Television

Pop Culture’s Fiercest Warrior Women

From her shaved head and war rig to her mechanical arm, Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa in George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road has been a high point of the new film. A determined action hero who is resourceful and fierce, Miller’s surprisingly feminist post-apocalyptic tale is a welcome addition to the canon where badass female warriors reign. While Furiosa is become compared to Ellen Ripley from Alien, we’ve rounded up a few other great warrior women to appreciate. Feel free to add your favorite picks, below. … Read More

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Pop Culture’s Most Famous and Fabulous Cape-Wearers

A child prodigy piano player turned glittering Vegas entertainer, flashy songbird Liberace would have been 96 today. Behind the Candelabra, starring Michael Douglas as the flamboyant performer, introduced younger audiences to the King of Bling. Liberace was known for his outrageous stage shows, which featured everything from chorus girls and wild animals, to a Rolls-Royce and special effects. But Liberace was best known for his gaudy, sparkling, exotic costumes — including his capes. Today, we associate capes with superheroes, but pop culture has proven that cape-wearers are not limited to those with superhuman powers. … Read More

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All About Arya: ‘Game of Thrones” David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Discuss Season Five

With Game of Thrones’ current season steadily and gruesomely unfolding, showrunners David Beinoff and Dan Weiss (along with producer/writer Bryan Cogman) spoke with Vulture in… Read More

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Amy Schumer Announces Fourth Season Renewal on ‘Letterman,’ Reveals Her “Vagina”

Inside Amy Schumer fans are gearing up for tonight’s premiere of the show’s third season, and they can rest assured knowing this… Read More

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Showtime Debuts First Episode of ‘Happyish’ Online

Showtime has shared the first full episode of its new, dark comedic satire series Happyish on their website. 

Happyish stars Steve Coogan as a middle-aged man… Read More

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Brooklyn Stoner Comedy ‘High Maintenance’ to Deliver Six New Episodes to HBO

On today, 4/20, some huge and oh-so-topical news has been announced: The online comedy-series High Maintenance is coming to television: HBO has… Read More

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HBO Orders an End to Beloved ‘Game of Thrones’ Screenings at Videology in Williamsburg

HBO seems to be emulating Game of Thrones’ tale of vehement possessiveness; it has brought down a tiny empire of GOT fandom, ordering a Brooklyn bar … Read More

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30 Dashing ‘Doctor Who’ Tattoos

Happy birthday to the Tenth Doctor, Scottish actor David Tennant. “So few shows run beyond a few series and 50 years’ worth is quite a legacy, so I’m very honored to be part of that,” the star told the BBC in a recent interview. Disney-XD just announced that the network would be airing seasons two through four of Doctor Who this summer — the David Tennant-starring episodes — introducing the character to a whole new generation of viewers. It seemed a good a time as any to celebrate our love for the show by looking at some inky tributes to the Time Lord and gang. Here are 30 dashing Doctor Who tattoos to tide you over until the series airs on Disney-XD on May 9. … Read More

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The Best Eye-Popping Office Designs of the 1970s

The 1970s are often remembered for a garish palette, but it was a decade of great change — especially in terms of design. With the last season of Mad Men premiering tomorrow, set during the start of the 1970s, we have office design on the brain. “Office design in the 1960s and 1970s actually became more humanistic, with greater concern for the ability of the individual worker to have some freedom in the design and specification of his or her work area,” state the authors of Designing Commercial Interiors. Ergonomic designs were an essential part of the ’70s office environment. Many companies started recycling efforts and championed sustainable building design as a response to the ongoing energy crises. Experimental furniture, high-tech materials, and eye-popping colors were all the rage. We’ve highlighted some of the finest office designs from the ‘70s, which tease a look at Mad Men’s updated digs, below. … Read More

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