Jen & Courteney Reuniting On TV: Who Cares?

The friends from Friends acted together on Dirt in 2007, and they'll do it for Cougar Town's second-season premiere in September. There are lots of exclusive details and what not, but seriously: What is the fascination? It's so 1996. » 8/23/10 6:55pm 8/23/10 6:55pm

Dear Hollywood: We Notice When You Change A Major Element Of A Show

Y'know, they don't call us "viewers" for nothing. When you change a major element of a show, we notice. The latest: Cougar Town's creator has reportedly said that he might change that show's awful title. Okay, now it's getting insulting. » 6/16/10 2:30pm 6/16/10 2:30pm

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So Much For The Cougar Meme Dying With The Decade...

Although according to Time's "brief history of the cougar," they're as old as human history itself. That's right, not "older woman and younger men," but "cougars." Including, wait for it, "Cougar the Great" (pictured.) [Time] » 1/22/10 2:30pm 1/22/10 2:30pm

Men Still Control Depictions Of Female Sexuality On The Screen And…

There is no shortage of in-your-face sexuality in American culture. Yet as Patricia Cohen notes in a piece for the New York Times, much of that sexual culture, including the marketing of female sexuality, is still driven by men. » 12/20/09 1:30pm 12/20/09 1:30pm

On TV, Single, Middle-Aged Women Are Aliens

When Jon Caramanica writes about a show in which "a female alien lands largely unannounced in a predominantly male universe," he's talking about The Good Wife — because on television, single women over 35 might as well be Martians. » 10/19/09 3:40pm 10/19/09 3:40pm

Sing It, Sister: Why I Hate Glee

I know, I know, you love it. Everyone loves it. I'm a scrooge, and a party-pooper, and why can't I just enjoy the music? I get why people like Glee, I do. It's fun! It's harmless! But is it? » 10/14/09 3:00pm 10/14/09 3:00pm

Frances Cobain Lashes Out At Ali Lohan; Brad & Jen's "Secret" Meeting

Courteney Cox Doesn't Know If "Cougar" Is A Compliment

While promoting her craptastically crappy new show Cougar Town, Courteney Cox was on with Jimmy Kimmel last night and said a bunch of crappy crap about older women. » 9/29/09 3:20pm 9/29/09 3:20pm

"It Was Hard For Me At First To Find Words For Why I Hated — Simply…

"It's girls-gone-wild feminism for 40-somethings. It's ridiculous and belittling and it stinks of another round of backlash… All the most cartoonish aspects of boorish middle-aged masculinity… [Courteney Cox's character is] so very pitiful." — Judith Warner. We suspected. [NY Times] » 9/25/09 6:40pm 9/25/09 6:40pm

Sorry Courteney: Cougar Town Is Crude, Charmless

Critics say Courteney Cox is a good actress, but even she can't make the stale, raunchy humor of Cougar Town - which premieres tonight - work. Unless, of course, viewers, like Cox's character, tend to think with their "coochie cooch." » 9/23/09 4:00pm 9/23/09 4:00pm