The hilariously specific comedy sketches made by Thunderant's Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen haven't been popping up on their website very regularly these days. This probably has something to do with the fact that they've been busy thinking up new material for 'Portlandia,' a Thunderant inspired comedy series set to air on IFC, which begins production later this month.  The show will be shot entirely in Oregon, and will pull from a bevy of Portland ... Read More
Wednesday night the Algonquin Hotel in N.Y.C took the liberty of putting the cat back in “catwalk”. Matilda, the Algonquin’s most beloved, and furriest, resident celebrated her 15th birthday in style by holding a feline fashion show in the hotel’s lobby. The show was hosted by John Fulton who, when he’s not introducing kitties in couture, hosts Animal Planet’s Must Love Cats. Here are a few of my personal favorite ... Read More

Review: Eat Pray Love

BY Emily Rems in General |

If you enjoyed Sex and the City 2  for the friendship-centric, over-the-top fantasy romp that it was, then think of Eat Pray Love (opening today) as Sex’s more bookish, solitary, and endearing kid sister. This film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling post-divorce travel memoir, starring Julia Roberts as Gilbert, has equally eye-popping exotic locales (namely Italy, India, and Indonesia), sumptuous natural scenery, and decadent attention ... Read More
Coming across new tracks by Andre 3000 is basically like finding a grocery bag full of money. He is such an elusive character, traipsing around the Deep South like he owns the place...i mean, he kind-of does.  His music is always so fresh and raw, and he makes no apologies for his bona fide rhymes.  Yesterday Limelight Exclusives dropped their new mixed tape featuring a new track by the ATLien, "I Do."  This track is super chill-  Andre lays his feelings on ... Read More

Macho, Macho Men?

BY Nissa in Boob Tube |

BUST-y lady, and our lovely managing editor, Emily Rems appeared as a guest this morning on the NPR show "The Takeaway" to discuss the death of the "macho man" in present day cinema. Today, two very different movies are being released in theaters nationally - "Eat, Pray, Love" and "The Expendables." The question at hand here is, when a movie is so crammed with tried and true, and stereotypically "strong" actors, and all of those actors happen to be over forty, ... Read More