Gilmore Girls

Where Are the Gilmore Girls Characters Now? Exclusive Interviews and Photos From the Cast’s ATX Reunion

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The Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas became a celebration of all things Gilmore Girls when the still-adored WB show reunited at the ATX Television Festival. Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino was accompanied by stars Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Kelly Bishop, and much of the rest of the Stars Hollow gang. The event began with a family reunion, where the Gilmore women and Sherman-Palladino spoke about how the show came to be, including how Graham and Bledel didn’t meet until filming. Then the rest of the cast joined them on the stage. Click through for exclusive photos and interviews from the Gilmore Girls reunion, plus a rundown of where each cast member thinks their character would be in …Read More

Television’s Most Realistic Mom-Child Relationships

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There was something oddly comforting about watching Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson having an awkward mother-daughter spat with mom Melanie Griffith on the Oscars red carpet. When asked if Griffith had seen the film, in which Johnson plays an oft-nude virginal initiate into the world of BDSM, she said no and that she didn’t need to see it to know her daughter was a good actress. Cue a familiar eye roll and a few fed-up expletives from a bratty Johnson.
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‘Parks and Recreation’s’ Donna Meagle Is the Fat Heroine of My Dreams

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Parks and Recreation ends its seven-season run Tuesday night on NBC. To celebrate the show’s unforgettable characters, Flavorwire is publishing a series of tributes to our favorite Pawnee residents. Click here to follow our coverage.

The most shocking thing a fat woman can do is to have a loving boyfriend — especially a loving boyfriend who finds her genuinely attractive, instead of merely developing an affection for the quirks of her misshape in the way one finds a crooked nose or awkward birthmark sort of adorable over time.
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Men of Honor, Vampires, Audiobooks, and ‘Gilmore Girls’: Highlights From Edward Herrmann’s Career

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As someone who has had a long relationship with the television show Gilmore Girls since it first came on the air in 2000, the news of Edward Herrman’s death felt like the loss of a family member. I’ve spent countless hours watching him move two steps forward, one step back as the patrician Connecticut grandfather, hurt and trying to restore his relationships with his fast-talking, coffee loving daughter and brainy granddaughter. While Gilmore Girls may have served as my introduction to the charms of Herrmann as an actor, once I was familiar with his frame and his sonorous voice, I nearly saw him everywhere, as befitting a wonderful breed of character actor that we don’t get everyday. Here are some highlights from his career.
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