Posts tagged "scandal"

10 Signs You’re Dating A Fitz

He may be President on “Scandal,” but he’s also a drip to date on screen AND off.

Lauren Vinopal / September 28, 2015

The Frisky’s Guide To What’s Good On TV This Fall (Part 1!)

Find your house pants and settle in, TV is back. …

Megan Reynolds / September 15, 2015

New Shonda Rhimes Show Is In The Works

Attention lovers of “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” Shondaland has a new show in the works, and this time it’s a comedy. Woo hoo!
The show will be called “Splitsville” and was conceived by “Trophy Wife” creators Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins. It will portray divorced residents of a suburba…

Katrin Higher / August 23, 2015

Frisky Q&A: Viviana Olen & Matt Harkins Of The Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum

On Friday, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Viviana and Matt in their Williamsburg, Brooklyn, apartment turned museum, to discuss their passion for the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan figure skating scandal. Their Kickstarter funded project opened on Saturday to rave reviews. Their reasons for opening this museum are simple: “We have a…

Katrin Higher / April 21, 2015

Lena Dunham On “Scandal” Is Just As Irritating As You’d Expect

Whoever gave her that wig deserves a raise. …

Megan Reynolds / March 19, 2015

Here’s Cyrus Beene From “Scandal” Reading Taylor Swift Lyrics

Jeff Perry, who plays Cyrus Beene on “Scandal,” is able to turn the character’s trademark high blood-pressure tirades on at the flip of a switch. The hosts of “The View” must have picked up on his acting prowess, because on the show earlier this week they asked him to read the lyrics to “Shake It…

Claire Hannum / February 5, 2015

How “Scandal” Schools Us In Feminism Every Week, Whether We Realize It Or Not

In early October, Gloria Steinem and bell hooks sat on stage at the New School in New York City and addressed an audience of like-minded people who listened attentively, fan-girling over the two feminist icons. A young woman asked how conversations about women’s issues can include those who aren’t keenly aware of them. Read more

Huffington Post Women / November 28, 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…

Katie Oldenburg / November 25, 2014

25 Reasons Fitz From “Scandal” Just Needs To Be Killed Off Already

There are few TV characters as maligned as President Fitzgerald Grant of “Scandal,” a.k.a. the worst leader of the free world in television history. On top of being a childish, intolerant, sexist brat, he is also quickly becoming the most boring guy on the show. He never grows, he never changes, and neither does hi…

Claire Hannum / November 18, 2014

An Ode To Mellie Grant From “Scandal”

“If you knew the sacrifices that I have made, the things that I have given up, and the pieces of myself that I have given away for you, and you treat me this way. You declare war on me, and you shame me, and you make me beg for scraps when I have done nothing

Claire Hannum / October 24, 2014

Shonda Rhimes Will Not Tolerate Twitter Homophobes

Shonda Rhimes shut down homophobes on Twitter like a badass after haters criticized the love scenes in her shows that feature gay characters. When one viewer tweeted that the “gay scenes in ‘Scandal’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ are too much,” she fired back with, “There are no GAY scenes. There are…

Claire Hannum / October 20, 2014

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Sad Mental Mellie From “Scandal”

Poor Mellie Grant. This season on “Scandal,” the spitfire First Lady is deep in mourning, losing her shit over the death of her son during last season’s finale. Sad Mental Mellie is in a bathrobe all the time, can’t stop eating greasy fried chicken and potato chips, and has no fucks to give about Fitz’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2014

Dress Like Olivia Pope: Our 10 Favorite Pieces From The Limited’s “Scandal”-Inspired Fashion Line

Every time an episode of “Scandal” airs, I want to trash everything in my closet and completely reinvent my wardrobe using Olivia Pope as my style inspiration. Equal parts professional badass and classy seductress, Kerry Washington’s character (much like the actress in real life) is always dressed to the nines. To honor Miss Pope’s style,…

Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

Shonda Rhimes Has Already Decided When “Scandal” Will End

Shonda Rhimes said “Scandal” has an expiration date and it will come sooner than we thought. “I think there’s only so much ‘Scandal’ you can tell satisfactorily,” the showrunner told The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s not a 10-season or eight-season show. I’ve already decided how long that is and what that’s going to be.” Bummer. [THR]…

Claire Hannum / July 17, 2014

Kerry Washington Wants Women In Film To Step Up

“So, I want to tell on myself, because a dear friend of mine, Pat Mitchell, who herself is a badass woman in the business, having run PBS and the Payley Center for Media, she called me a few years ago, because she for a long time worked for TED … She called and said, ‘I’m…

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

11 Shows You Need To Watch If You Want To Be Relevant

To this day, I think I might be one of the only people on earth who has never seen an episode of “Breaking Bad.” Even though the series has ended, its legend lives on, and I still find myself excluded from any and all Walter White-related water cooler conversation. But once a show has bee…

Katie Oldenburg / May 14, 2014

Kerry Washington Had Her Baby!

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington gave birth two weeks ago to a baby girl! Baby Isabelle was born on April 21 in L.A., according to TMZ. It’s her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, a former NFL quarterback. Congratulations, Kerry! [TMZ]
Paul Simon and Edie Brickell released a new song called “Like To Get…

Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2014

Columbus Short Leaving “Scandal,” Accused Of Violating Wife’s Restraining Order

Recently-fired “Scandal” star Columbus Short allegedly violated his restraining order and “ransacked” his and his wife’s home over Easter weekend, while she was out of town. Tanee McCall obtained a restraining order against Short following a domestic violence incident in early April when he threatened a murder/suicide. McCall has since filed for divorce. Short…

Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2014

10 Things We Can Learn From Olivia Pope On “Scandal”

When it comes to “Scandal,” I was late to the party, but I’ve finally fallen down the drama-filled rabbit hole that’s had all my friends hooked since day one. What was my empty life before I found the feminist hero that is Olivia Pope!? I feel like she’s a role model, superhero, and big sister all wrapped…

Claire Hannum / April 24, 2014
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