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Ever since Lost went off the air a couple of years ago, we’ve been waiting for another WTF sci-fi mystery to keep us talking at the water cooler. Thankfully, BBC America’s original series Orphan Black could be just we’re looking for. The story follows Sarah (newcomer Tatiana Maslany), a delinquent foster kid who takes on the identity of Beth, a rich suicide victim who looks just like her. Sarah only plans to steal her doppelganger’s ... Read More
In honor of today's Proposition 8 hearings and tomorrow's scheduled arguments for and against the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, we found this clip to be more than appropriate. Leave it to Sophia to put it ever-so-eloquently. Blanche is bothered/upset/disturbed by the thought of her brother, Clayton, getting married to his boyfriend, Doug. Sophia shoots down the idea of religion opposing marriage rights and gives Blanche a short, sweet speech ... Read More
That's right, your favorite sitcom ladies of the '70s are coming together to fulfill our dreams in a new episode of TV Land's Hot in Cleveland. Cloris Leachman, Valerie Harper, and Mary Tyler Moore herself will star alongside Cleveland cast members Betty White and Georgia Engel. This will be the first time the five have appeared on television together since 1977. The plot is said to involve Elka and Mamie Sue getting their GLOB (Gorgeous Ladies of Bowling) team ... Read More
Recovering 30 Rock addicts who tuned in to watch Tina Fey on Inside the Actors’ Studio on Wednesday received an extra, maverick-sized surprise. Responding to host James Lipton’s request to interview Sarah Palin, Fey reprised her famous Palin impression and busted out a series of gems such as “you know, I believe that if everybody had guns, then there would be fewer guns in the stores.” I never imagined I’d miss the conservative ... Read More
Networks have this really unfortunate habit of making it difficult to love television. So many of the best shows have a tendency to hang out on the chopping block for several seasons, and while some survive, others are taken off the air far too soon. 2013 has seen the cancellation of some really great comedies including Ben & Kate, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, and now HBO's Enlightened. All three of these shows attracted cult followings, yet ... Read More
This season, LD and her motley crew have tested the boundaries of the gals-in-the-city genre: we’ve seen elements of family drama, buddy comedy, and horror (yes, I’m still having Q-Tip nightmares). This episode, we go full-on rom-com. Where’s Shane West when you need him? (Hint: not here.) “I can like your cock and not be a whore.” I’m loath to re-open the box of shittiness that was last week’s episode, but I feel ... Read More
  Constantly in the media spotlight, always controversial and ever-addicting Lena Dunham sat down for an interview with Playboy.  Interviewer David Rensin talked to Dunham about feminism, Girls, men, and, of course, sex. In 20 questions, Rensin explores how Dunham first learned about sex, how she would react if she woke up tomorrow in the body of a Victoria’s Secret model, and her role as the writer/director of Girls. Girls is my current TV ... Read More
Connecticut’s Fox News tweeted an apology yesterday morning for the controversy over its coverage of an International Women’s Day march in Hartford.  The coverage, a 13-second clip of a close-up shot of a woman’s breasts, objectified women the very day that around the world women were celebrating their achievements and the struggles that they’ve overcome.  Apparently Fox CT thought that International Women’s Day could be summarized simply ... Read More
From acclaimed director Jane Campion (The Piano, Portrait of a Lady), we’re given the enticing yet haunting miniseries Top of the Lake. Set in a small, rural town in New Zealand, young Tui Mitcham has been impregnated at the age of twelve. Detective Robin Griffin happens to be in the area visiting her mother, who is currently losing a battle with cancer. No-nonsense Griffin, played by Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, On the Road, Get Him to the ... Read More
Comedy Central has picked up ten episodes of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's Broad City. The current webseries is a long time BUST favorite, so we are damn pleased to see our ladies finally make it big! UCB mainstays Jacobson and Glazer will star as awkward twenty-somethings trying to keep their collective shit together. Broad City has already gotten some major attention for its “sneak attack feminism” and the show was ... Read More