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Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom
Celebrities / Culture / Entertainment

Ellen Degeneres to produce TV show about a lesbian mom

Ellen Degeneres is set to produce a new comedy for NBC called One Big Happy about a lesbian who gets pregnant just as her best friend (a straight guy) gets married. That doesn’t really tell us much about the plot but this show has a couple of things going for it […]

Boxing Day: Ode to Emily Litella
Celebrities / Culture / Media

Boxing Day: Ode to Emily Litella

Gabriella: I’m going to take the kids into the city today. Deborah: Why, is it my birthday? Gabriella: No. It’s Boxing Day. Deborah: Botching Day? The day where you say you’re taking the kids into the city but then one of them spontaneously throws up all over the floor and […]

Maria Bello Comes Out
Celebrities / Culture

Maria Bello Comes Out

In a piece in the New York Times titled “Coming Out as a Modern Family“, Maria Bello comes out as “whatever” and all my feelings for her since I first saw her in ER make sense. I will freely admit that I watched Coyote Ugly (and maybe watched again and […]

Talking to my son about Miley Cyrus
Celebrities / Kids

Talking to my son about Miley Cyrus

I was taking my son to soccer practice about a week ago when he brought up Miley Cyrus and her video for “Wrecking Ball.” He was sitting in the front seat of the car, a new development since he is small for his age, so I could look directly at […]

TGIF Video: U GO CA! And Kate
Celebrities / Culture / Media / News & Politics

TGIF Video: U GO CA! And Kate

Clearly, some of us are a little nail-bitey over the whole SCOTUS decision wait. We already did a Wanda Sykes TGIF Videofest a few weeks back, so it would be a mite repetitive to repost her classic routine about same-sex marriage, before she came out. Though you do have to […]

TGIF Video: NPH, David Burtka, and Oprah
Celebrities / Culture / Family / Parenting

TGIF Video: NPH, David Burtka, and Oprah

Here’s a purely entertaining Friday afternoon video for you. Below Oprah Winfrey listens to Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka talk parenting roles and challenges during their twins’ first year. (Advert comes first.) This clip starts out with Oprah asking, “Is one of you more maternal?” Hint: not NPH! How […]

TGIF Video: Wanda Sykes on Motherhood
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TGIF Video: Wanda Sykes on Motherhood

This has been an extraordinary week. Even as we post this, some of you (including one of our stalwart regular contributors, Casey) are in the Boston area still on “lockdown” as the city’s law enforcement continues its hunt for the second suspect in the marathon bombing.  So in recognition of […]