Coachella.

Heading to Coachella? You're going to want to eat at La Copine

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison knows where you should eat on your way to Coachella.

from Good Food

Journalist, activist, and founder of the blog Gaza Mom, Laila El-Haddad discusses how she keeps the cuisine of Gaza alive as she tries to find solace during Ramadan.

Recipes from Gaza, berry pie, green almonds

Journalist, activist, and founder of the blog Gaza Mom, Laila El-Haddad discusses how she keeps the cuisine of Gaza alive as she tries to find solace during Ramadan.

from Good Food

Even in a place as small as the Gaza Strip, there's plenty of micro-regional variation in the food, says Laila El-Haddad.

How Laila El-Haddad keeps the cuisine of Gaza alive

Even in a place as small as the Gaza Strip, there's plenty of micro-regional variation in the food, says Laila El-Haddad.

from Good Food

Pie judge and cooking instructor Clémence De Lutz tells us how to master berry pies for this year's Pie Contest.

Berry good ideas for making beautiful berry pies

Pie judge and cooking instructor Clémence De Lutz tells us how to master berry pies for this year's Pie Contest.

from Good Food

After struggling with drugs and addiction, Toriano Gordon hit reset and became a chef, opening two vegan barbecue and soul food trucks.

Why a Vegan Mob is the best kind of mob

After struggling with drugs and addiction, Toriano Gordon hit reset and became a chef, opening two vegan barbecue and soul food trucks.

from Good Food

Stand up comedian Mike Birbiglia is used to having total control over his material, so he found it quite disconcerting when documentary filmmaker Eddie Schmidt started following him…

Mike Birbiglia and Eddie Schmidt on building a stand-up special from scratch in ‘Good One: A Show About Jokes’

Stand up comedian Mike Birbiglia is used to having total control over his material, so he found it quite disconcerting when documentary filmmaker Eddie Schmidt started following him…

from The Business

On this episode of the Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer welcomes Maxwell L.

Is an American parliament the answer to our rotting democracy?

On this episode of the Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer welcomes Maxwell L.

from Scheer Intelligence