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  • Lena Dunham deserves our sympathy. She also needs a reality check

    Lena Dunham deserves our sympathy. She also needs a reality check
    Memo to Lena Dunham: If you don’t want people quoting from your book, don’t write the book. The 28-year-old actress and writer is Very Upset that conservative outlets have been quoting passages from her bestselling book “Not That...
  • Sorry, Lena Dunham, you're stuck with your life story and the critics

    Sorry, Lena Dunham, you're stuck with your life story and the critics
    Lena Dunham, creator of the sensational HBO series "Girls" — and now the object of overwrought child abuse accusations by boys on the right — seems the perfect antidote to election fatigue. Poor Dunham. Everything was rocking along just...
  • Lena Dunham adapting YA novel 'Catherine, Called Birdy' for film

    Lena Dunham adapting YA novel 'Catherine, Called Birdy' for film
    Lena Dunham, the writer, actress and filmmaker best known for her hit HBO show "Girls," has announced she's planning to adapt the young adult novel "Catherine, Called Birdy" into film. The book by Karen Cushman, set in medieval England, follows a...
  • Ban yoga pants from schools

    Rarely does a day go by that I'm not grateful I no longer have to deal with the pain of enforcing dress codes in public schools. I remember wishing to be delivered from this torture multiple times a day when I was a high school teacher and was bombarded...
  • Lena Dunham Adapting YA Novel 'Catherine, Called Birdy' Into Movie

    "Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham is leaving modern-day Brooklyn for 1290s England. Dunham revealed her plans to adapt Karen Cushman's 1994 YA novel "Catherine, Called Birdy" for the bigscreen at the New Yorker Festival on Friday night. The coming...
  • Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Robert Downey Jr. Honored at Britannia Awards

    Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Robert Downey Jr. Honored at Britannia Awards
    British royalty mingled with Hollywood royalty at the Britannia Awards on Thursday night at the Beverly Hilton. Taped messages from J.K. Rowling and Prince William were sent to the guests while Judi Dench, who has played Queen Elizabeth on the big and...
  • The Biblioracle: Is 'Kandy' still dandy?

    The Biblioracle: Is 'Kandy' still dandy?
    It's time for another installment of my ongoing series, "But Does It Hold Up?" in which I take a fresh look at a book I treasured at some earlier point in my life and see if it manages to bring the same pleasure. Sometime in my early teens, I was...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler; Dey Street (329 pages, $28.99) Amy Poehler has written a book. Called "Yes Please," it is, as Poehler fans might expect, funny, wise, earnest, honest, spiritually...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: 10 Assistants to Watch

    Olivia Blaustein, 26 Coordinator, scripted television, CAA Blaustein, a USC grad, joined CAA in 2011 as an assistant to TV packaging agent Peter Micelli and developed relationships with writer-producers Jenji Kohan, Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman and Peter...
  • Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'

    Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'
    Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names. "Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
  • Top Showrunners Talk Shop, Swap Stories at Produced By Confab

    The art of showrunning is changing, as evidenced by the foursome who came together Saturday for a panel at the Produced By: New York confab. Greg Yaitanes, showrunner of Cinemax's "Banshee," came up the ranks as an episodic director. He's not a writer...