Linda Holmes is a pop culture correspondent for National Public Radio and the host of the podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour
, which has held sold- out live shows in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, and elsewhere. She appears regularly on NPR's radio shows including Morning Edition, All Things Considered
, and Weekend Edition
. Before NPR, she wrote for New York
magazine online and for TV Guide
, as well as for the influential website Television Without Pity. She shares her Washington, D.C., apartment with a dog who patiently indulges her desire to take his picture a lot. In her free time, she watches far too many romantic comedies, bakes bread, reads in bed, and recently knitted her first hat.