BY Katie Oldaker in Boob Tube on Sep 24, 2010 |
I, like many young women, have come to love 30 Rock. Liz Lemon is everything I want to be: she runs a television show, has an awesome apartment, and eats all the food she wants. Because of her, I’ve been devoted to the show since day 1, and own three of the seasons on DVD. I love it.
However, last night, there was a small crack in the show that is usually hilarious and wonderful. Pete Hornberger (a character who I usually consider to be underused) is ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Boob Tube on Sep 21, 2010 |
We all love Tina Fey, don’t get me wrong, but wouldn’t it be nice to have more than one path set for women writing comedy? She has really has set a new standard for what it means to be a female comedy writer and I’m sure it’s hard to be developing new work under that shadow. Enter: Mindy Kaling.
Mindy Kaling, who we all know as Kelly Kapoor from The Office, is also the show’s co-writer and producer. With The Office now ... Read More
BY debbie in Boob Tube on Sep 17, 2010 |
Recently I received a press release from a publicist asking me to share the following clip from a movie called "ITW Pathway." The film boasts a ridiculously amazing cast — including Terrence Howard, Temple Grandin, Rufus Wainwright, Famke Janssen, Will Shortz, Moby, Kent Cullers, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Jorgen Leth, Dave Matthews, Alan Cumming, Rosie Perez, Aimee Mullins, Bob Mankoff and Will Oldham — and the ... Read More
BY Katie Zanin in Boob Tube on Sep 07, 2010 |
Saturday Night Live is one of those cultural phenomena that refuse to disappear. We will all be dead and gone before SNL goes off air. This fall marks the show’s 36th running year and the entire cast (minus Will Forte) will be returning on September 25 to kick-off the season with three consecutive shows. Hosting the premiere will be none other than funny gal, Amy Poehler. A recent alum, Amy left the show after eight years to pursue bigger and better things ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Boob Tube on Sep 04, 2010 |
Let me preface this review by saying I really liked this movie. “Going the Distance” is about a couple dealing with a long distance relationship in an economically unstable period. They meet in New York City and have what Erin (Drew Barrymore) assumes is just a one night stand, but Garrett (Justin Long) extends their tryst to breakfast. Garrett confesses that he just got out of a relationship, which relaxes Erin because she wants to keep things ... Read More