Last Night's Veep Was a Hilarious Tragicomedy About Abortion Politics

Only two episodes into its third season, the brilliantly written and wonderfully acted Veep (starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is already tackling the highly politicized and ridiculous Washington abortion debate by proving the seemingly impossible — that abortion legislation and the tragic circus that surrounds it can… » 4/14/14 12:05pm Monday 12:05pm

Here's a Quick Glimpse of Tavi Gevinson on Parenthood

Rookie's Tavi Gevinson has been making an effort to get into acting and so far it seems to be going well. The prodigy starred alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Enough Said, will appear on Broadway with Michael Cera in This Is Our Youth and is the special guest star on the season finale of Parenthood where she'll be… » 4/11/14 7:15pm Friday 7:15pm

Game of Threads: How to Dress Like a Martell

ZOMFG you guys. It's back! It's back it's back it's back! Game of Thrones is back! And what a fun reemergence it was. Sunday's episode (in a totally not annoying, non-overtly expository way) got us all caught up with what's been going on throughout Westeros and Essos. But perhaps most excitingly of all, it introduced… » 4/09/14 9:52pm 4/09/14 9:52pm

Christina Hendricks Wants In On That Bloody Game of Thrones World

Christina Hendricks has never seen Game of Thrones, but she once in a moment of panic, told a reporter that she'd like to be on it and thus launched a thousand fan fantasies. Even having fessed up to being a little ignorant about the show and books, the Mad Men actress stands by her choice, telling Conan that she'd… » 4/08/14 1:45pm 4/08/14 1:45pm

Wolf Heads and Penis-Leeches: A Game of Thrones Refresher

You guys. It's here. It's time. It's on Sunday. It's season 4 of Game of Thrones! A whole lot happened last season, and it's been a loooooooong time since those episodes aired. So if you're a little bit muddy on where we left all of our one trillion favorite characters, you're not alone. I dug back into my memory banks … » 4/04/14 3:20pm 4/04/14 3:20pm

Kickass Ratings Show Amy Schumer Brings All the Boys to the Yard

On Tuesday, the second season of Inside Amy Schumer debuted on Comedy Central. Sketches tackled such fourth-wave feminist pet topics as the way male audiences objectify female comedians, avoidance of STD's, and the sexualization of female athletes. And it attracted a bigger audience of males from 18-34 than any other… » 4/03/14 4:40pm 4/03/14 4:40pm

A Eulogy For How I Met Your Mother, By 2 People Who Barely Watched It

Tonight, at 8 PM EST, the 9-season run of the beloved CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother will come to a close. To prep for it, Lindy West and I — two individuals who had, prior to last week, only watched a handful of episodes of the show — tried to watch every single episode in the run up to the finale. Our results were… » 3/31/14 7:45pm 3/31/14 7:45pm

How I Met Your Mother Was a Lot Smarter About Politics Than Most TV

Tonight, How I Met Your Mother ends its 9-year run by revealing, finally, how mopey-ass Ted Mosby finally met the woman who would eventually let him put two babies in her. But devotees of the show know that it's about a lot more than inside jokes among a group of unusually clever and often drunk friends. They know it… » 3/31/14 2:30pm 3/31/14 2:30pm