Posts tagged "girls"

I’m So Obsessed With Lena Dunham & Taylor Swift’s Friendship

This week’s issue of Time Out New York features a total BFF fest — Lena Dunham is interviewed by best friend and “Girls” showrunner Jenni Konner, and spends a huge chunk of that interview gushing over pal Taylor Swift. So much girlfriend love! A snippet of the conversation:…

By: Claire Hannum / January 20, 2015

Allison Williams’ Dad Watched Her Get Her Ass Eaten, Was Cool About It


When I am faced with a professional crisis, I turn to my dad, who usually has solid advice and provides me with solutions I hadn’t though of before. Allison Williams, it seems, also does the same. She attacked her now-infamous ass-eating scene on the season premiere of “Girls” like you would a particularly tricky…

By: Megan Reynolds / January 13, 2015

All You Really Need To Know About Last Night’s “Girls”

I guess eating ass is officially hip? No, I’m really asking a serious question: Is this something singles like myself, but not literally myself, are doing with regularity? Because Marnie got her salad tossed on last night’s “Girls” premiere — and yes, HAPPY MONDAY, that is a GIF above for you to look…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 12, 2015

Let’s Play “Girls” BINGO During Sunday’s Night’s Premiere!

On Sunday, January 11, “Girls” fourth season premieres on HBO. The trailer shows Hannah at grad school in Iowa, Marnie pursuing her singing career (with Desi), and Shoshana having a rough time adjusting to post-collegiate life. Here are our predictions for Season 4 in BINGO form.

By: Emily Winter / January 8, 2015

A New “Girls” Trailer Is Here!

A new trailer for season four of “Girls” has arrived, and our favorite flailing anti-heroines look just as aimless and tone-deaf as ever — and I guess we really wouldn’t have it any other way, would we? The trailer also includes an excellent dig at Woody Allen in which Jessa recites his quote “the heart…

By: Claire Hannum / December 8, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: Unique Gifts For TV Show Superfans (Past And Present)

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to shop, but what do you get for someone who’s permanently stationed in front of their TV? We’ve compiled some unique gift ideas from Etsy for your friends and family who can’t get enough “Scandal,” “Friends,” “Orange Is The New Black,” “Girls,” “Game Of Thrones,” “Breaking…

By: Katie Oldenburg / November 25, 2014

The “Girls” Season 4 Trailer Has Arrived!

Controversy or not, Lena Dunham’s not going anywhere except back to the small screen for season four of “Girls.” And today we have the first trailer, which shows Hannah back in Iowa as a grad school student. I had totally forgotten that happened at the end of season three, though I don’t expect the show…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2014

12 Charmingly Neurotic Onscreen Dudes Worth Crushing On

Know-it-all alpha dudes without a care in the world are great and all, but who doesn’t love that their neurotic sidekick just as much? TV and movies are full of lovable, mildly troubled neurotic souls who spend their days worrying, analyzing and questioning every event — and I have a major crush on them. The…

By: Claire Hannum / October 2, 2014

15 Kickass Lena Dunham Quotes To Celebrate Her New Book

Lena Dunham’s first book, Not That Kind Of Girl, is out today, and The Frisky staff is excited. If the book is anything like the writing she’s put out into the world so far, we can expect a smart and honest take on experiences that are so wildly universal that we’ll be scratching our heads wondering…

By: Claire Hannum / September 30, 2014

Zosia Mamet: Feminism Is “Not About Running A Fortune 500 Company”

“I think that the term [feminist] has been incredibly bastardized. I am a huge advocate of empowering women — the idea of women supporting each other and supporting themselves and making strong choices that make them happy. I think often feminism gets a very narrow definition. It’s not about making shit-tons of money and running…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2014

Women Of Color Ask To Be Included In Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Program

Women and girls of color are asking to be included in President Obama’s new program “My Brother’s Keeper,” which is aimed at young men of color. Over a 1,000 women and 200 men have signed letters saying young girls should be targeted in the program, too. [Washington Post]
The New York Assembly passed…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2014

The UK Strengthens Female Genital Mutilation Legislation

A law in the UK punishing adults who carry out female circumcision (also called FGM or female genital mutilation) is being strengthened with a new amendment to include other adults, beyond British citizens and permanent residents, who take girls to be cut. The new legislation would punish “habitually resident” foreign citizens living in the UK with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 6, 2014

Zuzanna Szadkowski Of “Gossip Girl” Will Be On “Girls” Next Season!

For those of you who are still mourning the end of “Gossip Girl” (like myself), listen up: our beloved Dorota will soon be finding her way back to the television screen. Zuzanna Szadkowski, who played the Upper East Side’s favorite housekeeper/best friend/maternal figure, will appear in the next season of “Girls.” Andrew Rannells, who plays Elijah…

By: Claire Hannum / June 6, 2014

Girls Asked To Leave School Over Visible Bra Straps

As many as 30 girls were sent home from high schools in Canada last week for wearing sleeveless shirts or tank tops that exposed bra straps. At one high school, boys in sleeveless shirts were also sent home from school. However, the girls were specifically told that their bra straps would be a “distraction”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2014

The Soapbox: I Know How To Get More Girls Interested In STEM Fields

The race to find a silver bullet to solve the “Where are all the girls in science and engineering?” puzzle is fast and furious. And as someone who works to encourage and support women studying in science and engineering fields, I worry our efforts often end up pitting the “pink sparkly girls” against the “digging…

By: Veronica Arreola / March 31, 2014

What If Hannah From “Girls” Hung Out With Dorothy From “The Golden Girls”?

Ross Mathews wondered the same thing on “Hello Ross,” so he presented us with this spoof in which Dorothy (played by Jackie Beat) says some choice words to Hannah Horvath that we’ve all longed to say ourselves. Whoa, between the ugly outfit, the hand gestures and the vocal intonations, Ross has his Hannah impersonation down. I…

By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2014

Allison Williams On Marnie’s Masturbation Scene On “Girls”


“I was so nervous about [filming Marnie's masturbation scene], Lena [Dunham] brought me in the dressing room and we took turns being up against the door. I would go ‘Do you think it should look like this,’ and then she’d say ‘No, no, no, no, hey, you sit down, I’m gonna try it,’ and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 24, 2014

Make This Happen: Idris Elba Wants To Be On “Girls”

You guys! Idris Elba — star of  “Luther,” “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom,” and, of course, “The Wire” — is going to be on “Girls”! I mean, I’m assuming he is, because he ASKED TO BE and when Idris Elba ASKS to appear on your show, you say YES. You move heaven and earth to…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2014

For Instant Smiles, Watch Hamish Bowles Teach Lena Dunham How To Pose For Vogue

Lena Dunham’s Vogue spread has sparked all kinds of feelings and conversations. But this cute video from the magazine is likely something we can all agree on. In this adorable clip, Lena seeks out the help of Hamish Bowles, Vogue‘s European editor-at-large, in preparing how to pose for the her photoshoot. No matter what you think about “Girls” or…

By: Claire Hannum / January 22, 2014

Lena Dunham Instructed Gaby Hoffmann To “Dance Like Claire Danes” For Her Role On “Girls”

“I don’t dance exactly like that. But Lena and I have a mutual friend, the incomparable Claire Danes, who is not just an amazing actress but a really fantastic dancer, and Claire and I dance together, pretty seriously. And I think Lena was imagining some sort of strange combination of Claire moves plus me moves plus Caroline…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2014
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