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Faye Dunaway is driving a fuckin’ Prius today

I’m not necessarily perceived as successful, either, but a 24-year-old actress with a few big movies is, even though she’s probably being paid shit — certainly less than her male co-star and probably with...

The woman inside

With Bea, I just remember how vulnerable she was. She had this gruff exterior. But the truth is, if you told her a sad story, she could be reduced to tears, quickly. She had...

The Newsroom : du sexisme et de la technophobie

Aaron Sorkin was on “Fresh Air” Monday afternoon, and he told Terry Gross that he “like[s] writing about heroes [who] don’t wear capes or disguises. You feel like, ‘Gee, this looks like the real...

The liminal phase

She didn’t sleep with scuzzy car guy just because she was desperate for the stability. She slept with him because she’s in a liminal phase. Liminalty is the scary in-between times in our lives,...

“Smash” : The walk of shame

Since I wrote that passionate defense of the NBC series, I’ve tumbled out of bed, grabbed my purse, and taken a long walk of shame. Because—to switch metaphors mid-stream, the way “Smash” does with...

L’audace de la fiction

Pourquoi les chaînes françaises achètent-elles si peu de séries britanniques ? Dans ce domaine, je relève un paradoxe. Producteurs, sériephiles ou spécialistes français semblent très enthousiastes face à la qualité de nos productions, alors...

Bossypants en 8 citations

Gay people don’t actually try to convert people. That’s Jehovah’s Witnesses you’re thinking of. I had grown up as the “whitest” girl in a very Greek neighborhood, but in the eyes of my new...