The Trayvon Martin/Paula Deen Episode of SVU Was Absolutely Ridiculous

Trayvon Martin, Paula Deen, Stop and Frisk and Assistant DA Raul Esparza? Dick Wolf was not kidding with this whole Law & Order/ripped from the headlines thing. Of course, if he wanted to be more accurate, the slogan would go "ripped from one headline, ripped from another headline, ripped from a third headline and… » 10/03/13 3:20pm 10/03/13 3:20pm

Detective Benson Got the Shit Kicked Out of Her on Last Night's SVU

Season 14 of Law & Order: SVU ended with Detective Benson walking into her apartment to find William Lewis (played by Orange Is the New Black's Pablo Schreiber), a violent rapist who has repeatedly dodged conviction, armed and waiting for her. On that cliffhanger, SVU went on summer hiatus, leaving viewers to worry… » 9/26/13 12:30pm 9/26/13 12:30pm

Law & Order: SVU Rips Story From Dozens of Campus Rape Headlines

Last night Law & Order: Special Victims Unit aired "Girl Dishonored," essentially a greatest hits compilation of recent highly-publicized college rape cases complete with zeitgeisty references to Snapchat and "Gangnam Style." The episode's standard disclaimer — "The following story is fictional and does not depict any… » 4/25/13 3:06pm 4/25/13 3:06pm

Feed Your Outrage with These Law & Order: SVU Previews Featuring…

A lot of people have asked themselves why Law & Order: SVU — a show primarily about victims' advocacy — would cast known convicted rapist Mike Tyson on their program, but, now, thanks to these previews for tomorrow's episode, we finally have an answer. It's because he's such a good actor. Okay, Dick Wolf. CHUNG CHUNG » 2/05/13 12:40pm 2/05/13 12:40pm

Why in God's Name Is Mike Tyson, Convicted Rapist, Guest Starring on …

I've spent a lot of time analyzing my long-term, stable(r), monogamous attachment to Law & Order: SVU (how do we keep the spark alive!?), and one of the main conclusions I've come to is that—for all its gratuitous trauma-porn issues — it's a show largely about women that actually acknowledges how scary and vulnerable… » 1/25/13 4:40pm 1/25/13 4:40pm

Chelsea Handler On Her Abortion: "These Are Things People Shouldn't Be…

In an interview in which she ranted about reality shows, Chelsea Handler revealed that she had an abortion when she was a teenager. "We need to be focusing on other things," she told the New York Times. "We're seeking out such grossness in human behavior and want such mindless entertainment. The Real Housewives of… » 5/25/11 9:00am 5/25/11 9:00am