Let Us Celebrate Clair Huxtable, Feminist Icon, and The Cosby Show

As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has… » 9/19/14 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

NYC Now Has a Real, Friends-Approved Central Perk

Let's say you're the kind of dorkwad who's spent the last twenty years being obsessed with the sitcom Friends even though plenty of other TV shows (better TV shows, even) have come out since then. Well, congratulations, you hypothetical loser! You can now turn your your sad, pathetic fantasies of hanging out at… » 9/16/14 5:15pm Tuesday 5:15pm

​Outlander Recap, Episode Six: Black Jack Randall Is a Damn Nightmare

This week on Outlander, not much happened except Claire's little hands-out genealogical expedition made a hard right turn and went careening off a cliff, when she discovered that her husband's ancestor, Black Jack Randall, is a sadistic nightmare human who finds it "very freeing!" to kick women. Cool relatives, Frank. » 9/15/14 5:00pm Monday 5:00pm

Gird Your Loins & DVRs: Sarah Silverman & Chris Pratt are Hosting SNL

Today, SNL announced via Twitter that it has its first two hosts of the show's 40th season all lined up, and they're pretty great. Hosting the season premiere on September 27th is none other than Star-Lord himself, Chris Pratt, and the following week, America's Weed Princess Sarah Silverman will take her turn. » 9/10/14 2:40pm 9/10/14 2:40pm

90s Black Sitcoms, Ranked

The Cosby Show, what has long been considered the greatest black sitcom of all time, celebrates its 30th anniversary in two weeks. That the show's legendary run is marked by a return to a more diverse television landscape this fall seems fitting: NBC, ABC, and FOX, along with other networks, will debut a variety of… » 9/09/14 12:10pm 9/09/14 12:10pm

Zosia Mamet Opens Up About Eating Disorder That Rocked Her Family

Zosia Mamet talked about her eating disorder battle on MSNBC's Morning Joe today. The Girls actress revealed how her father, famous playwright David Mamet, called out her addiction one day, saying "You can't die" to try and stop her from hurting herself. In that moment, Zosia said she realized that her "addiction… » 9/08/14 2:40pm 9/08/14 2:40pm

New American Horror Story Trailer: 3 Breasts, a Beard and 2 Heads

As expected, the new American Horror Story trailer is extremely weird yet somehow still diva fabulous. Kathy Bates is a bearded lady, Angela Bassett has three breasts, there's a sexy (?) three fingered man and Jessica Lange in a dramatic red and white, inspired by a circus big top. Oh, and Sarah Paulson has… » 9/08/14 12:40pm 9/08/14 12:40pm

Here's That Alternate Ending for How I Met Your Mother

It seems we just got over all the hullabaloo regarding How I Met Your Mother and how How ended. People were not pleased. At all. Or at least from the various pieces that populated the internet, that's the impression that I got (as someone who has not watched a single minute of the show). But alas, the widely rumored… » 9/06/14 4:00pm 9/06/14 4:00pm