Mara Brock Akil to Woman TV Bosses: 'We Should All Be Feminists'

The organization Girls Inc. held its annual entertainment-industry luncheon Wednesday, bringing together some of the most powerful women in television for a host of inspirational speeches. And Mara Brock Akil, pioneer of this current era of women in television with Girlfriends and The Game, had some of the best… » 11/20/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

John Cameron Mitchell Pulls Wig Down from the Shelf, Returns to Hedwig

Start saving your money now because come winter, you're going to want to throw down for some expensive-ass theater tickets. This January, John Cameron Mitchell will start an 8-week stint as the titular role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical he originally wrote and starred in. » 11/20/14 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

​Like Iggy Azalea, We're All Bored of Eminem's Thirsty Shock Antics

Eminem has a long history of performing for shock value. He also has a lyrical history of using female bodies for his sadistic pleasure and entertainment. We've become so accustomed to it that it's generally dismissed and given the "Whatever" reaction. Lately, he's been at it again, and frankly it's boring. » 11/20/14 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm

The Official Nasty Gal Shopping Bag Features Nipples

Nasty Gal—the online store where you can purchase a vegan leather du-rag if you so choose—is opening its first physical location at 8115 Melrose Avenue on Friday. The store will be offering plenty of giveaways, as well as a shopping bag that prominently features a nipple and kind of channels Abercrombie & Fitch. » 11/20/14 5:20pm Yesterday 5:20pm

On Camille Cosby and the Problem With Asking, 'Why Did She Stay?'

Every time a wife stands by her scandal-mired celebrity husband, we eventually reach a point in the ensuing, endlessly looping discussion where we ask ourselves why she stayed, how much she knew, and whether her refusal to leave him is a reflection of her own shortcomings. If it were me, naysayers say triumphantly, … » 11/20/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm