Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes appears in the following:

'Ted Lasso' Recap, Season 2, Episode 5: Romcommunism Comes To AFC Richmond

Friday, August 20, 2021

Ted Lasso, which is always a bunch of love stories, salutes romantic comedy in an episode that brings out a new side of Nathan and a new professional aspiration in Roy.

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How 'The White Lotus' Hid Its Biggest Gut Punches Until The End

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

HBO's The White Lotus had plenty of vitriol for its rich guests throughout the series. But it wasn't until the final episode that creator Mike White unleashed his most painful skewerings.

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

Friday, August 13, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's new music from Big Thief, Netflix's Bake Squad and a new article from Priya Krishna.

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For A Show Full Of Answers, 'Jeopardy!' Host Selection Raises A Lot Of Questions

Friday, August 13, 2021

Despite having gotten good reviews for his guest-hosting stint, new host (and executive producer) Mike Richards has found himself greeted with mixed feelings at best.

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'Ted Lasso' Recap, Season 2, Episode 4: At Christmas, Sam Gets His Goat

Friday, August 13, 2021

In a charming Christmas episode, Ted Lasso himself struggles to feel the holiday spirit, but the team finds joy over dinner and Roy and Keeley help Phoebe battle a bully.

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'CODA' Will Yank Shamelessly On Your Heartstrings ... But It's Very Good At It

Friday, August 13, 2021

The family comedy-drama CODA nabbed big prizes at Sundance in January. Now, it arrives on Apple TV+. It doesn't hold back in going for the tears, but it mostly earns them.

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What I Learned From Watching Every Sport At The Tokyo Olympics

Monday, August 09, 2021

Over two weeks, critic Linda Holmes watched every Olympic discipline, from archery to wrestling. Fast sports, slow sports, graceful sports and hard crashes. As it turned out, they're all beautiful.

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

Friday, August 06, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's Making the Cut, The Twilight Saga and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.

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'Ted Lasso' Recap, Season 2: Let's Go To The Tape

Friday, August 06, 2021

Sam Obisanya has a moral crisis, Jamie Tartt has to get over himself, and Rebecca has a wonderful visitor on this week's installment of Ted Lasso.

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

Friday, July 30, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's Schmigadoon!, Sean Bankhead's choreography, and the name change for the Cleveland baseball team.

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Ted Lasso Recap, Season 2, Episode 2: The Prodigal Beefcake

Friday, July 30, 2021

Jamie Tartt has fallen on hard times and asks to return to AFC Richmond in "Lavender," the second episode of the second season. Meanwhile, Ted continues to struggle to trust Dr. Sharon.

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'Ted Lasso' Recap: Season 2 Returns With Dogs, Yips And Bad Dates

Friday, July 23, 2021

In the season 2 premiere, Ted Lasso struggles to help a star player, Rebecca double dates with Keeley and Roy, and Jamie Tartt is a man on an island.

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'Schmigadoon!' Will Get Your Toes Tapping, So Sing Along If You Know The Words

Thursday, July 15, 2021

The new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! brings a delightful cast to a parody of 1940s Broadway musicals, with good musical results, if things are a little mixed otherwise.

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How Shark Week Became A Cultural Phenomenon

Monday, July 12, 2021

Shark Week, a Discovery Channel staple, is now 33 years old.

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A Bright And Acidic Satire Unfolds In HBO's 'The White Lotus'

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Creator Mike White brings a group of rich guests to a luxury Hawaiian resort, where he explores the question of how much it costs to care about nobody except yourself.

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

Friday, July 09, 2021

A top-secret cache of sperm is stored under the Space Needle in Hot White Heist. Bob Odenkirk stars as a suburban dad with a secret identity in Nobody. And it's Criterion Collection's neonoir month.

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'Gossip Girl' For Gen-Z Seemed Like A Great Idea, So What Went Wrong?

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

HBO Max is launching a sequel to the original CW series Gossip Girl. And while it strains to be more contemporary, the series stumbles on the basics of good bad TV.

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What To Watch In July: 'Ted Lasso,' 'Black Widow,' Olympics And A Whole Lot More

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Summer television and summer movies are colliding on screens this summer, and it can be hard to navigate it all. But not to worry: We've got the highlights you won't want to miss this month.

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

Friday, June 25, 2021

Every Friday, Pop Culture Happy Hour hosts and guests share the shows, movies, books and music that brought them joy. This week: Sexy Beasts, Launchpad shorts, a Hunchback history and Mythic Quest.

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'Fast & Furious' Owner's Manual: A Guide As The Best Worst Franchise Turns 20

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Critic Linda Holmes argues that as mindless as The Fast & The Furious may seem, it's also brilliant for surviving and thriving in Hollywood for 20 years.

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