At the opening night of Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance--with Nathan Lane as a gay Republican who does swishy stage acts in 1937--Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family fame happened to sit next to me. (Lucky him.)
So I nanced him up for this week's column. You'll see what Jesse had to say about th ... More >>
Page Six reports that Christopher Abbott--whom they call the cutest guy on Girls--has quit the show, at odds with cocreator/star Lena Dunham.
This has happened just as his part--the boyfriend of Allison Williams's character, Marnie--was rising in stature. He'd even made up with Marnie!
That's boys ... More >>
HBO's girlie-ensemble shows are great at giving sex symbol status to those who might not otherwise attain that. (Sex and the City, anyone?)
And on Girls, Lena Dunham is a refreshing new lady star--a natural looking, offbeat but cute gal who attracts the guys on the show, and who's not afraid to rol ... More >>
The new season of HBO's Girls--a/k/a Sex and the City with walkups--doesn't start till January 13, but at the premiere at the Skirball Center last night, we caught the first three glibly entertaining episodes that are a-coming.
Turning 25 is kind of a big deal. You're in a quarter life crisis. You're watching lots of Girls and wondering why Lena Dunham got a multi-million dollar book deal when you're, like, totally as talented as she is. But Bice in midtown is celebrating its quarter century by serving a special bowl of pa ... More >>
While this clip from a future episode of the much-loved HBO show Girls, which hits on the multitude of lows that occur in the lives of twenty something New Yorkers, won't make it on TV, it does leak two truths about the upcoming season. Firstly, women on HBO are still really into cupcakes. Secondly, ... More >>
In October, Lena Dunham signed a deal with Random House to publish Girls: The Book a memoir based on the lessons she's learned throughout her life. $3.7 million and a few months later, Gawker got its hands on the proposal for Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham. As would be expected, Dunham ... More >>
Here's Nick Pinkerton on two highly anticipated films from NYFF's main slate: Brian De Palma's Passion and Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha:
Brian De Palma and Noah Baumbach have become thick as thieves--odd when one considers that the two filmmakers' bodies of work seem, on the surface, to have positive ... More >>