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Linda Holmes

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'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' And '12 Years A Slave' Lead The Oscar Nominations

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Gravity and American Hustle led the Oscar nominations with 10 apiece, but it's tough to pick any winners from a lot of crowded fields.

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'Idol' Takes A Hugely Unexpected Step Toward Being Much Less Terrible

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Just when we all thought it was safe to leave Idol behind forever, it comes back with a season premiere that's far more good-natured and appealing than it's been in years.

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Chris Christie And Pulling The Red Handle

Monday, January 13, 2014

Every time Chris Christie is in the news, we wind up hearing the same jokes. Maybe we could get some new ones.

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The Golden Globes Share The Wealth, Such As It Is

Monday, January 13, 2014

The Golden Globes are ridiculous, always. And Sunday night was no exception. Still, there's something about the goofball charm of this often tipsy ceremony that's easier to take than some parts of awards season.

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

Friday, January 10, 2014

On this week's show, we look ahead to 2014 and make our resolutions and predictions. That goes pretty well! We also look back at how our resolutions and predictions for 2013 turned out. That goes ... a little less well.

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'Saturday Night Live' Takes A Very Important First Step

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The hiring of the fifth black woman to join the cast of Saturday Night Live in its 38-year history is a fine first step, but it's the follow-up that's going to count.

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The Unreal 'Her'

Monday, January 06, 2014

The reality and unreality of women takes center stage in the Spike Jonze film about love, technology, and whether feelings of love are the same thing as love itself.

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Morning Shots: Fiction, Tweet Advertising, And Marvel Envy

Monday, January 06, 2014

In today's roundup, "women's fiction" gets another look, movie pants go on sale, and a full-page advertisement is built entirely on a single tweet.

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The 'Veronica Mars' Trailer Has Arrived

Friday, January 03, 2014

One of the first major projects to test the big-time capacity of crowdfunding for films, Veronica Mars has released its trailer.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Silly Questions Live, For Special Guests

Friday, January 03, 2014

It's quiz time in the second half of the Pop Culture Happy Hour live show. We'll bring lots of our friends up to answer questions about crazy SyFy movies, collectibles, weird quotes, and more.

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What Monkeys Eat: A Few Thoughts About Pop Culture Writing

Monday, December 30, 2013

It's worth asking the question: does pop culture tell anyone anything? Or are we just sticking our fingers in our ears and whistling?

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Remodeling With Canadians

Monday, December 30, 2013

As it turns out, the United States home-improvement audience is watching the gradual renovation of all of Toronto. At least we're learning a lot.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Smaug Problem And The Holiday Music Blues

Friday, December 20, 2013

On this week's show, we throw down with some hobbits and a dragon, we plunge into the wonderful (?) world of holiday music, and we talk about the things that are making us happy this week.

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Love In The Time Of Hollering: The Age Of Enthusiasm

Friday, December 20, 2013

Conversations are louder, fans are more powerful, and large entertainment brands are trying to figure out how to make money from love. Welcome to the Age of Enthusiasm.

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'Duck' And Cover: What, Exactly, Is The Point?

Thursday, December 19, 2013

A&E has suspended one of the stars of Duck Dynasty after he grouped homosexuality with bestiality and terrorism in an interview. But what good do these suspensions do, when the show goes on?

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Two Ways Of Seeing An iPhone Christmas

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A new iPhone ad looks to some like a celebration of teenage alienation, but reminds others of something fundamentally true about adolescence.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Frozen' Princesses And Character Deaths

Friday, December 13, 2013

On this week's round-table podcast, we take a deep dive into the frozen landscape of, well, Frozen, from its unusual princesses to its teeny tiny waists. Then we talk character deaths and, as always, what's making us happy this week.

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I'm Your Lawyer, Mr. Grinch

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Mr. Grinch presents a defamation claim to the firm of Who Who & Who. The firm attempts to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of his case.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live Shows And The Return Of Regrettable Television

Friday, December 06, 2013

On this week's round-table podcast, we talk about the charm and peril of live events, we take a quiz on the most regrettable television currently circulating, and we talk about what's making us happy this week.

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Needs More Alps: How Was 'The Sound Of Music Live'?

Friday, December 06, 2013

Thursday night's live production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic suffered from limited acting in places, but it offered some Broadway veterans a rare opportunity to shine for larger crowds.

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