Posts tagged "tv show"

Jennifer Lawrence & Alison Brie Almost Starred In An Awesomely Horrible TV Show Together

Let’s all pour one out for missed opportunities.

Before “Mad Men” and “Community,” Alison Brie was just another starving actress looking to break into the biz. And before…

Katie Oldenburg | August 19, 2014 - 11:30 am

Rebel Wilson’s New Sitcom “Super Fun Night” Is Super Unfunny

Well, that’s a disappointment! As much as we — and everyone else, because come on, who doesn’t love Rebel Wilson? — wanted the actress’s new show “Super Fun Night,” which…

Rachel Krause | October 3, 2013 - 12:40 pm

10 Reasons Lisa Simpson Is The Only Role Model You’ll Need

Lisa Simpson is what can only be described as one of the greatest feminist characters in cartoon history. Every week my family would watch The Simpsons on Sunday as a…

College Candy | September 22, 2013 - 9:30 am

Lizzy Caplan Talks X-Rated Cookbooks, Masturbation & “Masters Of Sex” With Conan

Dear Hollywood: USE LIZZY CAPLAN MORE. She’s only, you know, PERFECT, and I just cannot fathom how she hasn’t been put to better use. What is it about her that…

Rachel Krause | September 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Spielberg-Produced Female Astronaut Drama Greenlit By CBS

If Steven Spielberg’s resume as a director has an equal, it’s his legacy as a producer. Well, at least it is for this fan of “Pinky and the Brain”, “Animaniacs”,…

The Mary Sue | August 8, 2013 - 6:45 pm

“Game Of Thrones” Gets The “Arrested Developement” Treatment

When you think about it, Lucille Bluth and Catelyn Stark aren’t that much different. They’re both domineering mothers who’ve gotten their families in a lot of trouble, right? So it…

Julie Gerstein | July 19, 2013 - 11:40 am

“Small Town Security”‘s Joan Reveals Her Crush On Avril Lavigne

You guys! Apologies in advance for being the most awkward interviewer ever, but have you seen “Small Town Security” yet? The first season captured the utterly bonkers world of Joan Koplan…

Julie Gerstein | May 8, 2013 - 12:20 pm

If “Breaking Bad” Was A Crappy ’90s Family Drama

What might happen if you took “Breaking Bad” and put it in the wayback machine to 1995, mixed a little “Party of Five” and some “Dawson’s Creek” in, with liberal…

Julie Gerstein | March 8, 2013 - 11:20 am

Presenting The Frisky Kama Sutra!

So, you’ve worked your way through all 64 of the Kama Sutra’s pleasure postures, even the ones that seem impossible to pull off like the Pair Of Tongs or the…

Ami Angelowicz | February 5, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Kris Jenner’s World Domination Is Complete With New Talk Show

God have mercy on us all: Kris Jenner’s been given her own limited talk show run on FOX, which will air in the New York City and Los Angeles…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

Yay! “Community” Is Almost Back!

How do I love “Community”? Let me count the ways. There’s Abed and Troy’s Inspector Spacetime hijinks, Jeff Winger’s sassy bon mots, and Annie’s pervasive neuroses. Britta’s awful “therapizing” and…

Julie Gerstein | January 23, 2013 - 9:00 am

Inside The Real Downton Abbey

Ever wonder about the real story behind “Downton Abbey”‘s majestic house? Us too. It seems that the real life Lady and Lord Grantham are actually known as the Eighth Earl…

Julie Gerstein | January 22, 2013 - 2:40 pm

“30 Rock” Covers The Lady/Technology Cliche

On last night’s “30 Rock,” Liz Lemon was honored with an award at Women in Media’s “80 Under 80 Who Aren’t Betty White” gala event. The only problem? The audio/visual…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Rainn Wilson Spoofs Angus T. Jones’ “Two And A Half Men” Freak Out

Remember a couple of days ago when Angus T. Jones, the “half” on “Two And A Half Men,” had a major video freak out, and told fans of the show…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2012 - 1:20 pm

A Very “Breaking Bad” Thanksgiving Special

Will we ever tire of “Breaking Bad” parodies? Not likely. And hopefully the parody machine will continue on long after the show (sadly) ends next year. This time we have…

Julie Gerstein | November 22, 2012 - 10:30 am

Weekend Watch: The Failed Ben Stiller Pilot For “Heat Vision And Jack”

Back in 1999, Ben Stiller got together his pals Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Ron Silver (playing himself!) to make a failed pilot called “Heat Vision and Jack.” Black plays…

Julie Gerstein | November 18, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Dez Duron Is Everything That’s Wrong With America

Have you been watching “The Voice”? The vocal talent show features judges Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine coaching singers in a vocal competition. The twist?

Julie Gerstein | November 12, 2012 - 10:00 am

“Portlandia” Is Back And More Yoga-Tastic Than Ever

Namaste, bitches! The third season of “Portlandia” is back, and they’ve released the first clip! In it, Carrie and Fred play yoga students on a major, uh, journey. The new…

Julie Gerstein | November 9, 2012 - 9:20 am

Be My Boyfriend: The “People’s Court” Announcer

There’s histrionics, and then there’s histrionics. And perhaps nobody knows that better than the announcer guy for “The People’s Court.” He’s turned witty voiceover-speak into a slightly sardonic, possibly passive…

Julie Gerstein | October 28, 2012 - 10:00 am

It’s A “Nashville” Recap, Y’All: Rayna Jaymes Vs. Juliette Barnes

As y’all know (sorry, I’ll stop with the y’alls, I swear), I’m a hardcore fan of Connie Britton, so nothing was going to turn me off to her new show,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 11, 2012 - 12:20 pm
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