Linda Holmes http://wmuk.org en 'Say Anything,' Still Full Of Guileless Affection http://wmuk.org/post/say-anything-still-full-guileless-affection Transcript <p>WADE GOODWYN, HOST: <p>Twenty-five years ago, Lloyd Dobler raised a boombox over his head and changed the world of movie boyfriends forever.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "IN YOUR EYES")<p>PETER GABRIEL: (Singing) All my instincts, they return...<p>GOODWYN: Linda Holmes, of our pop culture blog "Monkey See," was a teenager when she first saw the film "Say Anything..." She says all these years later, she has a new appreciation of it.<p>LINDA HOLMES, BYLINE: Lloyd Dobler is played by John Cusack. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:12:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 13749 at http://wmuk.org Comikaze: Not Just The Other Comic Convention http://wmuk.org/post/comikaze-not-just-other-comic-convention You may be familiar with the San Diego Comic-Con, a constantly expanding convention for fans that started as a niche event for comic-book nerds and is now a sprawling pop-culture event.<p>You may not be familiar with Comikaze. The brainchild of Regina Carpinelli, a fan who was unhappy with the cost, ticket scarcity, and changing focus of Comic-Con, Comikaze is a smaller festival that costs $30 for the weekend, rather than Comic-Con's $150 four-day passes. Tue, 28 May 2013 21:15:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 5535 at http://wmuk.org Comikaze: Not Just The Other Comic Convention Big Hair, Big Shoulders And Big Money: Linda Evans On '80s Excess http://wmuk.org/post/big-hair-big-shoulders-and-big-money-linda-evans-80s-excess You may find a hint to the era in which you were born (as well as your taste in entertainment) in Linda Wertheimer's clarification that on the '80s nighttime soap <em>Dynasty</em>, actress Linda Evans played Krystle Carrington — Krystle with a K, that is. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 06:16:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 4096 at http://wmuk.org Big Hair, Big Shoulders And Big Money: Linda Evans On '80s Excess Oscar Nominees Announced: 'Lincoln' Leads With 12 http://wmuk.org/post/oscar-nominees-announced-lincoln-leads-12 Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And this morning here in Los Angeles the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced. The movie with the most nominations: Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," with 12 nods.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, "LINCOLN")<p>DANIEL DAY-LEWIS: (as Lincoln) Euclid's first common notion is this: Things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other. That's a rule of mathematical reasoning. It's true because it works.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, "LIFE OF PI")<p>SURAJ SHARMA: (as Pi) My name is Pi Patel. I have been in a shipwreck. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:11:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 1207 at http://wmuk.org PBS Remixes 'Reading Rainbow,' Delights Map And Book Nerds Everywhere http://wmuk.org/post/pbs-remixes-reading-rainbow-delights-map-and-book-nerds-everywhere <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FD1K8OvVCs</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 21:07:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 298 at http://wmuk.org PBS Remixes 'Reading Rainbow,' Delights Map And Book Nerds Everywhere