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Linda Holmes writes and edits NPR's entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See.

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You know who would support you in your efforts to catch up however you can? This guy, Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) — the former Jimmy McGill — of Better Call Saul. Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television hide caption

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Jaquel Spivey and the cast of "A Strange Loop" perform at the 75th annual Tony Awards on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Charles Sykes/Invision/AP hide caption

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Beanie Feldstein was initially cast as Fanny Brice in Broadway's Funny Girl revival. Now Lea Michele is taking her spot. But neither of them are Barbra Streisand, who played Brice in the original production. Evan Agostini, Greg Allen/Invision hide caption

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A breakdown of this year's Emmy nominees

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Clockwise from top left: David Archuleta, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks. AP, Getty hide caption

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The best 'American Idol' contestants of all time, ranked — according to your votes

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NPR host Linda Holmes' latest novel is a mystery centered on a left-behind duck decoy

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