Author Archives: Dania McDermott

Nene Leakes Lands Role in The New Normal

Ambitious Atlanta housewife Nene Leakes must be chuffed: After getting her toes wet on Glee, the reality maven’s snagged a role in NBC’s upcoming pilot, The New Normal.

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Jersey Unsure: 4 Reasons MTV Should Call it Quits

Season five of Jersey Shore wrapped last week, the finale episode serving as the perfect send-off to its most underwhelming stint yet. With minimal fights throughout, the cast spent their final night not wading in real drama, but turning their house inside … Continue reading

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Björk’s Video for “Hollow” is Pretty Trippy

By this point, anyone who’s “surprised” by Björk’s flair for the unusual simply isn’t in the know: Biophillia, the singer’s app-based “science and nature” album, has already spawned an oddly galactic video for “Crystalline,” its first single. Its second, the … Continue reading

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Stevie TV Might Actually Be Worth Watching

VH1 just might make history this weekend. With its launch of Stevie TV, the network known for zany celebreality is adding sketch comedy a la YouTube to its roster. But before getting all self-righteous about a relative nobody landing a TV … Continue reading

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Get Help, Not Tumblr

Tumblr, the microblogging site made massive by disaffected teens, is cracking the proverbial whip on its most unsettling sub-cultures. In an announcement made last week, the website revealed an addition to its Content Policy that will prohibit blogs that actively … Continue reading

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Reunited: Roseanne Barr and John Goodman

In a move that conjures memories of Cosby, Roseanne Barr’s tapped former TV hubby John Goodman to help anchor her latest endeavor in sitcomland. But unlike Bill and Phylicia’s reincarnation, Goodman and Barr won’t be coupled up this time around … Continue reading

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Vote Roseanne: She’ll Save the World

When news hit that self-proclaimed domestic goddess Roseanne Barr was taking very real steps towards running for president, it was met with expected cynicism: Her last notable attempt at publicly addressing the nation didn’t exactly bode well.

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Yet Another Use for YouTube

Once dubbed the home for “piano-playing cats, celeb goof-ups and overzealous lip-synchers,” YouTube has become an indelible aspect of the internet user’s repertoire since its 2005 inception. Just as everyday queries lead most to Google, YouTube is the primary go-to … Continue reading

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Maia Campbell, We’re Rooting For You

Picture it: UPN, 1996. A stunningly beautiful actress from Maryland, daughter to famed author Bebe Moore Campbell, plays LL Cool J’s surrogate on the sitcom, In the House. Nominated for a Young Artist Award, her developing acting chops and striking … Continue reading

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Fiona Apple To Release New Album This Year

Remember when news of Fiona Apple’s next album first surfaced? And the subsequent doubt that emerged months later? Yeah, so do we.

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