Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

'Succession' recap, Season 3, Episode 7: A most unhappy birthday

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Roman pushes himself closer to the center of his father's circle, and Kendall's birthday party brings to a head the ugliness that's been roiling among the Roy siblings.


10 Stephen Sondheim songs we'll never stop listening to

Friday, November 26, 2021

Stephen Sondheim has died at 91. Pop Culture Happy Hour's Linda Holmes looks back on her favorite Sondheim tunes.


What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching, listening and reading

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new album by Snail Mail, the 2020 book Piranesi and more.


The 2021 holiday movie guide: 100+ new films to get you in the spirit

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Every year, there are more and more holiday movies, many of which revisit the same beloved (?) tropes again and again. We take a thorough look at this year's crop.


There's plenty to watch this Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Our Pop Culture Happy Hour team shares their TV and movie recommendations for the Thanksgiving holiday.


'Succession' recap, Season 3 Episode 6: Corruption runs in the family

Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Roys gather with some like-minded power brokers to decide who should be the next president. Shiv finds herself disgusted by the lengths her family will go to.


'The Morning Show' finale recap: Sweating it out with America's sweetheart

Friday, November 19, 2021

Alex has COVID. Bradley's brother is missing. But at least Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are on tap for Cory's big streaming launch! What could go wrong?


'Succession' recap, Season 3, Episode 5: Keeping it in the family

Sunday, November 14, 2021

On this week's episode, the family tries to hold on to Waystar Royco, and Logan's health takes an alarming turn for the worse.


What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, November 12, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the show Love Life, the podcast The Shrink Next Door and more.


'The Morning Show' recap, Season 2, Episode 9: In memoriam

Friday, November 12, 2021

Alex is back from Italy and breathing all over everyone. Bradley takes on Maggie in an interview that is meant to seem a lot cooler than it is.


'Succession' recap, Season 3, Episode 4: Can Kendall and Logan put on a good show?

Sunday, November 07, 2021

Kendall and Logan are forced into an uncomfortable meeting with an investor, while Roman and Shiv continue to maneuver and Tom tries to come to terms with prison.


'Morning Show' recap, Season 2, Episode 8: After a crash, a lot of questions

Friday, November 05, 2021

The show has to chase down what happened to Mitch. Alex and Chip finally come face-to-face again. And Bradley's brother makes trouble.


In 'Spencer,' Kristen Stewart's Princess Diana grasps for reality in order to survive

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

The new film Spencer is not a Princess Diana biopic. It is, instead, an attempt to put her in a different cultural context by putting her in a different kind of film.


'Succession' recap: That (disastrous) meeting could have been an e-mail

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Kendall crashes a meeting at Waystar Royco and upsets a delicate stalemate between himself and Shiv. Tom comes up with a new strategy, Greg doesn't get a watch, and the FBI is at the door.


'The Morning Show' recap: An Italian cascade of talking, sex and dangerous driving

Friday, October 29, 2021

Alex and Mitch talk and talk and talk, and then they drive and drive and drive. Even for this show, it's just terrible.


'Succession' recap, Season 3, Episode 2: The sibling summit and the Trojan horse

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Kendall's siblings all gradually make their way to his headquarters to consider whether to join him against their father. Meanwhile, Logan negotiates with the only person he really fears.


'The Morning Show' recap, Season 2, Ep. 6: Alex is gone, and so is Bradley's privacy

Friday, October 22, 2021

Alex has vanished after Vegas, and the whole team wants to know where she went. Bradley and Laura find their relationship outed, and Stella struggles to find her footing.


'Succession' season 3 premiere recap: The Roys are racing to hell. Who's leading?

Sunday, October 17, 2021

The third season of Succession kicks off with the entire Roy family, plus some of their associates, on the road to ruin. We rank the characters in order of the speed at which they are hurtling along.


The joys of surprising yourself with 'The Last Duel' ... and 'Succession'

Saturday, October 16, 2021

There's a kind of satisfaction that comes from something living up to your expectations. But there's a different kind of pleasure that only being surprised by your own reactions can bring.


What's making us happy: What you should watch, read and listen to this weekend

Friday, October 15, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Spirit Halloween videos, the podcast Suspect, and more.