Listen: "David Byrne's American Utopia" Featured on NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour"

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Spike Lee's film of David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway, now streaming on HBO Max, is the subject of today's NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, which you can hear here. “Spoiler alert: we all love this thing," says Glen Weldon. "This thing is a balm for my withered soul. I think it's the balm for humanity's soul." Soraya Nadia McDonald concurs: "Part of what Spike gets at really well is just the joy that is so absolutely present in this show and that makes it so addictive. Certainly that was the thing after I saw it, I kept listening to the Broadway cast recording on repeat afterward."

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Spike Lee's film of David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway, now streaming on HBO Max, is the subject of today's NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, which you can hear below.

“Spoiler alert: we all love this thing," says PCHH co-host Glen Weldon. "This thing is a balm for my withered soul. I think it's the balm for humanity's soul."

Soraya Nadia McDonald concurs: "Part of what Spike gets at really well is just the joy that is so absolutely present in this show and that makes it so addictive. Certainly that was the thing after I saw it, I kept listening to the Broadway cast recording on repeat afterward. I think of myself as a very reasonable person, but if David Byrne decided to start a cult, I would probably join it."

Cult or no, you an listen to the cast recording on repeat here.

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  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Listen: "David Byrne's American Utopia" Featured on NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour"

    Spike Lee's film of David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway, now streaming on HBO Max, is the subject of today's NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, which you can hear below.

    “Spoiler alert: we all love this thing," says PCHH co-host Glen Weldon. "This thing is a balm for my withered soul. I think it's the balm for humanity's soul."

    Soraya Nadia McDonald concurs: "Part of what Spike gets at really well is just the joy that is so absolutely present in this show and that makes it so addictive. Certainly that was the thing after I saw it, I kept listening to the Broadway cast recording on repeat afterward. I think of myself as a very reasonable person, but if David Byrne decided to start a cult, I would probably join it."

    Cult or no, you an listen to the cast recording on repeat here.

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