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An Up-All-Night Thriller That Holds You Captive

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.15.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf One effect of being an avid reader is that almost everything reminds me of a book. I'll see a story on the news ...

When Will Ladies Rule Late Night?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

A lady ruling late night. Can you imagine? Our small brains are up to the challenge, are yours?

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

Amy Schumer: 'I Think People Hate Women'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women

Being a woman in Hollywood involves putting up with a whole lot of bullsh*t. During The Hollywood Reporter's Comedy Actress roundtable, six hilari...

Lena Dunham On What It's Like To Shoot A Sex Scene

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

What really goes through actresses' heads when they're shooting a sex scene? The Hollywood Reporter rounded up some of the best women in comedy to fin...

Alexis Kleinman

The Cast Of 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Reveal Their Favorite Emojis | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology

...And act out the ones they wish existed.

Unbreakable -- Lessons Learned in an Ex-Gay Bunker

Peterson Toscano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peterson Toscano

Watching Kimmy Schmidt navigate her new world, I recognize that after breaking out of my bunker-like closet, I did not simply come out gay. No, day by day I come out more and more as myself.

How I Learned to Stop Whining and Love Kimmy Schmidt

Jeff Polman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jeff Polman

The series has already been renewed for a second season, and after the events of the finale I just saw, it's hard to tell what direction the tale will now go, but I think it's safe to say that if you have a spare 325 minutes to binge watch The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, do so.

Movie Review: Laggies -- Start Your Engines

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This blithe romantic comedy just jumps right in, introducing Megan (Keira Knightley) and her high school pals as they prepare for the wedding of one of them, Allison (Ellie Kemper). Megan is the only one who isn't really launched in life, though she lives with her high school boyfriend Anthony (Mark Webber) -- and they were, after all, voted best couple back in the day.

Grammies Sing Grammy Nominated Songs

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

For the third year, "Ellen" brought back their tradition of celebrating the year's crop of Grammy nominated music by having real grandmas sing the yea...

Ellie Kemper's New Show

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says it's ordering 13 episodes of a new comedy created by Tina Fey and starring Ellie Kemper of "The Office." ...

Tina Fey's New Show On NBC Will Star Ellie Kemper

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.01.2013 | TV

NBC has ordered "Tooken," a new show from Tina Fey starring "The Office's" Ellie Kemper, straight to series. NBC has ordered 13 episodes. The single c...

Conan's Next Famous Intern

Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien has an impressive history of past interns who end up becoming famous -- for instance, roughly 86% of the cast of "The Office" once got c...

Goodbye Ellie, Hello Anna

Posted 09.02.2013 | TV

Wedding bells are ringing on "How I Met Your Mother," but it looks like Ellie Kemper has changed her RSVP from a "yes" to a "no" for Robin and Barney'...

Huge Stars Coming To 'The Simpsons,' 'Family Guy' & More

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Rachel Maddow and Daniel Radcliffe will be among the celebrities lending their voices t...

'Office' Alum Joins 'HIMYM'

Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

Ellie Kemper will visit "How I Met Your Mother" for its final season, CBS has confirmed. The casting news was first reported by TVLine. The "Offic...

Ellie Kemper Wonders Why Men Aren't All That Funny

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.16.2013 | Women

Ellie Kemper has a simple question: "Can men be funny?" The 33-year-old actress and comedian, who currently stars in "The Office," expounds on thi...

Just What the Doctor Prescribed

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 06.06.2013 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

Tuesday nights you need to write yourself a prescription for hit FOX show The Mindy Project. Make sure you follow doctor's orders because this prescri...

'Office' Star Books A New Gig On NBC

Posted 02.07.2013 | TV

Ellie Kemper may be saying goodbye to Dunder Mifflin, but she's not done with NBC. According to EW, the "Office" actress has landed the lead role i...

This Week's Best (And Worst) Beauty Looks!

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 02.03.2013 | Style

Dresses at this week's SAG Awards were pretty predictable, but we spotted some hair and makeup looks that stole the show. Coral lips in winter and rep...

Guess Who's Headed Back To 'How I Met Your Mother'?

Posted 02.01.2013 | TV

The Captain is on his way back to "How I Met Your Mother"! According to Vulture, Kyle MacLachlan's character -- known for having his marriage torn...

Christmas With Josh And Mindy

Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2012 | TV
Leigh Weingus

In case you haven't noticed, Mindy's life has been going pretty well recently. But in Episode 9 of "The Mindy Project," Mindy's life takes a turn for the worse.

Hugh Laurie Eyes Return To TV

Posted 11.21.2012 | TV

Hugh Laurie is eying a return to TV, but there won't be a stethoscope involved. The former "House" star is in talks to play the infamous pirate Blackb...

Ellie Kemper Ties The Knot

Posted 07.08.2012 | Celebrity

Ellie Kemper may have played one of the titular characters in 2011's "Bridesmaids," but the actress got to celebrate her own wedding this weekend. ...

WATCH: 'Bridesmaids' Star Takes On Ellen's Dance Dare!

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.16.2012 | Comedy

Sure, Ellie Kemper's pretty darn funny, but who knew she could dance? The "Bridesmaids" star showed the world her moves on "The Ellen DeGeneres Sho...