How Amazon is Changing the Ratio with Great Shows for Women

According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media, only 31% of speaking roles are given to women.  The problem is even worse when you look beyond roles given to young, predominantly white, women in their twenties. It is hard for women to get meaningful roles and remain consistently working in the entertainment industry, and that goes for behind the scenes as well. ...more

A Conversation with 'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper about Kimmy Schmidt

If you haven’t caught the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt bug yet, you’re about to. There is just so much to love about this new Netflix show. For one thing, it’s written and created by the team from 30 Rock, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, so you have a little Liz Lemon, a lot of NYC and much snark. ...more
hollychronicles Love that show!more

22 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets From a TV Reporter

People think when you’re on TV you have hair and makeup standing by, and someone is there telling you what to say, and you’re just a face on TV – someone else did all the work. Not true. At least in my case. ...more
ohthesimplejoys Haha - it's quite an experience!more

Dream High Literally Cheers Me Up

When I'm feeling down the first thing I do is turn on music. I like to listen to K-Pop because it cheers me right up....more

A Bit More Like Christmas

From my blog, Take It EasyFollowing on from yesterday's assortment, here are another six Christmas ads for your deep joy and delectation. Actually, some of these are really quite good - always save the best till last!You may remember that I shared with you Aldi's UK ad yesterday, which to me is everything that is tacky about the store. So how come they can produce something like this for Ireland?:...more

Beginning To Feel A Bit Like Christmas

From my blog, Take It EasyDay 29 of the blog marathon and I'm stunned I've lasted the course! As it's the weekend I'm going to be sharing some videos with you again. I was planning to do this just for today but have so many that I'm making it a two-parter, to be concluded tomorrow....more

Why I Love 'The Big Bang Theory': Bazinga!

Bazinga! That term, popularized by Sheldon Cooper on "The Big Bang Theory," sums up how I feel about the show.  I arrived late to the Big Bang party, but I've compensated for my tardy TV viewing by becoming a devoted fan. ...more

Why Do We Keep Up With The Kardashians?

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Freshhelen OMG!  "Kartrashians" is gold!  Fricking brilliant and so accurate.  I also love that ...more