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Veep returned for a fifth season this week, picking up after the nail-biting cliff-hanger-ending of last year’s finale, and pulling all of the regular characters back together again, while also adding another famous face to the extended ensemble: … 153 more words

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Watch TIME 100 Honorees Strike Power Poses on the Red Carpet

By definition, TIME’s annual list of the world’s 100 most influential people features powerful individuals. But how well can they display that power at a moment’s notice? 108 more words

Why is Melissa McCarthy, one of the most successful comedy stars, slumming it in a middling sitcom?

If Melissa McCarthy isn’t the top big screen comedian at the moment, she’s certainly in the conversation.

Ever since her breakout role in 2011’s Bridesmaids — one of the few expressly comedic roles to earn an Academy Award nomination — there has only been one year in which a McCarthy-lead comedy wasn’t in the Top Five for box office among live-action comedies: 2012. 757 more words


Julia Louis-Dreyfus remembers shooting her 'bittersweet' last Seinfeld scene

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is already earning rave reviews for Veep season 5 as President Selina Meyer, who’s trying to tighten her white-knuckle grip on the Oval amid a (hilariously) unprecedented tied election. 278 more words


Veep may be a zit on the face of the American presidency, but it's most certainly our new West Wing

In Sunday’s season premiere of HBO’s Veep, Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is locked in a cliffhanger electoral-college tie, girding for a recount in Nevada and facing the possibility that Congress may give the presidency to her running mate and frenemy, Tom James (Hugh Laurie). 970 more words


In or Out? Desperately seeking Jon Snow or a matinee at the Gayety

Wondering what to do tonight? In or Out is the daily answer to that question from Gazette music contributor Erik Leijon and writer/editor Denise Duguay. 240 more words


Julia Louis-Dreyfus Says Everybody Thinks 'Veep' Is About 'The Other Guys'

The fifth season of vicious political satire Veep is about to start, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus is making the talk show rounds to promote it. On the… 254 more words