I don't mean to suggest that every successful joke about autism will necessarily portray it positively. But I do think that good jokes at least have to portray autism originally. Easy stereotypes don't get laughs, no matter what the topic.
A common rookie mistake in playwriting is to leave your audience in the dark. Some plays are about plumbing a mystery, of course. But when everyone on stage knows the painful secret yet simply avoids it, it's merely frustrating.
In this episode, Mike Chang Jr. wants to be "an artist" and his father wants him to go to Harvard. Glee Club and his girlfriend, Tina Cohen-Chang, are standing in his way and are seen as distractions.
While I admire Jane Lynch as an actress, Glee really gets on my nerves. There's something repulsive about how they show kids suffering from one bigotry or another, then solve the whole mess with a couple of songs and a group hug.
All eyes are on Glee to see what gayer-than-gay moments the show will dream up next. Here are 24 of the gayest moments from the first two seasons.
I wrote about my son and his crush on a gay character on Glee and how this led to him telling me he wanted to kiss boys. What I thought was a simple story has clearly struck a chord with a lot of people.
The creators of the great sitcom Community did something brilliant on a recent episode. Allegedly it was just an episode like every other -- plot A an...
Mark Salling, who's best known for his mean jock character Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee, has every reason to be excited. He just got a new puppy, an...
Fall season premieres have been airing for the past week, more to be aired in the next few weeks, and a popular theme this fall is sex positivity.
She's got Elizabeth Taylor eyes, an I Love Lucy madcap spirit and a voice that'll melt hearts and minds. What's not to like about Zooey Deschanel?
For drag fans, this one's jam-packed! I serve a backstage interview with RuPaul's Drag Race star India Ferrah and video from Jose A. Guzman-Colon's shoot with original Drag Race diva BeBe Zahara Benet.
Hugh Laurie has a new album, Let Them Talk, which is New Orleans blues based. Here he discusses how he came up with that idea.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped 'just' 49% in its second weekend, which was strong enough to once again claim the top spot at the box office.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band's new album Revelator features the track "Bound For Glory," and premiering here is a live version of that song. This exclusive comes from Susan and Derek's Center Stage performance in Atlanta on April 8, 2011.
Oxygen this year has delivered the perfect summer series in The Glee Project, a show so full of talent and heart that it instantly establishes emotional connections so strong they defy indifference.