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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Ryan Lochte And The Easy Life Of The Professional Public Dummy

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Ryan Lochte has a new reality show in which he embraces the role of the public dummy. Given the fact that he has 11 Olympic medals, does this mean being a public hero has become too much of a drag?

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Watch These Coachella Attendees Enthuse Over Made-Up Bands

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel Live asked Coachella attendees what they think of fake bands like "The Chelsea Clintons."

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Entirely Real Photos: In Which Katy Perry Seems Bored By Smurfette

Monday, April 22, 2013

The stars of the upcoming Smurfs sequel pose next to a fake blue Eiffel Tower in Cancun. Really.

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Agony, Ecstasy, Irony: The Fight For The Soul Of College A Cappella

Monday, April 22, 2013

At the real-life competition dramatized in Pitch Perfect, approaches to a subculture that's suddenly having its moment vary enormously.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Sense Of Place And A Nostalgic Quiz

Friday, April 19, 2013

On this week's show, the strong sense of place in many parts of pop culture, a nostalgic quiz about the television of the early '90s, and what's making us happy this week.

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Entirely Real Photos: Our Creepy Wax Museum Series Continues With One Direction

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Madame Tussauds in London showed off its new boy band figures this week.

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'Off Pitch': A Show-Choir Story From The American Midwest

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A distasteful reality show about an adult show choir brings regional stereotyping to the Midwest.

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Boston's Art Museums Offer Free Admission To Provide A 'Place Of Respite'

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Two art museums in Boston are offering free admission Tuesday in the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon. They hope that residents will find comfort and community.

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Real TV Listings: In Which People Play Musical Chairs On Television

Monday, April 15, 2013

Tonight's television involves some very OMG murders, as well as the opportunity to sit in a chair on TV.

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Superheroines, Fighters, And Why Isn't There A Wonder Woman Movie?

Monday, April 15, 2013

A new documentary examines the history of women warriors and asks why we haven't had our Wonder Woman movie yet.

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Let's Rush To Judgment: 'Catching Fire'

Monday, April 15, 2013

The trailer for the next Hunger Games movie brings a darker, more explicitly political story.

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Big Hair, Big Shoulders And Big Money: Linda Evans On '80s Excess

Monday, April 15, 2013

Linda Wertheimer talks to Dynasty star Linda Evans about the legacy of Krystle Carrington, who lived in a greed-obsessed decade but remained surprisingly pure of heart.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Mad Men,' Madmen And A Fond Farewell

Friday, April 12, 2013

On this week's roundtable podcast, we talk about the return of Mad Men, the problem of unreliable narrators, and our eternal debts to the great Roger Ebert.

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Thank G-O-O-D-N-E-S-S: The National Spelling Bee Adds Meaning

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The National Spelling Bee is adding vocabulary questions to the qualifying tests. It's a great step toward ensuring that the most visible showcase for really smart kids isn't just a memory competition.

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Let's Rush To Judgment: 'Carrie'

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

A Carrie remake doesn't seem strictly necessary, but it might turn out to be interesting.

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Death And Dyeing: Five Thoughts About The Return Of 'Mad Men'

Monday, April 08, 2013

From Betty's hair to Don's obsession with the dark side, Mad Men returned for its sixth season on Sunday night.

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Real TV Listings: Let's Make A Lava Lamp Fish Tank, You Guys

Friday, April 05, 2013

Believe it or not, tonight's TV features both guys making fish tanks and grandmas arguing over wedding dresses. We really do live in a golden age.

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Let's Rush To Judgment: 'Grown Ups 2'

Friday, April 05, 2013

What can we say? Well, we can say that this is one dismal trailer.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: In The Long Run

Friday, April 05, 2013

On this week's show, we approach longevity from two angles: what it takes to keep a TV series going for many years, and how you know a sequel is dragging things out much too long.

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Remembering Roger Ebert

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Roger Ebert, who died Thursday, was not only a writer but a social media master, a romantic and a guy who deeply believed in rice cookers. He was also one of the most influential critics of his generation.

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