| Dec 21, 2013
Consider this a purge.
A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Jonathan Groff | Actor
He closed out last year as the voice of the rugged mountain man romantic...
| Oct 27, 2013
Alternately snarky and serious, "The Book of Jezebel" is a highly idiosyncratic, third-wave feminist take on gender, pop culture, politics, literary history and assorted other topics. Assembled by the founder of the online site Jezebel, part of the Gawker...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In her book "Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy," famed theologian and radical feminist Mary Daly imagined a female-run hag-ocracy, a new world of Witches, Crones, Harpies, Furies and Amazons.
Or, as we like to call it, television.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"Argo," "Mud," "House of Cards" and "Kinky Boots" were among the winners as the Casting Society of America saluted work in film, TV and theater at its 29th annual Artios Awards.
The kudos were handed out on Nov. 18, with ceremonies held simultaneously at...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:42 AM
June Squibb, who looks exactly like a June Squibb, is short and stocky, with a round, kind face. That warm exterior, however, distracts from the tougher, Midwestern matter-of-factness that seems to rest just beneath. She does not appear to be the type...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Hannah Horvath and Co. seem to be just as angsty as ever in the HBO comedy's third season, judging by the look of the trailer just released to tease the Jan. 12 premiere of "Girls."
From the looks of things, Hannah (Lena Dunham) is back with Adam (Adam...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
HBO is strengthening its relationship with Murray Miller, signing a two-year overall with the UTA-repped "Girls" producer.
Miller, who has served as co-exec producer on HBO's "Girls," has been promoted to exec producer on the Lena Dunham-starrer as a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Google has inked a deal with HBO to make several shows available on its TV service, Google Play, in the U.K., extending a pact in the U.S. announced in October.
Shows covered by the deal include "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire," "True...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
June Squibb was in a bit of shock when she first saw her performance as the tart-tongued wife of Bruce Dern's character in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska."
Squibb had encountered women like the controlling, outspoken Kate growing up in a small town in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Orange Is the New Black" received four nominations and "House of Cards" three for the WGA Awards in television, which will be presented Feb. 1.
The digitally distributed Netflix series were announced in July as eligible by the WGA. "Orange Is the New...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. at the Beverly Hilton. In a sign of the ever-increasing breadth of quality television and the sometimes idiosyncratic taste of the...