HBO Nabs Sarah Silverman Pilot About a Woman Experiencing Your Future

...Or your present, depending on how old you are and what you consider the middle of life! Multiple outlets are reporting that after passing on People in New Jersey last year, a pilot starring Sarah Silverman, TOPHER GRACE and Patti Lupone, HBO has picked up another comedy from Silverman. This one is about a "… » 12/18/14 3:30pm Thursday 3:30pm

A Terrible Episode With Worse Timing: The Newsroom Tackles Campus Rape

The last three seasons of The Newsroom have been both fascinating and infuriating: a depiction of nuts-and-bolts newsjournalism so fantastical that it couches its sanctimonious shaming in righteous idealism. It is show creator Aaron Sorkin's Herman's Head-style universe, where ethics are shouted down unto the people… » 12/08/14 12:50pm 12/08/14 12:50pm

Dave Grohl's Sonic Highways Systematically Erases Women in Music

Last month, the Foo Fighters released their eighth album, Sonic Highways, which the band recorded under a simple, perhaps noble concept: travel to eight cities in the United States, explore the unique musical culture that sprung up there, and with that history in mind, record a new song inspired by each locale. » 12/05/14 5:30pm 12/05/14 5:30pm

The Comeback's Comeback: Valerie Cherish's First Trailer!

The Comeback was, notoriously, the brilliant 2005 show starring Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish, a '90s sitcom actress who gets a chance at kickstarting her career by starring on a reality television show... about her attempt to kickstart her career. In brief, it was hilarious, extremely meta, and too ahead of its… » 10/20/14 1:20pm 10/20/14 1:20pm

It Took Heaps of Cash to Keep This Game of Thrones Nude Scene Secret

According to fans who've read ahead in the series and won't stop threatening to spoil various plot twists, the next season of Game of Thrones will feature a big, dramatic nude scene—for the purposes of plot, not titillation. And filming it apparently cost a Lannister-sized fortune. (Spoilers ahead.) » 10/07/14 12:10pm 10/07/14 12:10pm