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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Ghostbusters' And 'Mr. Robot'

Friday, July 22, 2016

On this week's show, we bust some ghosts — well, we don't, but we watch those who do — and we address the beginning of the second season of USA's Emmy-nominated conspiracy thriller.

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Remembering Garry Marshall, For Whom We Stayed Up Past 8 O'Clock

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Garry Marshall was the creator of Happy Days and the director of Pretty Woman and The Flamingo Kid. We look at his long career as a producer, director, writer and actor.

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Despite Controversy, 'Ghostbusters' Opens With $46 Million

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

After considerable online hubbub about its all-female leading cast, the reboot of Ghostbusters brought in $46 million in its opening weekend.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Spielberg, 'BFG,' And 'The Great British Baking Show'

Friday, July 08, 2016

We talk about The BFG, the state of Spielbergiana, and the joys and cakes and custards of The Great British Baking Show. All that, plus what's making us happy this week.

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About Face: On Beauty, Characters And Threading The Needle

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The looks and faces of actresses provide endless fodder for debate and fascination. But some care is called for in where we take these arguments.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: On Sequels And Skipping 'Independence Day'

Friday, July 01, 2016

We thought we were going to see Independence Day: Resurgence. In this episode, we dive into why most of us didn't and we take a raucous quiz on sequel titles.

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The Bun Also Rises: Why We Love 'The Great British Baking Show'

Friday, July 01, 2016

The rare competitive reality show with a gentle heart and a sense of nuance returns to American television Friday night on PBS.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Finding Dory' And Great Voice Acting

Friday, June 24, 2016

This week's show finds us swimming around in Pixar's latest, and then we talk about the finer points of the voice acting we love the most. Plus: what's making us happy this week.

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Bill Simmons Brings Angry Ben Affleck To His Big Night On HBO

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Bill Simmons debuted his new HBO show Any Given Wednesday with a few very strong feelings from Ben Affleck about Tom Brady.

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HBO's 'Suited' And The Search For The Perfect Fit

Monday, June 20, 2016

A new documentary follows the clients of a custom suiting shop that works with clients who are transgender or gender-nonconforming.

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Lifetime's TV Movie Remake Is One Bad 'Mother May I Sleep With Danger'

Friday, June 17, 2016

In which we answer the question posed in the title of this self-consciously weird remake of a 1996 TV movie with a question of our own: why?

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Remake Or Not, 'Uncle Buck' Is Your Usual Goofy TV Relative

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

ABC continues its single-camera family comedy brand with a remake of the 1989 comedy that starred John Candy.

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'O.J.: Made In America' Is About America, Not O.J.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The five-part, 7 1/2-hour documentary series O.J.: Made in America presents an expansive, meticulously constructed examination of the O.J. Simpson trial as an enduring, vexing cultural milestone.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour, Small Batch Edition: Slate's Black Film Canon

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

We talk to Slate's Aisha Harris, the co-author of the publication's Black Film Canon. She tells us some of her favorites on the list, why make a canon at all, and including genre films with high art.

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'Angie Tribeca,' Comedy Backscratcher, Returns For New Adventures

Monday, June 06, 2016

The TBS slapstick cop comedy is back for a second season, and it's just as ridiculous and fast-paced as it's been all along.

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How John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' Is Using Stunts To Tell Stories

Monday, June 06, 2016

HBO's Last Week Tonight ended with a surprising display of how, as they put it, "any idiot" can buy and sell other people's debts.

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'UnREAL' Returns With Three Little Words And No Apologies

Monday, June 06, 2016

Lifetime's UnREAL brings its fictional reality-show producers back for another season of take-no-prisoners television.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'X-Men' And Supervillains

Friday, June 03, 2016

This week's show takes us back to a franchise we've neglected and into the heart of villainy. And as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.

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'Maya And Marty': NBC Tries A Lukewarm Summer 'SNL' In Prime Time

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

What could have been a true variety show collapsed into a halfhearted version of late-night comedy where the bright spots only accentuated the weak ones.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live At The Vulture Festival

Friday, May 27, 2016

Audie Cornish joins us this week for a chat about the things we pick over endlessly and the sometimes unsatisfying intersection of politics and pop culture.

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