What could I say to this young man who meant so much to my kid, this young man who, by playing a television character, had helped lead my son to tell me about his orientation and, by extension, helped change the trajectory of my own life toward activism?
With Glee season four now complete, I decided to compile a list of what I believe needs to improve in the show's future. While the show is far from unwatchable, it is undeniably past its prime.
I've been known to cry during a "Glee" finale or two (or all of them). This finale was on par with one of the show's typical, mid-season fluff episodes that are usually forgettable.
Last week's episode of "Glee" set up a lot of plotlines for the end of the season, and next week's episode is the big finale. So what was this week's episode? Fluff.
The power goes out for an entire episode; Sarah Jessica Parker returns; Kurt and Rachel help Santana rediscover her dream; and one Glee Club member reveals a traumatic secret.
Return Glee to the gift to fans it was when the show originated. Give fans a reason to root for their favorite characters again and let them have storylines that are real. Let fans find Glee.
After a very dramatic school shooting last week, "Glee" gave us a fluff episode this week. Everyone gets what they want, because that's entertaining!
With a blend of backgrounds and ages, the cast of CLONED successfully narrates this camping trip gone bad thriller, adding moments of fear and anticipation as the truth behind Tupper Island unfolds.
"Glee" attempts to tackle the issue of gun violence in our schools, but was it worthwhile, or did it feel manipulative?
The Emmy and Golden Globe recipient chit-chats with me about this year's Oscars and her rise to stardom on Glee. Additionally, she dishes about her upcoming projects, including her new television hosting gig, as well as her future role on Broadway.
I've heard a lot of people complain about Glee so far this season, but to me this is when Glee is the best: when they don't try to force a storyline that we might not care about and just focus on the music.
If Facebook has integrated itself so well into our lives that it now decides elections, and if we now take to "the Facebook" instead of "the streets," as our modern-day public square, what does it mean when displays of hate and protest aren't equally incorporated into the Facebook platform?
This Freaky Friday season of Glee has turned the show on its head and fandoms upside down. There have been several occasions where I've thought about letting go of the show I've cherished.
My movie's character is Sami Malik, an Indian who comes to 1970s America on a crazy quest for success and to impress a girl. While the bulk of the film involves his escapades with several misfit roommates, I still put the idea aside. Who wants to see a movie with brown people?
Among the gladiators hurling themselves across the field and at each other with a ferocity that will shorten expected lifespans -- there will be a pla...
We are losing context. Every single day. And we don't seem to notice. Or care. We dispute it and disrespect it and otherwise dismiss it. Our love affair with all that is new, different and sensational leads us to fashion a society that has fewer and fewer ties to the past or memories of it.