Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Florida Project'

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gene Demby of NPR's Code Switch joins the panel to talk about Sean Baker's portrait of a 6-year-old girl and the mother who tries to take care of her in a run-down Florida motel.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'I, Tonya'

Friday, January 12, 2018

This week's show takes a look at an emerging awards contender in the acting categories: I, Tonya, the semi-mockumentary retelling of the life of Tonya Harding, controversial figure skater.


Activism Hits The Red Carpet And Oprah Hits A Home Run At The Golden Globes

Monday, January 08, 2018

Recent stories of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood inspired black dresses and unexpected guests at the Golden Globes. In the actual awards races, Three Billboards, Ladybird, and Amazon scored.


At The Golden Globes, Not Just Another Red Carpet

Sunday, January 07, 2018

This year, industry reports of sexual harassment and abuse echoed on the red carpet. Some celebrities chose to wear black to convey their support for people who have reported misconduct.


A Slow-Moving Disaster Of Immodesty: Cameron's 'Titanic,' 20 Years Later

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Twenty years ago today, the James Cameron movie "Titanic" opened in theaters in the U.S. It was a, forgive us, titanic success and, apparently, a cultural moment for many.


How The TV And Movies Are Using Gen X Nostalgia

Friday, December 15, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers and Pop Culture Happy Hour's Linda Holmes and Glen Weldon sit down to talk about this era of TV and movies, many of which are catering to Gen X nostalgia — from Stranger Things to the latest Star Wars film.


The Worst Accents And Best Props From Movies In 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

It's the time of year when you start hearing superlative lists — best of, worst of, least, most, etc. This week on All Things Considered you'll hear some "Highly Specific Superlatives." First up, a movie roundup including best prop trend, worst accent and best coats.


'Will & Grace' Returns To TV

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Will & Grace was groundbreaking television when the show first hit prime time back in 1998. Now NBC has brought the gang back for a series reboot that starts Thursday night.


'Call Me By Your Name' Stands Out Among Dozens At Toronto Film Festival

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival wraps up this week and NPR's critics have seen dozens of movies. They provide a sneak peek at films getting early buzz for Oscars, some hidden gems and others to avoid.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Look At Literary Adaptations

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

TV and movie producers are looking to the shelves for inspiration: a number of popular shows and films this year started as books.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Twin Peaks'

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On this episode, we do our very best to sort out the adventures of Dale Cooper and the other residents of Twin Peaks: what works, what doesn't, and whether there's such a thing as "understanding."


Summer TV To Watch: Chris Gethard, 'The Gong Show,' 'Project Runway'

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Game of Thrones isn't the only thing to watch on TV. We have some suggestions.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' And 'Tour de Pharmacy'

Friday, July 14, 2017

On this week's show, we go for a swing with the newest Peter Parker, and we contemplate an extremely silly Andy Samberg faux documentary about cycling.


How 'Mike And The Mad Dog' Made Sports Radio History

Thursday, July 13, 2017

ESPN's newest documentary follows WFAN's sports talk duo, Mike Francesa and Chris Russo, over 20 years from their unlikely start to their sad parting of the ways.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Baby Driver' And Auteur Blockbusters

Friday, July 07, 2017

On this week's show, we talk about Edgar Wright's Baby Driver and imagine the influence some of our favorite artists might have on genres we love. Plus, we tell you what's making us happy this week.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: Pop Culture Summer Stories And 'Playing House'

Friday, June 30, 2017

On this week's show, we bring you a conversation we had with Audie Cornish from our recent live show in Brooklyn, and Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham talk about their USA comedy.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Wonder Woman' And The Tony Awards

Friday, June 16, 2017

This week, we talk about the superhero smash Wonder Woman, and we talk about Dear Evan Hansen, Oslo and some of the other big winners from Sunday night's Tonys.


At The Tonys, 'Dear Evan Hansen' Has A Big Night In A Dark Season

Monday, June 12, 2017

The 2017 Tony Awards weren't a coronation of any one show, but it was hard not to notice a theme of pointed social and political thought behind many of the winners.


Pop Culture Happy Hour: When To Break Up With Culture And Advice With Mallory Ortberg

Friday, June 09, 2017

This week's show combines two segments from our tour a few months ago, and they're both corkers. We talk to Audie Cornish about hanging in with culture, and Mallory Ortberg gives advice.


Remembering 'Jesus' Son,' From Denis Johnson

Friday, May 26, 2017

On the occasion of the death of writer Denis Johnson, we share a 2007 reflection on Johnson's book Jesus' Son, from novelist Nathan Englander.