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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...

That terrible lost world

For one thing, he’s willing to unambiguously talk about his sexual orientation. His eight-month role in Angels was both “the most challenging thing I’ve ever done as an actor and the most rewarding” he...