BY Intern Kerishma in Boob Tube on Feb 28, 2012 |
Sherlock Holmes was only half right when he fondly proclaimed, “Good old Watson. You are the one fixed point in a changing age.” We are indeed in a changing age, Holmes, but “good old Watson” is changing right along with it.
From Basil Rathbone’s iconic 14-film series and the Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law blockbusters to popular television shows House and BBC’s Sherlock, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s chronicles of the ... Read More
Fake game shows were the name of the, yes, game, on this week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race. For the mini challenge, Ru invented a four-round test of endurance called—wait for it—Beat the Cock. I will render its brilliance in detail for you here so that you may recreate it at home, because you are definitely, definitely going to want to play. The first round was essentially Pin the Tail on the Donkey, only the tail was a paper chicken and ... Read More
BY Intern Maura in Boob Tube on Feb 27, 2012 |
In case y’all Liz Lemon-lovers haven’t been keepin’ up with your Twitter feed, we should explain that 30 Rock has been receiving a helluva lot of flack this season. The critics say that Liz is more frazzled and mean; has become infantile and has an unhealthy father-daughter relationship with Jack; is turning into Homer Simpson; is too much of a bitch to her writers; is an idiot; is just not quirky enough.
Perhaps you agree with these gripes, but ... Read More
BY Intern Caroline in Boob Tube on Feb 24, 2012 |
We're a month away from season 5 of AMC's runaway hit Mad Men. After an insufferably long break, I think we're all a little rusty on the tangled, sexy web our friends at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce have been weaving. Fortunately, we found a handy graphic that maps out all the affairs, flirtations, and well I guess old-fashioned committed sex that made us love this show so much. Mad Men returns to AMC on Sunday, March 25 so study up!Source ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Boob Tube on Feb 22, 2012 |
There must be something adorable in the air today, because we caught wind of a documentary that's sure to melt our hearts: Too Cute! Baby Sloths premieres on Animal Planet on February 25 (it will air on March 4 in the UK, under the name Meet The Sloths). We hope sloth superfan Kristen Bell has her DVR set for this.
Lucy Cooke's doc takes us to the Aviarios sloth sanctuary, first featured in a short video she made called "Meet The Sloths." Cooke has also ... Read More
Last night on RuPaul’s Drag Race, things that we were only partially certain of became crystal clear. Phi Phi O’Hara, previously only semi-evil, went full Maleficent. The source of Willam’s high opinion of himself was revealed to be a guest stint on Sex and the City (which, by the way, ended eight years ago). Max Mutchnick, co-creator of Will & Grace, was every bit as demanding as you’d expect a TV executive to be (and he hates Sharon ... Read More
BY debbie in Boob Tube on Feb 21, 2012 |
Congratulations to our boyfriend Bret McKenzie, who was recently nominated for an Academy Award for his song for the Muppets movie, "Man or Muppet." McKenzie, who you all of course remember as one-half of the comedy duo, "Flight of the Conchords," can consider himself especially honored this year, as it's the first time that only 2 songs are competing for Best Original Song (none of the other songs scored high enough in the fancy Oscars rating system to even be ... Read More
BY Intern Arielle in Boob Tube on Feb 16, 2012 |
The folks over at Saturday Night Live must really love BUST Magazine! The host of this weekend's comedy sketch show is none other than yours truly. Sort of. Although the hilarious staff here is not actually hosting SNL, our current cover lady Maya Rudolph is, and the musical guest is (drum roll please) Sleigh Bells! Not only did Sleigh Bells land a spot as our featured review in the Feb/March issue, we've got a brand-spankin' new interview with ... Read More
BY debbie in Boob Tube on Feb 16, 2012 |
After reading a comment posted by a "shellylovelace" on a YouTube video that suspiciously sounded like our old friend Courtney Love, I followed the link back to discover internetz GOLD: Courtney's own YouTube Channel. With categories including "Guilty Pleasures" -- where we discover that Courtney enjoys watching old Go Gos videos, and the war between Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler on Howard Stern--to "Freak Assed Shit"--which includes videos of her mother, Linda ... Read More
BY Intern Caroline in Boob Tube on Feb 16, 2012 |
My mother has all these great cooking stories from her girlhood involving her Italian aunts making homemade ravioli out of giant volcanos of flour right on the kitchen table. Wild stuff! One of her greatest regrets is never mastering the art of handmade pasta while she had the chance, so a few Christmases ago I bought her a cookbook called Cooking with Italian Grandmothers. She opened the box, looked at me and said, "Are you pregnant?" She totally missed the really ... Read More