This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and Audie Cornish talk about the film Whiplash, which Audie nicknamed "Dude Black Swan." Then they'll discuss pop culture carbon dating--why do some pop culture artifacts feel timeless while others feel dated in a matter of years? All that plus What's Making Us Happy this week. Topics covered: Whiplash, J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller, Buddy Rich, sports movies, jazz, Bobby Knight, Smash Mouth, Shrek, Looney Tunes, The Muppet Show, Before Midnight, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, The Sure Thing, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Phil Hartman, Morgan Fairchild, James Brolin, The Normal Heart, Angels in America, Larry Kramer, Notorious B.I.G, Ready to Die, The Breakfast Club, The Sopranos, Purple Rain, Prince, XTC, The Mayor of Simpleton, Bon Iver, Bruce Hornsby, Paul Reubens, Assassins Creed Black Flag, Shadow of Mordor, Starred Up. Pop Culture Happy Hour Live at the Sixth & I Date: Tuesday, December 9th Time: 7pm Location: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Tickets go on sale Wednesday, October 29th at 12pm EST. You can buy tickets at