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Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Parks & Recap: Land Feuds & City Council Shenanigans

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In our first edition of Brian Lehrer's Podcast About Parks and Recreation, we recap last night's episode, wherein the show jumped ahead to 2017 and Werner Herzog showed up.

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Small Batch: The Golden Globes

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

With an extra day to consider, we look at the Golden Globes and what, if anything, we learned.

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The 20 Greatest Things About This Amazing 'The Boy Next Door' Trailer

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

How bonkers is the trailer for this Jennifer Lopez thriller? Watch and be amazed.

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A Few Caveats About The New World Of Television

Monday, January 12, 2015

There's a lot happening in the world of television, with both business and content. But before we assume a new future, there are some cautions to keep in mind.

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What Those George Clooney Jokes Know About Red Carpet Culture

Monday, January 12, 2015

George Clooney's September marriage has been the subject of a lot of jabs that are only sort of about him.

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C'mon, 'Glee': Bring It Home

Friday, January 09, 2015

They're starting the final run of episodes of Glee, and even though it's not what it once was, it would be great to see it end on a ... high note.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: In One Year And Out The Other 2015

Friday, January 09, 2015

We sit down with Kat Chow of Code Switch to talk about predictions and resolutions for 2014, and we grade our performance from last year.

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'Parenthood' And The Strange Case Of The Missing Family Drama

Thursday, January 08, 2015

NBC's Parenthood begins its final run of episodes, and we pause to wonder: Why don't they make network family dramas anymore?

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'Empire': A World Of Unbuttoned Shirts And Dishy Music Stories

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Fox's new drama about the family behind a music mega-company is pretty standard soapy television with some nice performances and a limited understanding of music.

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Small Batch: 'The Bachelor' Farms Iowa For Fresh Meat

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A short edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour takes a look — somehow both rueful and gleeful — at the opening episode of a new season of the silliest dating show we can't believe we watch.

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From Patton Oswalt, A Movie Memoir That's Best Outside The Theater

Monday, January 05, 2015

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt recounts his movie addiction in the memoir Silver Screen Fiend, which finds its best stories away from the theater.

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Billy Joel, Popular Song, PBS, And Needing A Piano

Friday, January 02, 2015

A PBS concert special looking at the legacy of Billy Joel brings some great stuff, some less great stuff, and a chance to reflect.

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The Madly Uneven 'Downton Abbey' Turns Its Eye From Money To Sex

Friday, January 02, 2015

The fifth season of Downton Abbey continues some trends from past seasons — flawed pacing, especially. But its looks at the choices of women are intriguing.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: From Sixth And I, Quizzes And Questions

Friday, January 02, 2015

The second part of our December live show from the Sixth And I synagogue brings quizzes with some of our pals and questions from our audience.

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'The Apprentice' Is Dead, Please Stop 'The Celebrity Apprentice'

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Believe it or not, before The Celebrity Apprentice was a really terrible and boring show, The Apprentice was kind of a dishy, fun show. No, it was.

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In 'The Rosie Effect,' An Unusual Romantic Hero Perseveres

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Graeme Simsion's follow-up to 2013's The Rosie Project finds his unusual protagonist confronting parenthood.

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In 'Huckleberry Finn,' A History In Echoes

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Andrew Levy's searching book adds to, and comments on, the considerable scholarship surrounding an widely read and widely challenged American classic.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Into The Woods' And How To Make A Franchise

Friday, December 26, 2014

On this week's show, we invite film critic Bob Mondello for a chat about the new adaptation of Into The Woods, and we talk about why some films make for good franchises and others ... don't.

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50 Wonderful Things From 2014

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Books, movies, television, things to read — we look back at 50 of the great things that entered our field of vision in 2014.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Top Five' And The Art Of The Mixtape

Friday, December 19, 2014

On this week's show: Chris Rock's Top Five, mix tapes and loved music, and what's making us happy this week.

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