Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'X-Men' And Supervillains

Friday, June 03, 2016

This week's show takes us back to a franchise we've neglected and into the heart of villainy. And as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.


'Maya And Marty': NBC Tries A Lukewarm Summer 'SNL' In Prime Time

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

What could have been a true variety show collapsed into a halfhearted version of late-night comedy where the bright spots only accentuated the weak ones.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Live At The Vulture Festival

Friday, May 27, 2016

Audie Cornish joins us this week for a chat about the things we pick over endlessly and the sometimes unsatisfying intersection of politics and pop culture.


'The Dreaded Schwa' And Other Reasons To Love The Bee

Thursday, May 26, 2016

One of our favorite events is on again: the Scripps National Spelling Bee. From the tense smart kids to the cheering adults, it's all pretty great.


Parade Of Goofballs 2016: Can JoJo Find A Prince In A Haystack?

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

It's that time again. A fresh bachelorette has to make her way through 26 men, hoping to find a good one, and we have some thoughts.


From 'Apprentice' To 'MacGyver,' TV Raids Old Shows To Excite Advertisers

Sunday, May 22, 2016

The TV networks recently tried to sell their new shows to advertisers at the 2016 upfronts. But most of the shows being sold are things you've already seen.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Movie Stars And Eurovision

Friday, May 20, 2016

We do spend some time with movie stars this week, but let's face it: You're all here to talk about the Eurovision Song Contest.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Captain America' And The Russo Brothers

Friday, May 13, 2016

We're going all-Cap for this episode, in which a panel discussion about Captain America: Civil War is followed by an excerpt from Linda Holmes' talk with the film's directors.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Comics, More Comics, Free Comics And Keanu

Friday, May 06, 2016

This week's show takes us on a tour of what's on offer for Free Comic Book Day and also finds us watching Key & Peele's kitten-driven action comedy.


Captain America, Aaron Burr, And The Politics Of Killing Your Friends

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Captain America: Civil War drops some of the politics of the comics on which it's based, but it tells a different, equally current political story.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Silicon Valley' And 'Bob's Burgers'

Friday, April 29, 2016

This week, the roundtable discusses the HBO comedy Silicon Valley and Stephen Thompson sits down with Bob's Burgers creator Loren Bouchard.


Kelly Ripa Comes Back To 'Live'

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Kelly Ripa returned to Live with Michael and Kelly on Tuesday morning following a tumultuous week in the wake of the announcement of Michael Strahan's departure.


Tribeca Notebook: An Uncommon Baseball Movie

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Phenom follows a major league pitcher who finds himself suddenly unable to pitch and troubled by his history with his abusive father, played by Ethan Hawke.


Tribeca Notebook: The Oddball's Journey

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Rachel Tunnard's first feature, Adult Life Skills, finds ways to expand on the familiar formula of the frustrated, frustrating misfit trying to grow up.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Mindy Project' And Romantic Comedies

Friday, April 15, 2016

This week's show brings in Audie Cornish and Margaret Willison to talk about Mindy Kaling's just-returning OB/GYN comedy and about the state and ways of romantic comedy in general.


Clash Of The Screens: Should Movie Theaters Allow Texting? AMC Says Maybe

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The CEO of AMC Entertainment says he is considering allowing texting during some movie showings at AMC Theaters. A good thing? Our pop culture blogger and movie critic weigh in.


A Good Fit: Why The Best Thing About 'Catastrophe' Is People Laughing

Monday, April 11, 2016

Catastrophe, starring Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, is a romantic comedy that wisely lets its lead characters consider each other deeply and enchantingly funny.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Best Bad Movies And A Punishing Quiz

Friday, April 08, 2016

On this week's show, original PCHH panelist Trey Graham returns to chat about bad movies and to be less humiliated than the rest of us by a quiz about pop culture returns.


A Fond (No, Really!) Farewell To 'American Idol'

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Built on telephone dialing and the sting of a British tongue, American Idol shuffles off this mortal coil on Thursday night, having provided just enough good moments to survive.


'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Foolishness, Happiness And Josh Chan

Monday, March 28, 2016

What began as a tale of pursuit has turned into a story about what it means to meet up with people who appeal to you for complicated reasons.