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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

The Times Grow Messier As The Last Chapter Of 'Mad Men' Begins

Monday, April 06, 2015

The corseted '60s give way to the freer '70s, as Don Draper begins to fall to pieces in earnest.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Kimmy Schmidt' And Derivative Culture

Friday, April 03, 2015

On this week's show, we're joined by our pal Kat Chow for a talk about the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the line between inspired and derivative when it comes to culture.

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Small Batch Edition: 'Furious 7'

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Linda Holmes and PCHH regular Chris Klimek sit down to talk about the crash-'em, bash-'em, smash-'em film Furious 7. Spoiler alert: cars go boom.

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Jokes, Fights And Controversy In A Frictionless Void

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The way conversation works in the age of Twitter, it's hard to figure out where to pause and put a controversy in perspective once it's underway.

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The Ups And Downs Of 'Younger' Life

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Sutton Foster stars in a new comedy about a woman who learns that there are a lot of ways to be hassled over your age.

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5 Thoughts On Trevor Noah Taking Over 'The Daily Show'

Monday, March 30, 2015

South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?

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'The Breakfast Club' At 30: '80s Classic Still Relatable Today

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Breakfast Club turned 30 this year. A look at the John Hughes-directed movie and how teenagers today can still relate.

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Small Batch Edition: Talking 'X-Files' With Kumail Nanjiani

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On today's Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk to comedian, actor and podcaster Kumail Nanjiani about the return of The X-Files — a TV show about which he has a podcast.

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The End Of The Estate: 'Downton Abbey' Is Officially Saying Goodbye

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Recent reports were confirmed today when the official announcement landed that Downton Abbey's upcoming sixth season will be the end of the series.

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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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