Veep Actors Make Sweet Inspirational Video for Julia Louis-Dreyfus On Her Third Round Of Chemo

Julia Louis-Dreyfus completed her third round of chemo for breast cancer today with the moral support of her Veep costars, who made a nice, topical video to help pull her through. If you think this post can’t possibly contain any references to the many famous men accused of sexual assault in the last several weeks,…

Playing House's Jessica St. Clair Wrote Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis Into the Show

The second season of Jessica St. Clair’s show Playing House finished airing in September 2015, the same month that St. Clair was diagnosed with stage 2b estrogen positive breast cancer. In a new essay, St. Clair writes about how she got through it, and how her cancer fight was incorporated into the show’s upcoming…

Oprah to Star in an HBO Movie About Henrietta Lacks, Black Farmer and Unsung Medical Hero 

Oprah Winfrey, queen of Earth, is starring in an HBO movie about Henrietta Lacks, a black woman whose cells were controversially used to make major discoveries in medical research. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks—adapted from Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 New York Times bestseller—will play out from the perspective of…