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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Here Comes 'The X-Files,' Back For More Mulder, More Scully, And More

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Fox has announced that its beloved sci-fi series The X-Files will be back for six new episodes from creator Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' And Adapting Books

Friday, March 20, 2015

On this week's show, we read a book — specifically Nick Hornby's Funny Girl. We broaden out from there to film adaptations of books, and as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.

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The 'Empire' Touch: A Cookie By Any Other Name

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Fox's freshman series Empire finished its first season with an action-packed often baffling finale that underscored how much fun it is, even when it doesn't make sense.

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Small Batch Edition: On Loving Romance With Sarah Wendell

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

We talk to romance blogger Sarah Wendell about romance fans, romance novels, and some of her top recommendations for fans and new visitors alike.

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'The Jinx' And The Challenges of Public Curiosity

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

One of the lessons documentarians are learning is that the more people like your work, the more they ask questions about it.

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'Community': No Longer A Broadcast Show, But Still A Lovable Weirdo

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As a frequently embattled comedy moves from broadcast television to an online outlet, it remains its goofy self with a somewhat smaller cast.

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In 'I Hate Christian Laettner,' ESPN Explores The Belly Of The Beast

Friday, March 13, 2015

Christian Laettner played basketball for Duke in the early '90s, and ESPN's excellent documentary series investigates the intriguing vehemence with which people ... well, hated him, and still do.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Cultural Anniversaries And Great Things For Kids

Friday, March 13, 2015

On this week's show, live from NPR HQ, we talk with Guy Raz about anniversaries and kid things, and we rattle off our favorite happy-making things.

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A Girl, A Shoe, A Prince: The Endlessly Evolving Cinderella

Friday, March 13, 2015

We take a stroll through just a little of the cultural history of Cinderella, the shoe-wearing, prince-finding, stepmother-vexing heroine who's been around for hundreds of years — at least.

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A Travel Show For Your Favorite Weird-Museum And Dance Enthusiast

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Ovation's American Canvas has a lot of fun in San Francisco, starting with the art installation at Alcatraz.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour, Small Batch Edition: 'King Of The Nerds'

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Pop Culture Happy Hour regulars Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon talk about the TBS competition show King Of The Nerds.

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An Interview With A Regular Watch

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Our occasional series of in-depth interviews with inanimate objects continues as we talk to a regular watch about the threat of smart Watches.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Focus,' Con Men And Rock And Roll

Friday, March 06, 2015

On this week's show, the state of rock and the art of the con — or at least the con-artist film.

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'American Crime': An Ambitious And Inventive Drama With Miles To Go

Thursday, March 05, 2015

It's hard to predict where the complex American Crime might be headed, but it's led by terrific performances and it's tearing into some interesting issues.

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'Mindy' And The Little Story That Just Might Work

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

There are certain stories that very few shows can tell without falling on their faces. The Mindy Project may be able to beat those lousy odds.

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Of Con Men And Dames: How Margot Robbie Gets Robbed In 'Focus'

Monday, March 02, 2015

Will Smith plays a con man in Focus, but unfortunately, the woman playing opposite him has depressingly little to do.

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'Downton' Wraps Another Season Of Marriage And (Sigh) Muuuuuurder!

Monday, March 02, 2015

The fifth season of Downton Abbey, like all of its seasons, certainly wasn't perfect and had way too much murder. On the whole, though: pretty good.

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Will Forte Is 'The Last Man On Earth'

Sunday, March 01, 2015

One man wanders the planet alone in the freshest, most enjoyable apocalypse comedy that has ever featured an inflatable pool full of booze.

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Small Batch Edition: 'The Sculptor' And Other Grand Graphic Novels

Friday, February 27, 2015

Glen Weldon and Petra Mayer talk about Scott McCloud's The Sculptor and recommend other graphic novels you might enjoy.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Parks And Rec' And 'Better Call Saul'

Friday, February 27, 2015

It's a week of good TV as we say farewell to Pawnee, Indiana and dive into the story of Breaking Bad's grimy defense attorney, who now has his own prequel.

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