4 items from 2013
First Lifetime decides to give us Flowers In the Attic, now they’ve unveiled Lizzie Borden Took An Axe starring Christina Ricci. I don’t know if it’s television for women or television for gay men with a penchant for the macabre.
We all know that gay didn’t start out as the word for homosexual, but it’s come to mean that over time (even Hallmark thinks so). But what words do other languages use to mean “gay?”
Patrick Burke of the You Can Play Project is proud of their work bringing the idea that Glbt athletes can be open and successful in sports, but he’s wondering if they haven’t taken it too far, appropriating the movement for the glamor of straight allies. “I can’t shake the feeling »
- Ed Kennedy
In The Fall, a police officer was shot dead in the back of the head in front of his son. In Coronation Street, Karl threw Sunita down the Rovers Return cellar steps and left her to burn to death while he escaped and then tried to pin the blame for the the fire on her, the monster. In Broadchurch, unacceptably, lovely Olivia Colman as DS Miller discovered during the murder investigation that that her dull, new-mannish husband was a homicidal paedophile. In The Village, set in Derbyshire circa 1914, John Simm wore a flat cap and a frown for hours, while Maxine Peake's pursed lips said: "Tripe me no skrikings, ain't our lives miserable?" Or however downtrodden rustics talked in »
- Stuart Jeffries
The former ‘iCarly’ star has been chosen to co-star in a new NBC pilot! How exciting! Looks like Miranda is saying buh-bye to Nickelodeon and hello to network TV!
The series finale of iCarly aired on Nov. 23, 2012, and Miranda Cosgrove as gone full speed ahead ever since! On Feb. 14, it was announced that she was cast in Girlfriend in a Coma, a pilot for NBC. The comedy will definitely be a departure from her hit tween series, and we are excited to see how she fares in the world of adults! Read more to get the scoop!
Miranda’s Moving On From ’iCarly’
iCarly has become a classic Nickelodeon show. It ran for seven whole seasons! Miranda clearly kicked butt! She made a name for herself with the sitcom and is now being offered bigger and badder roles to take on. She may have retired her role as Carly Shay, »
- HL Intern
Now we know, we know that NBC's "Girlfriend in a Coma" comedy pilot is series -- because it's just added Miranda Cosgrove. Cosgrove, star of the Nickelodeon hit "iCarly," will play Evie, a small-town, overachieving loner, who can't shake the legacy of being the daughter of "Coma Lady" (played by Christina Ricci). When her mother wakes up, her world is turned upside down, and every hope she ever had of keeping her nose to the grindstone, saving money, and getting grades for an out-of-state college is thrown out the window. Also read: Miranda »
- Tim Kenneally
4 items from 2013
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