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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Would You Order The Grande Soy Oprah?

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Starbucks is partnering with Oprah Winfrey to sell a new tea called, seriously, the "Oprah Chai." But could you live with yourself if you ordered it?

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'Mad Men' Reveals: In The New Season, People Will Wear Things

Thursday, March 20, 2014

What can you tell from the incredibly stylish new teaser for the upcoming season of Mad Men? Well, you can tell it's not set in the 1800s on the prairie. More than that is speculation.

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'Veronica Mars' And The Bad Caterpillar Theory

Monday, March 17, 2014

The new Veronica Mars movie is unsatisfying in part because it continues a juvenile approach to a love story that's no longer about adolescence.

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Step Right Up: 20 Very Silly Inventions Actually Pitched On 'Shark Tank'

Friday, March 14, 2014

Shark Tank is a very popular Friday-night show where inventors present their "great ideas" and try to get loud rich people to invest. We look at some of the silliest products in the show's history.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Naked And The Nerds

Friday, March 14, 2014

On this week's show, we lay bare (PUN!) (BAD PUN!) the issue of nudity and use Pi Day as an entry point to talk nerd holidays and other celebrations of popular culture.

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A Peek At The New Season Of 'Orange Is The New Black'

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Netflix has released three images from the upcoming second season of the much-discussed series; let the speculating BEGIN!

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Hal Douglas, The Voice Of Many, Many Movie Trailers, Dies At 89

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Douglas was the voice of, among other things, the trailers of Con Air, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, and Lethal Weapon.

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Every Reality Show Is A True Story, And Other 'Bachelor' Lessons

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Monday night's Bachelor finale was a con, a standoff, an awkward date, a meltdown, and a reminder that behind every fake televised story is a real tale of show business.

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Part Beauty, Part Hooey: That's A Wrap On 'True Detective'

Monday, March 10, 2014

The HBO drama wrapped up its eight-episode season Sunday night much as it began: as an intriguing mix of a passionately realized aesthetic and a disappointing mystery.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Oscars, 'Drag Race' And Shut-Ins Edition

Friday, March 07, 2014

On this week's show, we dispense with the Oscars, dig deep into RuPaul's Drag Race, and offer some suggestions for when you're stuck on the couch for a while.

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A First Look At Quvenzhané Wallis In The New 'Annie'

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis plays the singing and dancing moppet opposite Jamie Foxx in a new version of Annie. In the trailer, she assures us that the sun will still come out tomorrow.

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David Cameron Calls, And The Internet Answers

Thursday, March 06, 2014

When something scary happens, sometimes the only thing people know what to do is make jokes. Yesterday, they got a little help from Patrick Stewart.

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Yes, I Added A Pageant Coach To My Dream Team Of TV Advisers

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

If you watch enough reality television — too much, really — you might begin to assemble imaginary consulting panels. One recent addition to the roster is an unusual pageant coach.

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Oh, Donna: On Loving One Of Television's Great Women

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

We set aside a moment to recognize the greatness of Donna Meagle, the most Mercedes-loving employee of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation department.

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Stages Of Winter Rage

Monday, March 03, 2014

The weather that is charming in November is hateful in March. We examine exactly how one transitions from affection to bitter resentment.

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Oscars 2014: Low On Laughs, But A Great Speech Or Two

Monday, March 03, 2014

Sunday night's Oscar ceremony was overlong and underfunny — though it did pick up here and there, with heartfelt acceptances and a few notable flubs.

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Oscar Spoiler Alert: What We Already Know About The Winners

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Sunday night's Oscars might be a few hours away, but there are a few things we do know about who will — and who won't — get any recognition.

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Nine Best Picture Nominees, Many Funny Faces, And A Couple Of Bonus Features

Saturday, March 01, 2014

We look back at our entire Best Picture video series, and we offer up a couple of extras including "Linda Reads Internet Reviews Of 'Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews.' "

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What The Oscars Mean, And What They Don't

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Oscars are coming up this weekend, but do they matter anymore? Bob Mondello talks about why the Oscars frustrate him, and we search — maybe in vain — for meaning.

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Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Nine: '12 Years A Slave'

Friday, February 28, 2014

We wrap up our look at what the internet at large had to say about this year's Best Picture nominees with the beautiful but devastating 12 Years A Slave.

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