Melissa Locker appears in the following:
Friday, March 24, 2017
Now that spring is here, you may find yourself in the park or on the beach with some earbuds in your ears. Here's a short list of what you should be listening to.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Streaming platforms like Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu are helping to make British television programs popular again in the United States. Here are a few you should check out.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Can't make it to Austin? Here's how to get the full South by Southwest festival experience from the comfort of your living room.
Friday, February 24, 2017
An analysis of the nominees for Best Original Song, which include tunes from "La La Land," "Trolls," "Jim: The James Foley Story," and "Moana."
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Academy Awards are just days away, and though there is a sea of strong contenders, one culture critic argues that a musical is bound to win Best Original Score at the Oscars.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Takeaway culture reporter Melissa Locker previews the 2017 Grammy Awards, from the big nominations and dark horses, to expected performances and remembrances.
Friday, February 03, 2017
Culture reporter Melissa Locker reviews music documentaries about the evolution of punk rock, heavy metal, iconic festivals and the birth of hip-hop.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker discusses protest songs in the Trump era, from artists like Angel Olsen, R.E.M., Sam Cooke, and more.
Monday, January 16, 2017
How has President Obama made the White House culturally significant? With just a few days left in office, The Takeaway considers Obama's cultural legacy.
Friday, January 06, 2017
Culture reporter Melissa Locker shares her picks for mid-season TV series, including "This Is Us," "Homeland," "Beaches," "Jane the Virgin," and "Girls."
Friday, December 16, 2016
Update your Netflix queue beyond "Elf" and "Home Alone."
Friday, December 02, 2016
Culture reporter Melissa Locker talks about alternative holiday songs to get you through the next few weeks from David Bowie, Paul "Fat Daddy" Johnson, and more.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Enrich your scary movie diet with some progressive feminism.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker fills us in on the nominees for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Friday, October 14, 2016
This week, culture reporter Melissa Locker gives us a break from the election cycle with round-up of new comedy specials from veterans and up-and-comers.
Friday, October 07, 2016
Pop culture geeks from near and far are gathering at New York Comic Con this weekend.
Friday, September 30, 2016
On Monday, President Obama will throw a mini arts festival called South by South Lawn at the White House.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Sure, you may not be directly affected by the recent announcement of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce, but sometimes you just need a great, binge-worthy breakup movie.
Friday, September 16, 2016
This week, Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker gives us her picks for the television shows that have the best shots at getting an Emmy.
Friday, September 09, 2016
We've got your fall music preview with tunes from Angel Olsen, M.I.A. Wilco, Against Me!, Dwight Yoakam, Jack White, and more.