Streams

Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

'They Came Together' Is Less Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Friday, June 27, 2014

The romantic comedy parody They Came Together has an impeccable pedigree full of really funny people. But its attempts to mock generically likable films feel strangely generic themselves.

Comment

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Wild Cards And More Regrettable Television

Friday, June 27, 2014

On this week's show, Gene Demby joins us to talk about artists who we sometimes love and sometimes don't, and we bring back the Regrettable Television Pop Quiz.

Comment

Building The 'Issue' Documentary: On Surveillance And South Africa

Monday, June 23, 2014

Two heavily political documentaries that played at the recent AFI DOCS documentary festival in Washington underscored the challenges of making a film that challenges rather than comforts.

Comment

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Buddy Movies And First Impressions

Friday, June 20, 2014

On this week's show, we chat about the ubiquitous buddy film and the matter of how culture makes first impressions on us.

Comment

The Work Of The Devil

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The TV adaptation of Fargo ended with some unsatisfying threads, but they may be there quite by design.

Comment

The Spoiler-Free 'Game Of Thrones' Twitter Translator

Monday, June 16, 2014

If you don't watch Game of Thrones, you can still follow it on Twitter with our handy translator of tweets to plot.

Comment

Christopher Walken Tells Jon Stewart About Tap Dance Cops ... Again

Friday, June 13, 2014

On Thursday night's Daily Show, Christopher Walken told Jon Stewart about his theory that Queens is full of retired cops who can dance. and Stewart laughed gamely ... for the second time.

Comment

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Edge Of Tomorrow' And Noble Flops

Friday, June 13, 2014

On this week's show, we break down the non-smash-hit (but really good movie) Edge Of Tomorrow, then take a reader suggestion to talk about noble flops we have known and sometimes loved.

Comment

Good News, Glamour-Likers: More 'Miss Fisher' To Come

Friday, June 13, 2014

The delightful series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is getting a third season, thank goodness.

Comment

Hugh Jackman Jumps; Tony Viewers Say, 'What?'

Monday, June 09, 2014

Sunday night's Tony Awards got off to a jumping start, but from there, they seemed to hit a few rough patches.

Comments [4]

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Seeing Books Everywhere And Moments Of Grief

Friday, June 06, 2014

On this week's show, we take a tour of Book Expo, the publishing industry's massive trade show. Then we take a listener suggestion and discuss how culture helps us manage and survive times of grief.

Comment

The Muscle-Flexing, Mind-Blowing Book Girls Will Inherit The Earth

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Among the demographic groups making themselves known in pop culture of the moment are a subset of YA fandom that's making heroes out of fiction writers across several genres.

Comment

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Godzilla' And Things That Got Better

Friday, May 23, 2014

On this week's show, we belly up to the latest in cinematic disasters. We also take a look at some things that improved over time and at what's making us happy this week — like our next live event.

Comment

'Batman V Superman': A Legal Thriller (We Hope)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Today, we learned the title of the upcoming sequel to Man Of Steel, and we're really crossing our fingers that the whole thing is about the Rule Against Perpetuities.

Comment

Be Wary And Bury The Very Scary 'I Wanna Marry Harry'

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Fox's latest reality dating show takes a page out of the genre's trashy, dumb past to suggest that it found 12 women who believe Prince Harry is on a reality dating show.

Comment

Entirely Real Photos: Queen Elizabeth Delightfully Takes In A Horse Show

Friday, May 16, 2014

A particularly giddy-looking Queen Elizabeth enjoys herself looking at horses.

Comment

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Fairy Tales And A Fall TV Quiz

Friday, May 16, 2014

Our dear friend Barrie Hardymon returns to the show as we cover fairy tales and take a quiz on the distressing marketing of fall television.

Comment

An Interview With The Alleged Purse Of Solange Knowles

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

We continue our series of fever-dream interviews with inanimate objects by chatting with the purse the woman who appears to be Solange Knowles is carrying in the internet's current favorite video.

Comment

A First Glimpse: Sometimes You're The Batmobile, Sometimes You're The Bat

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Zack Snyder has tweeted the first look at the big (really big) guy in the dark (really dark) suit.

Comment

The Comb, The Thrill And The Flop

Monday, May 12, 2014

A visit to one of the greatest art museums in the world, a piece of engaging theater, and a book about Hollywood raise nested questions about art, commerce and love.

Comment