​Watch the Trailer for Lena Dunham's Doc About the Man Who Drew Eloise

After premiering at Sundance, the documentary It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise will air on HBO on March 23. The film was produced by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, who also produce Girls together, though the trailer makes it look less like a traditional documentary about the life of illustrator Hilary Knight,… » 3/02/15 11:30pm Monday 11:30pm

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

Lena Dunham: Woody Allen Is a 'Real Perv'

During the Power of Story: Serious Ladies panel at this year's Sundance, Lena Dunham discussed reproductive rights, campus sexual assault and, separately, the way that female auteurs are constantly compared to their characters while men like, say, Woody Allen, can sexualize teenagers in their movies for years and… » 1/26/15 10:10am 1/26/15 10:10am

Shade Court: Lupita, a Confused People Magazine, and Grumpy Huckabee

This was a truly exceptional week in erroneous shade usage. My list of cases was long, but as Chief Justice of Shade, it was my duty to select only the most egregious cases. The docket was so full that I couldn't even cloud Andy Cohen's sad-sack usage of shade. He, of all people, truly should know better. » 1/16/15 3:45pm 1/16/15 3:45pm

Red Dresses, More Pants!, and Real Life BFFs at the Girls Premiere

The women of Girls and friends commenced the Season 4 premiere party last night at Manhattan's Museum of Natural History, where they feted their fabulous lives in the best room in New York, the deep sea one with the giant whale. Who wouldn't want to party with the whale? While the events team deserves a high five,… » 1/06/15 1:30pm 1/06/15 1:30pm

Lena Dunham on Rape Backlash: 'I Am Angry But I Am Not Alone'

In a long essay published on BuzzFeed Tuesday night, Lena Dunham discussed the various nasty things that have happened since she revealed in her book Not That Kind of Girl that she was allegedly raped in college. "Since coming out as a survivor," she wrote, "I have gone from an intellectual sense of the ways in which… » 12/10/14 11:50am 12/10/14 11:50am

Lena Dunham's Publisher Clarifies Her Alleged Rapist's Name Is Fake

After facing a wealth of insane criticism from the right wing media outlets, Penguin Random House, the publisher of Lena Dunham's memoir Not That Kind of Girl, has announced that they will be clarifying that the name of Dunham's alleged rapist is not real in future books so he will not to be confused with a real man… » 12/09/14 9:50am 12/09/14 9:50am

All of These Celebrities Love Lena Dunham and Planned Parenthood

Lena Dunham's official book tour t-shirt is a pink little number that reads "LENA <3 PLANNED PARENTHOOD" in that awesome '70s book club font (shout out Elizabeth Olsen and Teddy Blanks). Last night, in advance of the November election, Dunham embarked upon an Instagramming spree showing her famous friends wearing… » 10/30/14 11:30am 10/30/14 11:30am