lynn

Keep calm and diversify on

I’m getting tired of BBC. As much as I bemoan the painfully slow progress America makes in terms of diversity on the small screen, we still do it best. Yes, relative to our neighbors across the pond, who have the most comparable television market, our diversity efforts are far more
Read More…

lynn

Why ‘SNL’ might be irrelevant

An open letter to “Saturday Night Live”: Diversify your cast. How freakin’ hard could it possibly be? This let’s-just-hire-white-male-actors schtick season after season is getting old. Diversify your cast because if you fail to do so, you fail to be relevant to America. Hire a black woman. For your 39th
Read More…

CaitlinKelley_online

ArCATypes: Ladypants

When I heard about that Vanity Fair story where Taylor Swift uses this quote — “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women” — against Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, I was all, “Oh no you did not!” That’s a bit harsh. Given Swift’s highly
Read More…

TV Land: NBC Thursday Round-Up

So, this blog post is usually supposed to supplement the theme of my column that week. But, since I wrote about SNL and the clips of SNL and the commentary on SNL and the sentences that go on and on and on about SNL are interminable, I thought I switch
Read More…