262: Burying Four Weddings And A Funeral

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By Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, David T. Cole

262: Burying Four Weddings And A Funeral

Noted romcom fan Mindy Kaling has been tasked by Hulu to bring the world a series adaptation of the 1994 feature film Four Weddings And A Funeral, and noted romcom fan Linda Holmes is joining us to talk about whether this ever should have happened! Around The Dial has us discussing HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show, the series finale of Jane The Virgin, and the end (we hope) of Big Little Lies. Linda makes the case for the induction of The Good Place's "Dance Dance Resolution" into the Canon; then after naming the week's Winner(s) and Loser, we move on to a Game Time that soars. Get out of the rain (or hadn't you noticed?) and join us!


SHOW TOPICS

Four Weddings And A FuneralA Black Lady Sketch ShowJane The VirginBig Little LiesThe Canon: The Good Place S02.E02: "Dance Dance Resolution"Winner and Loser of the WeekGame Time: Pilot Test


SHOW NOTES

Linda Holmes on TwitterLinda's review of Four Weddings And A Funeral at NPR.orgVulture's coverage of GLOWThe Sweet Smell Of Succession podcastThe Again With This podcastLinda's book, Evvie Drake Starts OverPop Culture Happy HourLinda on The Maris Review podcastLinda on BullseyeLinda on the Effectively Wild podcastThe Quaid In Full podcast on TwitterThe Quaid In Full's GoFundMe campaignThe Gabrielle Carteris tag on Deadline.comPhoto: Jay Maidment / Hulu


DISCUSSION

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