Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho and Leisha Hailey in The L Word: Generation Q

The L Word: Generation Q, where is season 3 headed?

The L Word: Generation Q is trying to take the fans, who are mostly kicking and screaming, in a new direction that doesn’t include the iconic lesbian couple Bette (Jennifer Beals) and Tina (Laurel Holloman). We are three episodes into season 3 and things are changing.

Jean Smart in Hacks

Hacks, season 2, more delightful than ever

Hacks. What can you say about a show as wonderful as Hacks? It’s funny, it’s charming, it’s truthful, it’s touching, it’s dark comedic perfection. Jean Smart is the ultimate perfection as the struggling comedian Deborah Vance.

Margaret Cho, Ryan Hansen, and Iliza Shlesinger in Good on Paper

Review: Good on Paper, liar liar

Good on Paper is a true story about a liar. The film comes from comic Iliza Shlesinger, who apparently experienced the liar in question. The film is a stand up routine about the guy, interspersed with a full movie illustrating the story in the stand up routine. That’s a new approach to storytelling, as far as I know. It’s available …

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Malin Akerman in Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving and Chick Fight, two comedies with Malin Akerman

First: Friendsgiving Friendsgiving takes a bunch of funny ladies and puts them all in a funny movie about friends on Thanksgiving. It was written and directed by Nicol Paone. It’s streaming on Netflix.

Martin L. Washington Jr.

Alaska is a Drag. Watch this queen bust a move

Alaska is a Drag is the kind of independent film I look for. It tells a particular story about a unique character in a unique situation. It shows a world and a life that we’ve never seen before in a film. And, it was written and directed by a woman, Shaz Bennett. You can see it on Netflix.

The Women's List

Watch This: Trailer for The Women’s List

The Women’s List is on your local PBS or PBS online. Fifteen women are featured in this one hour film by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Featured women include Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001, Gloria Allred, lawyer, Laurie Anderson, artist, Sara Blakely, entrepreneur, Margaret Cho, comedian, Edie Falco, actor, Elizabeth Holmes, scientist and entrepreneur, Betsey Johnson, fashion designer, Alicia Keys, singer-songwriter, …

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Summer Pilots

What do you Think of the Summer Pilots?

The other day I mentioned a couple of pilots on TNT that I’m super excited about that star Jennifer Beals and Julia Stiles. The big networks – NBC, CBS, ABC, CW, and FOX – all have a full slate of summer shows lined up. You can see the full list by following the links. I want to mention the ones …

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