BY Mariana Garces
on Nov 20, 2014
You've probably been seeing Bill Cosby's name popping up everywhere recently. Ever since comedian Hannibal Buress brought up the rape allegations against Cosby at a recent show, causing a stir in the entertainment community, a lot has gone down.
It's not an easy truth to face (Cosby is a beloved comic, actor, and pop culture father figure to many), but these are the facts and the recent repercussions that are now rippling through the media:
Earlier this week, Joan Tarshis accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1969. Read More
BY Julia Zdrojewski
on Nov 18, 2014
Everybody’s favorite fast-talking duo are back, and they’re coming to Austin, Texas!
That’s right, Lorelai and Rory Gilmore (played by actors Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel) will be reuniting, along with show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, to honor the 15th anniversary of the show’s debut. Read More
BY Natalia Hadjigeorgiou
on Nov 05, 2014
If you haven’t watched the wonderful web series, High Maintenance, then get to watching because a new cycle of episodes are coming out next week!
High Maintenance is a web series featured on Vimeo, that follows a nameless cannabis dealer deliver to his clients. Katja Blichfeld, who is an Emmy award winning casting director for 30 Rock, and her husband and star of the show Ben Sinclair, created, directed, and wrote High Maintenance.
Taking place in New York, each episode features new clients and are between five to 10 minutes. Read More
BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 06, 2014
Laura Palmer is back from the dead.
Yes, we’ve been tempted and teased before. Director David Lynch is known for his mystery and misdirection, and ill-informed Twin Peaks enthusiasts have not been much more reliable. But today, Showtime announced that new, limited episodes of Twin Peaks will come out in 2016.
The original cult hit aired for two seasons from 1990-91, and has been available for your bulk consumption on Netflix. Read More
BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Oct 01, 2014
If you missed it last night, you missed out big time. Okay, well, I think ... I missed it, too! Luckily for us, MAKERS: Women in Comedy has a special online airing tonight at 8PM EST hosted by Kathy Griffin on makers.com.
This is the first episode in the fall documentary series that focuses on different fields and institutions where women have been building and innovating and making things happen. Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Sep 03, 2014
Chances are you may have never heard of the Starz original series Party Down, because we were only given 20 precious episodes of the show before it was wrongfully canceled, but now you have no excuse because it's free to stream on Hulu! Okay, technically, the first 5 episodes are free and the rest are on Hulu Plus.
When I first heard about the show in college, I was told things like "Trust me, watch it. The whole thing. Read More
BY Sonia Edwards
on Aug 21, 2014
Somebody please bring me a paper bag, because I’m hyperventilating right now. Why? Because Jennifer Saunders has just released new info regarding the Absolutely Fabulous movie, and it’s big.
Earlier this year, Saunders confirmed that she had started writing the script for the movie spin-off of her hit sitcom. She told the press in May that she was angling for the film to be released towards the end of 2015. Just this summer, a new announcement was made. Read More
BY Isabel Staccuneddu
on Jul 18, 2014
Y’all have been keeping up with Beyoncé’s 10-part HBO series, “BEYONCÉ: X10”, right? If not, it’s only three parts in, so there’s still time to catch up! Just tune into HBO before "True Blood" at 8:55PM on Sundays to see Bey’s perfection in HD.
In even MORE exciting news, Beyoncé and her husband, Jay Z, have agreed to a third HBO venture, allowing the channel to film their September 12th and 13th Paris shows for your viewing pleasure! The special will air in September. Read More
BY Lex Ellenthal
on Jul 11, 2014
You may or may not be familiar with the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign. If you aren’t, it was a thing on Twitter recently where people tweeted pictures of themselves or their loved ones holding signs that said why we need diverse books. However, it’s sort of lost momentum, and I don’t know about you, but I haven’t noticed a change in the literary landscape as far as representation is concerned. In fact, other than Orange is the New Black, I haven’t seen much of any representation in any form of media recently. And as a consumer, that makes me livid. Read More
BY Gwen Berumen
on Jun 15, 2014
“The best film music is not heard,” quotes Claudia Gorban in her essay Music as Salvation: Notes on Fellini and Rota. She tastefully disagrees with this quote, asking why is that people focus so much on the “background” music in Fellini’s films?
I ask myself the same question. Why is that I focus so much on the background music? Our non-diegetic friend that is lurking behind what is going on on-screen stands out further to me than any scene happening in the forefront.
This is exactly why shows like Gossip Girl and The O.C. specifically stuck out to me. Read More