Over the course of its second season, Girls has solidified itself into the most analyzed show on the internet, with each episode bringing up a whole host of issues and a mountain of blog posts. While season two started out on upbeat notes with each of the titular girls going after new beginnings, the second half of the season took on darker material, turning the show from a comedy with satiric edge to more of an out-and-out drama with humorous elements.
Early in the season, Hannah and company played at adulthood, but mid-way they turned to actively coveting the lives of older, more successful people. Episode 5 was a [...]
To avoid competing with the Super Bowl for ratings this Sunday, HBO has made the newest episode of its series Girls and Enlightened each available on its streaming service HBO Go right now. The episodes will also air on HBO early this Saturday (in additional to their normal Sunday timeslots) to avoid a Super Bowl scheduling conflict. Or you could just ask every one at your Super Bowl party to take a quick half-hour break from the big game to see what Lena Dunham and her friends are up to. Your call.
According to a recent Craigslist posting, an "Emmy-winning production company" is developing a TV series inspired by Lena Dunham's HBO series Girls. Here's a bit of the gross casting call:
Ever feel like life in the big frantic city is just too much? Are you a twenty-something young woman seeking fame, fortune, love or even a hookup with potential? How do you get from here to there when you can't even get a seat on the L train! Come to a casting call with our Emmy-winning production company and tell us your dreams and woes, your highs and lows, your tales of *** in the city and the [...]
This Sunday, the show the internet loves to argue about returns to HBO for its second season. That's Lena Dunham's Girls, of course, a half hour comedy that's been called everything from zeitgeisty to depraved to… god, I am not going to repeat that voice-of-a-generation quote that's always misinterpreted.
Many critical pixels have been posted about Girls, the recipient of extreme praise (to which I've certainly contributed) and much criticism, some totally fair, much some variety of pearl-clutching or
Earlier this year, Girls star and creator Lena Dunham made headlines when she sold her first book to Random House for a whopping $3.7 million. Titled Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham, it's full of "frank and funny advice on everything from sex to eating to traveling to work" in the style of Helen Gurley Brown's Having It All. Now, Gawker has published the entire 66-page proposal for the book, which they point out made Dunham $56,000 a page. Head over to Gawker to take a look at the entire proposal, which you can use as a blueprint to scoring a $3.7 million book [...]