Linda Holmes

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If You've Gotta Reboot 'Ghostbusters,' At Least Do It With This Cast

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The announcement of the new Ghostbusters cast went over like ... well, gangbusters.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Broad City' And Required Reading

Friday, January 23, 2015

On this week's show, the Comedy Central half-hour Broad City and the many hours we spent reading classics because we had to. (And sometimes wanted to.)


Some Glittery Favorites From The Miss Universe National Costume Show

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Every year at the Miss Universe pageant, things get a little bit amazing.


Parks & Recap: William Henry Harrison!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For some reason, Parks & Rec is focused on President William Henry Harrison who died on his 32nd day in office. Columnist Gail Collins wrote a Harrison bio and joins our t.v. club.

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'Parks And Recreation' Shows The Beating Heart Of Its Great Love Story

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Parks and Recreation nears its end with a wonderful close-up episode for its dearest loves.


An Uneven But Auspicious 'Nightly' Opener

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Larry Wilmore's The Nightly Show has a few things to iron out with its long panel segment, but his anchor-desk work is tops.


Can A 'Whitney' Biopic Beat Watching Whitney Houston?

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Angela Bassett directs the Lifetime movie about Whitney Houston airing Saturday, but the project lacks structure and especially subtlety.


At The Oscar Nominations, It's A Good Year To Be An Idiosyncratic Man

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It was a good day for complicated male leads and the movies that feature them, and a rough day for just about everybody else at the Oscar nominations.


Parks & Recap: Land Feuds & City Council Shenanigans

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In our first edition of Brian Lehrer's Podcast About Parks and Recreation, we recap last night's episode, wherein the show jumped ahead to 2017 and Werner Herzog showed up.

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Small Batch: The Golden Globes

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

With an extra day to consider, we look at the Golden Globes and what, if anything, we learned.


The 20 Greatest Things About This Amazing 'The Boy Next Door' Trailer

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

How bonkers is the trailer for this Jennifer Lopez thriller? Watch and be amazed.


A Few Caveats About The New World Of Television

Monday, January 12, 2015

There's a lot happening in the world of television, with both business and content. But before we assume a new future, there are some cautions to keep in mind.


What Those George Clooney Jokes Know About Red Carpet Culture

Monday, January 12, 2015

George Clooney's September marriage has been the subject of a lot of jabs that are only sort of about him.


C'mon, 'Glee': Bring It Home

Friday, January 09, 2015

They're starting the final run of episodes of Glee, and even though it's not what it once was, it would be great to see it end on a ... high note.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: In One Year And Out The Other 2015

Friday, January 09, 2015

We sit down with Kat Chow of Code Switch to talk about predictions and resolutions for 2014, and we grade our performance from last year.


'Parenthood' And The Strange Case Of The Missing Family Drama

Thursday, January 08, 2015

NBC's Parenthood begins its final run of episodes, and we pause to wonder: Why don't they make network family dramas anymore?

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'Empire': A World Of Unbuttoned Shirts And Dishy Music Stories

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Fox's new drama about the family behind a music mega-company is pretty standard soapy television with some nice performances and a limited understanding of music.


Small Batch: 'The Bachelor' Farms Iowa For Fresh Meat

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A short edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour takes a look — somehow both rueful and gleeful — at the opening episode of a new season of the silliest dating show we can't believe we watch.


From Patton Oswalt, A Movie Memoir That's Best Outside The Theater

Monday, January 05, 2015

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt recounts his movie addiction in the memoir Silver Screen Fiend, which finds its best stories away from the theater.


Billy Joel, Popular Song, PBS, And Needing A Piano

Friday, January 02, 2015

A PBS concert special looking at the legacy of Billy Joel brings some great stuff, some less great stuff, and a chance to reflect.