The New York Times' 'Modern Love' Column Is Getting Its Own Amazon Series

Amazon will be turning the New York Times’ second best column*, “Modern Love,” into an eight-episode comedic series. As Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios, told The Hollywood Reporter: “We’re looking for our next big show that women also can’t stop talking about.” Ah, women! Our tastes are so predictable!

A Young Woman in India Struggles With Losing Her Identity to Marriage in This Clip From A Suitable Girl

In this clip from A Suitable Girl, a documentary about the divisive tradition of arranged marriages in India, a woman named Amrita explains the burden of being seen as a man’s property. “You lose your identity when you get married, and that’s one thing I never wanted to do,” she says. “More than eighty precent of…

Jeffrey Tambor Responds to His Firing From Transparent, Critiques the Show's 'Toxic Politicized Atmosphere'

Jeffrey Tambor has released a statement following his firing from the cast of Amazon’s award-winning Jill Soloway series Transparent this week. It’s a contemptuous and blame-shifting denial of Van Barnes and Trace Lysette’s claims that he behaved inappropriately with them on set, as well as a condemnation of the…

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