| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
HBO's "Girls" and "Veep" will get second seasons. While both "Girls" and "Veep" have received mostly positive reviews, "Girls" has become a mini-phenomenon and the source of much debate....
| Sep 9, 2012
"Vagina: A New Biography" by Naomi Wolf (Ecco / 400 pages / $27.99 )
"The End of Men — and the Rise of Women" by Hanna Rosin (Riverhead / 320 pages / $27.95)
In June, Republican state representatives in Michigan silenced Democratic colleague...
| Jun 2, 2012
In HBO's new show "Girls," creator Lena Dunham conjures up an image of young men so inundated with online porn that they almost unwittingly try to reenact it in their own boudoir escapades.
The show is fictional, but Stanford University psychologist...
| Sep 23, 2012
The Emmys used to be seen as an early dress rehearsal for the seriously overloaded awards-season style gantlet that starts in January. But no longer.
Two of fashion's biggest red carpet stars — Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore ("Hemingway &...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Toward the end of the first episode of HBO's "Girls," Hannah (Lena Dunham), in the hopes of persuading her parents to continue supporting her, hands them the half-dozen pages of the "book" she has been writing for the last two years. To finish this...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:37 PM
A Sex and the City prequel with Blake Lively is being considered by HBO, which would look to bring back Sex and the City with younger characters....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:42 AM
June Squibb, who looks exactly like a June Squibb, is short and stocky, with a round, kind face. That warm exterior, however, distracts from the tougher, Midwestern matter-of-factness that seems to rest just beneath. She does not appear to be the type...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:58 AM
It's here! It's here! The first trailer for Season 3 of HBO's "Girls" dropped Friday, and holy crap, we're so excited to catch up with the un-fab four. It comes with a surprise: two episodes will premiere back-to-back at 9 p.m. Jan. 12! Here's what what...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
In a beleaguered Long Beach, Calif., hospital's extended care unit, the setting for HBO's new half-hour series "Getting On" that premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday, the ward's head nurse vents to a co-worker, "People say extended care is boring, which it is not;...
| Oct 27, 2013
Alternately snarky and serious, "The Book of Jezebel" is a highly idiosyncratic, third-wave feminist take on gender, pop culture, politics, literary history and assorted other topics. Assembled by the founder of the online site Jezebel, part of the Gawker...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The 65th annual prime-time Emmys should be a big night for Liberace, Walt White, Olivia Pope and the countess dowager of "Downton Abbey."
The main reasons to watch, however, may be host Neil Patrick Harris, the best choice for that job these days, and...