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Source: Fox News

Lena Dunham show's star Brett Gelman calls 'Camping' critics 'lazy,' cites 'systemic misogyny'

Today 19:08 GMT

A star and the co-creator of HBO’s new series “Camping,” Brett Gelman and Lena Dunham, had some choice words for those who are reviewing the show and noting that the main character is “unlikeable.” “Camping,” which premiered on Sunday night, focuses on a group of friends that take a trip to the great outdoors for a birthday celebration that quickly turns contentious.

If this show can do anything, I hope that it can cut into the idea that women somehow need to convey some essential vulnerability or softness in order to be given a stamp of approval."

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Source: Fox News

Ariel Winter says 'Modern Family' death will be a 'character that we'll all be sad to see go'

Today 19:07 GMT

Ariel Winter is opening up about how the Pritchett-Dunphy family will deal with a major tragedy on a highly anticipated episode of "Modern Family."

"It's a character that we'll all be sad to see go, but it's probably not an older character that you think is going to go," Winter teased to ET. "We haven't ever really had a death on the show. ET spoke with the 20-year-old actress at the first annual #GirlHero Awards luncheon on Sunday, where she talked about how the beloved comedy will handle such a serious topic.

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Source: The Guradian

The Conners: how does Roseanne survive without Roseanne Barr?

Today 20:01 GMT

In the wake of Roseanne’s cancelation last May, following racist tweets sent out by star and producer Roseanne Barr, many observers took to the site of her downfall to joke about looking forward to the show’s eventual return under the new title Dan.

To those who found the larger family dynamics and humor of the show engaging, and for who Roseanne herself isn’t a deal breaker, The Conners is offers as dignified and consistent a transition as could reasonably be expected.

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Source: The Week

How Dan Stevens got weird

Today 09:56 GMT

When you think of Dan Stevens, you probably think of Matthew Crawley, heir presumptive to the Grantham estate in the British TV series Downton Abbey: Polished, progressive, well-heeled, and devastatingly handsome.

Apostle may not align with your perception of Stevens' acting mien, but that's for the best: The film is another window into the actor he's wanted to be after Downton.

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Source: Common Domain

Barbara Kingsolver’s Purple States of America

Sunday 19:59 GMT

Barbara Kingsolver’s new book out Tuesday, “Unsheltered,” like some recent works by best-selling novelists including Salman Rushdie and Gary Shteyngart, features a Trump-like figure popping out of the scenery every so often.

I would be very happy for 100,000 people to read this book next month, that would delight me, but I’m also writing for hundreds of thousands of people who will come later.

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Source: Common Domain

Life After ‘Roseanne’

Sunday 19:59 GMT

Starting Tuesday night on ABC, “The Conners” will attempt to stand on its own as a family sitcom without the namesake character of “Roseanne, ” which imploded last May when the network fired star and producer Roseanne Barr after she posted a racist tweet. She relinquished any financial and creative stake in the spinoff, which allowed the cast and crew of “Roseanne” to carry on with “The Conners.”


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