Linda Holmes

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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.


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.


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.


Parks & Recap: The Finale

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Parks & Recreation finished its run earlier this week with the series finale. Brian and NPR's Linda Holmes wrap up their recaps of the show. 

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Not Just Eating Bugs For Money! A Story Of 'Survivor' And Strategy

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

What's the actual appeal of Survivor for people who have been watching it for almost 15 years, through what will soon be 30 seasons? Believe it or not: strategy.


'Parks And Recreation' Sets Off Into The Future

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The finale of Parks And Recreation carried the people of Pawnee beyond the things they could have imagined when the show began.


'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

Monday, February 23, 2015

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.


Watch The Oscars With Us

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Follow along as Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Bob Mondello and Glen Weldon live tweet the 87th Annual Academy Awards.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our Oscars Omnibus 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

On this week's show, all eight Best Picture nominees, strong feelings from all concerned, and the rare feeling that a fistfight might be about to ensue.


The Oscars Are Coming, With 1 Big Hit And Few Close Contests

Friday, February 20, 2015

Linda Holmes and movie critic Bob Mondello sit down with Audie Cornish to talk about the upcoming Oscars.


Parks & Recap: Career Moves

Thursday, February 19, 2015

This week on Parks & Recreation, April & Andy make plans to move to DC for April's new job, and Leslie gets a new DC-based gig, too. Brian and friends offer their reactions.

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Making Peace With Peace: Snow Days And Seasons

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Forced into a day off, our minds turn to breakfast, television, and the need for quiet.


Parks & Recap: The Candidate’s Wife

Thursday, February 12, 2015

This week on Parks & Recreation, Leslie upends expectations when she skips the traditional “pie-mary” pie-baking contest for candidates’ wives. Brian and friends offer their reactions.

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After 16 Years, Jon Stewart Is Leaving 'The Daily Show'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The surprising announcement from Comedy Central suggests the show will carry on with a new host after its host of 16 years takes his leave later this year.

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Parks & Recap: Pawnee Palisades

Thursday, February 05, 2015

This week, Parks & Rec revisited the land dispute between Leslie Knope and the tech giant Gryzzl which bears some resemblance to LG's plans for a new HQ in the Palisades.

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A Skilled Cast Perks Up The Sweet And Funny 'Fresh Off The Boat'

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

It's true that Fresh Off The Boat is the rare story about an Asian-American family. But it's equally important to note that it's a funny and warm comedy with a lot of promise.


Watch The Super Bowl Or We'll Kick This Dog: The Saddest Ads Ever

Monday, February 02, 2015

After years of nearly naked women and crazy animals, the Super Bowl ads had a new theme this year: your heart, and how to break it.


Parks & Recap: Super Rad Algorithm

Thursday, January 29, 2015

This week, Parks & Rec tackled the world of data mining in 2017. We talk about the satirical treatment of Gryzzl, an Amazon-Google-Facebook behemoth that's spying on Pawnee residents.

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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.)