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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

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Listen to a collection of audio segments and stories related to the 2012 Academy Awards.

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English


Episodes

Small Batch: The 2015 Oscars

2/23/2015
In this small batch edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson wrap up the The 87th Annual Academy Awards.

Duration:00:08:29

Oscars Get Political, As Acceptance Speeches Wade Into Social Issues

2/23/2015
At the Academy Awards, many of the big winners were expected — but the ceremony drew energy from their speeches, which addressed a gamut of issues, from equal pay for women to immigration.

Duration:00:07:03

'Birdman,' Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne Win Biz Oscar Prizes

2/23/2015
Birdman was named best picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor in The Theory of Everything.

Duration:00:07:15

The 2015 Oscars Omnibus

2/20/2015
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the anual Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Birdman, Boyhood, or another film take home an Academy Award for best picture? All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

Duration:00:48:47

02-20-2015- Morning Report- Who are you wearing, and how much did they pay

2/20/2015
Airing on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: As part of its wage initiative, Wal-Mart is giving more of its workers fixed schedules. Having a fixed schedule, rather than being on call, has many advantages for low-wage workers. Like, you can schedule a second job. Plus, with the Oscars coming up this weekend, we take a look at the economy of the red carpet.

Duration:00:06:42

We Interrupt Our Regularly Scheduled Program To Bring You This Message

2/19/2015
Unfortunatley the Oscars Omnibus will arrive late in your podcast feeds. Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson explain why.

Duration:00:02:08

The Oscar Nominees Are In; The Shanghai DVD Sellers Are Stocking Up

2/3/2015
The Academy Awards are coming this month and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than the U.S. As long as you don't mind the pirated version.

Duration:00:04:02

Jane The Virgin, The Boy Next Door, And Erotic Thrillers

1/30/2015
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Barrie Hardymon discuss Jane The Virgin. Then they'll talk about The Boy Next Door and other erotic thrillers. All that, plus What's Making Us Happy.**Pop Culture Happy LIVE: The Oscars Omnibus Featuring Bob Mondello**When: Tuesday February 17th, 2015 at 7:00pmWhere: Studio 1, NPR Headquarters, 1111 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002Tickets go on sale February 3rd at 12PM ET at...

Duration:00:43:13

Actress Luise Rainer Made Hollywood History — Then Walked Away

12/30/2014
Luise Rainer was the first person to win back-to-back Academy Awards (in 1936 for The Great Ziegfield and 1937 for The Good Earth). Ranier died Monday at her home in London. She was 104 years old.

Duration:00:02:34

Danny Aiello: "I Only Know Who I Am When I'm Somebody Else"

10/13/2014
Actor Danny Aiello has appeared in more than 85 films, including “Moonstruck” and “Godfather II.” He received an Academy Award nomination for his role as the embattled pizzeria owner Sal in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing.” But Aiello never had any formal acting training. In a new memoir, Aiello says he has always felt like an outsider in Hollywood. Born in the 1930s, Aiello grew up one of seven children in the tenements of New York City and worked as a shoeshine boy and pool hustler....

Duration:00:51:26

Legendary Actor Lord Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

8/25/2014
Lord Richard Attenborough, the acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director died Sunday. He forged a lengthy acting career. As a director, he was known for Gandhi, for which he won two Academy Awards.

Duration:00:04:02

Hollywood, Broadway Icon Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

8/13/2014
Award-winning actress Lauren Bacall was Humphrey Bogart's partner on and off the screen. She was nominated for an Academy Award, won two Tony Awards and received an honorary Oscar in 2009.

Duration:00:03:51

Former Burmese movie star finds leading role as activist

5/19/2014
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Finally tonight: one mans story of transformation. It comes from Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, where, until recently, a military government denied political freedoms and kept it closed from the outside world. Jeffrey Brown traveled there recently. Heres the last of his reports. RELATED LINKSInside Myanmar’s transition from isolation to openness Will development overshadow Myanmar’s rich cultural history? Is culture at risk in...

Duration:00:04:57

Oscars Recap, RuPaul's Drag Race, and What To Do When You're Stuck at Home

3/7/2014
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham, and Glen Weldon talk about the campy reality show RuPaul's Drag Race. They'll address everything from the meaning of glamour to the age politics amongst drag queens. Then they'll suggest some things to do when you're stuck at home, from picking up a new hobby like knitting to catching up on Veronica Mars. They'll also briefly weigh in the Oscars. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

WSJ's The News Hub, A.M. Edition, March 3, 2014

3/3/2014
Stocks fall on Ukraine unrest, Who were the big winners at the Academy Awards?

Duration:00:11:00

Academy Awards Recap

3/3/2014
Christopher Farley joins The WSJ This Morning with a recap of the Academy Awards.

Duration:00:06:36

Filmweek (02/28/14): AirTalk’s annual Academy Awards preview

3/1/2014
Larry Mantle and the KPCC film critics tell you how and why to mark your viewing-party ballots for awards-worthy films.

Duration:01:14:26

The Human Moments We Miss, Backstage At The Oscars

3/1/2014
He was there when Jennifer Lawrence stumbled. He received life-changing advice from Philip Seymour Hoffman. Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznican shares stories from the Academy Awards.

Duration:00:06:59

The Oscars Omnibus

2/28/2014
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, and Bob Mondello sit down for the Oscars Omnibus. They'll talk about the nine best picture nominations--will Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, or another film take home an Academy Award for best picture? They'll also check in on some of the other races. All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week.

Duration:00:50:26

Oscar Winners

2/27/2014
No cutoff music here: take your time while you identify fictional and factual "Oscars" based on the speeches they might give if they won Academy Awards.

Duration:00:06:10