Writer Doesn't Understand Why Show About Women's Prison Has So Few Men

Orange Is the New Black, the prison dramedy based on the memoir of Piper Kerman, is a very good show. When you consider its focus on women —particularly those who are trans or non-white or have been made voiceless by the punitive system — you might even call it groundbreaking. But in spite of all that, one male fan… » 6/30/14 6:15pm 6/30/14 6:15pm

​Erykah Badu Trolls News Reporter on Live TV, Tries To Kiss Him

Even celebrities can't resist goofing around behind a reporter's back during a broadcast. On Friday, PIX11's Mario Diaz was in Midtown in New York City reporting on Shia LaBeouf's arrest, when a woman in a large Pharrell-style hat appeared and started doing some run-of-the-mill live TV antics. She walked back and… » 6/29/14 5:46pm 6/29/14 5:46pm

OITNB's Lorraine Toussaint Talks Doing Nude Scenes in Her 50s

Lorraine Toussaint is one of season 2 of Orange Is the New Black's biggest scene stealers as Litchfield's latest villain Yvonne "Vee" Parker, but as it turns out, getting into the mind of a sociopath was only one of many challenges for Toussaint when it came to acting the part. Also among them: Getting naked on camera… » 6/23/14 1:20pm 6/23/14 1:20pm

The Powerpuff Girls Are Coming Back with Even More Chemical X

Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup — the sisters/science experiments that make up the the superhero, crime fighting trio known as the Powerpuff Girls — will be swooping back into the television lineup in 2016. "We are calling these girls back into action based upon an overwhelming demand for sugar, spice and Chemical X,"… » 6/17/14 2:00pm 6/17/14 2:00pm

Lo and Behold, Sunday Political Shows Still Dominated by White Dudes


The whiteness and the male-ness of those Sunday morning political talk shows on various networks like Face the Nation (CBS) or Meet the Press (NBC) or This Week (ABC) isn't exactly news. According to Media Matters' analysis of ethnicity and gender of Sunday morning talk shows published earlier this year, between ABC,… » 6/15/14 2:45pm 6/15/14 2:45pm

I Can't Believe There Was a Hey Dude Cast Reunion and I MISSED IT


Hey Dude was my very first favorite show. I'm not counting cartoons and Sesame Street and stuff, because that's just ON when you're a kid and you don't really choose it. Hey Dude's the first show where I remember seeing commercials for it on Nickelodeon, thinking to myself, "Oh, yeah. That is my kind of show," and… » 6/14/14 5:30pm 6/14/14 5:30pm