Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

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.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: SXSW And Life-Changing Songs

Friday, March 25, 2016

On this week's show, we talk through the Austin experience and air some stories of songs that made big differences in our lives.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Hamilton'

Friday, March 18, 2016

It's Broadway's current phenomenon, so we went to see it and report back on what it is, how it works, and whether we loved it as much as we wanted to. It's our Hamilton show.


'The People Vs. O.J. Simpson' Gets To The Gloves

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The FX series has been surprisingly compassionate to most of its subjects, and Christopher Darden on the day he forces a courtroom demonstration he will regret is no exception.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Hamilton,' Kanye And 'Gilmore Girls'

Friday, March 11, 2016

With the panel on pause this week, we bring you three great conversations about theater, music and TV.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Fond Farewell To 'Downton Abbey'

Friday, March 04, 2016

It's always a good week when Audie Cornish or Barrie Hardymon sit in, but this week, with Stephen off finishing the Austin 100 (which is now available for your ears!), they both stepped into the studio with me and Glen Weldon to talk about the end of Downton ...


Trump: The Reality TV Years

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Before Donald Trump was a presidential candidate, he spent many, many seasons headlining the show The Apprentice, where he was presented as the embodiment of success and an enemy of weakness.


A Big Night For 'Spotlight,' DiCaprio And Earned Discomfort

Monday, February 29, 2016

You can say this for Sunday night's Oscars: It seemed like a lot of it was going to be about inclusion or lack thereof, and it was.

Back in 2012, Chris Rock presented the Oscar for best animated feature, explaining that he loved animation because it makes anything possible. "I ...


Oscars Preview: A Look At The Diversity Problem, Performances And Predictions

Friday, February 26, 2016

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR's pop culture blogger Linda Holmes and movie critic Bob Mondello about Sunday's Oscar awards.