Portia De Rossi

Portia de Rossi’s Face Isn’t Messed Up — We Are

I was a bit late to the new season of Arrested Development — I spent Memorial Day on the beach rather than on my laptop watching Netflix — but it didn’t take long to hear people who did watch the new episodes complain about Portia de Rossi’s face. While it’s been seven years since the original run ended on Fox and everyone has gotten older, it’s de Rossi’s appearance that has sparked the most buzz online.

Here’s a quick round-up of the kind of talk Portia de Rossi has incited in the last few days: … Read More

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‘Arrested Development’ Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 8: “Red Hairing”

Now the story of a great television show that got cancelled and the diehard viewers who had no choice but to keep yelling and screaming until Netflix brought it back for another season, seven years later. It’s the Arrested Development Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 8: “Red Hairing,” which explains how Lindsay ended up with that red hair, and other matters. … Read More

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‘Arrested Development’ Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 5: “A New Start”

Now the story of a great television show that got cancelled and the diehard viewers who had no choice but to keep yelling and screaming until Netflix brought it back for another season, seven years later. It’s the Arrested Development Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 5: “A New Start,” which brings us up to date on poor, deluded Tobias Fünke. … Read More

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‘Arrested Development’ Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 3: “Indian Takers”

Now the story of a great television show that got cancelled and the diehard viewers who had no choice but to keep yelling and screaming until Netflix brought it back for another season, seven years later. It’s the Arrested Development Season Four Recap-A-Thon, Episode 3: “Indian Takers,” which finds Lindsay going on a rather unfulfilling spiritual journey. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Of course Danny Boyle’s plans for the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony include mosh pits. Also: fake rain thanks to “real clouds that will be hanging over the stadium”; “real grass,” “real soil,” and “real plows”; and exactly nine geese. [via Gawker]

2. Hugh Laurie is currently in negotiations to join Gary Oldman,… Read More

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The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. When the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum opens this morning at 10 am, it will be the first time since 2001 that the public will be able to enter the World Trade Center grounds. [via The Daily Beast]

2. Cyndi Lauper messed up the lyrics to the national anthem while performing at… Read More

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Classic Celebrity Memoirs and Their Contemporary Counterparts

“Everybody needs his memories,” Saul Bellow once wrote. “They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” These days, the same can be true of fame. It’s no surprise then that celebrity memoirs and autobiographies continue to flood the market — much to our personal glee. As self-proclaimed aficionados, we’ve decided to help you navigate the waters; here are a few contemporary titles, paired with a soft focus homage to their vintage predecessors, never to be forgotten. If you’ve got a recommendation to add to our list, be sure to leave it in the comments. … Read More

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