While You Watched the Oscars, Girls Did a Super Chill Abortion Episode

Here it is, because we have to talk about it: a character on Girls had an abortion, and it was very chill. Adam's new girlfriend Mimi-Rose politely declined his request to go for a jog, telling him, "I can't go for a run because I had an abortion yesterday." The scene that followed was both laudable in its… » 2/23/15 4:30pm 2/23/15 4:30pm

Watch Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs Play BFFs in Life Partners

Here is the trailer for Life Partners, a film starring Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs who play two best friends whose very close friendship hits a snag when Jacobs's character becomes smitten with Adam Brody (Meester's IRL husband). It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in the spring to mixed reviews, but ah… » 10/07/14 5:40pm 10/07/14 5:40pm

Judd Apatow Is Doing a Series for Netflix

Judd Apatow fans won't have to wait until the inevitable Paul Rudd/Leslie Mann vehicle This is 80 to get new material from the writer/director. As long as they have a Netflix account, that is. » 9/17/14 1:40pm 9/17/14 1:40pm

Angelina Jolie Knows that Being Mega-Rich Makes Motherhood Easier

Some reporter asked Angelina Jolie if she ever suffers from "mom guilt" like Chirlane McCray—because heaven forfend we interview a female celebrity without bringing up her womb—and she managed to dismiss the question, own her privilege, and stick up for low-income single moms. » 5/21/14 8:00pm 5/21/14 8:00pm

Why Gillian Jacobs Is Our Feminist Spirit Animal

Community is back this Thursday (yay!), which means our favorite TV feminist Britta Perry will be back in our living rooms soon! To build up the anticipation, her portrayer Gillian Jacobs is here to talk about being the only kid in school who was interested in issues like fair pay and paternity leave. » 12/31/13 6:20pm 12/31/13 6:20pm

Gillian Jacobs Goes All Serial Mom in New Short

You know how sometimes it seems like your significant other is breathing too loudly and you either need to 1) move to another room, 2) breakup, or 3) Well, those are kinda your only options. Well, unless you're Gillian Jacobs in this new short film. » 8/19/13 9:30am 8/19/13 9:30am

The Lovable Ladies of Community on Slut-Shaming, Stereotypes and Women…

I feel comfortable saying that Community will go down in history as one of the best television shows of all time, not only because each episode is crafted with such tender loving care, but also due to the way that the program has diversified the network sitcom. What we have in Community is a world where characters of… » 2/28/12 7:00pm 2/28/12 7:00pm

Alison Brie And Gillian Jacobs Pretend To Be Lesbians Because GQ Asked…

We have some conflicting feelings about the Community stars Gillian Jacobs and Alison Brie's sexy spread above. Our first reaction upon seeing it was "Hot!" But after visiting GQ's website, we felt kind of disgusted at the magazine's description of what went down. The headline reads, "Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs… » 7/14/11 4:30pm 7/14/11 4:30pm

The Women Of Television Celebrate Themselves

Rachel Zoe! Paz de la Huerta! Kiernan "Sally Draper" Shipka! If the turnout and the bombshell fashions are any indication, we hope Elle's Inaugural Women In Television Celebratory Dinner will become an annual tradition! » 1/28/11 10:32am 1/28/11 10:32am