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Martha Plimpton

The Realness of The Real O'Neals

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
Kenyth Mogan

Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Real O' Neals on your much-deserve success. I'm a little sad that there wasn't a show like this on television when I was coming out, but I'm very glad I get to enjoy it now.

The Seventh Annual Lilly Awards

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

he Seventh Annual Lilly Awards on May 23rd, 2016 at Signature Theatre was a rousing salute to women who made significant contributions to theater and activism. It began with a video of a recent protest in front of Dublin's Abbey Theater decrying a male-dominated commemorative season.

Want To Know What Jake Gyllenhaal Is Really Like? Watch 'Nightcrawler'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.13.2016 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal is a master of measured interview responses. I experienced it on the phone with him last year and again at South by Southwest on Satur...

Martha Plimpton On Playing A Mom Struggling With Her Son's Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.10.2016 | Queer Voices

Acclaimed actress Martha Plimpton said she didn't hesitate to say “Yes!’ when she was offered the role of Eileen O'Neal in the new ABC sitcom, "Th...

Super Bowl Stunner: Goodbye to 'The Good Wife'

Ed Martin | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

And so it is that the passing of The Good Wife is a loss for CBS in particular and broadcast television in general, and very likely the end of an era. I have to say the end came fast and furious.

Wisconsin's Assault on Women and the Poor

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 01.28.2017 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

Last Thursday, the Wisconsin State senate proposed two bills that will work to decrease resources for people of low-income to receive family planning services through Planned Parenthood. In Wisconsin, this means the elimination of about $3 million worth of family planning services to Planned Parenthood clients.

Women Read The Mean Tweets They Received For Supporting Abortion

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women

Abortion Tweet Theater from A Is For on Vimeo. Women who joined an online movement supporting reproductive rights were greeted with nasty responses. A...

Joe Biden at the Golden: A Delicate Balance

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

To wit, someone asked, the vice president of what company? For me it was an off night at the theater. I don't want my money back. Are you listening Scott Rudin? I'd like a ticket to see it again. Maybe those 25 others would too.

Feminism Is More Than What Young Hollywood Thinks About It

Heather Wood Rudúlph | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Heather Wood Rudúlph

Young women talking about feminism is important. But focusing only on which young, famous women embrace or reject the label of "feminist" essentially reduces the issue of equal rights to a hashtag.

Never Say Die: 'Goonies 2' Is Apparently Happening

Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment

Goonies never say die, and neither do sequel rumors. While discussing the state of Hollywood superhero movies with a paparazzo from TMZ, director Rich...

Say Goodbye To 'Raising Hope'

Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

Get ready to say goodbye to "Raising Hope." On Monday, March 10, Fox announced that the Lucas Neff and Martha Plimpton comedy has been canceled and...

RIP: Not for Me

Dr. Frank Spinelli | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Frank Spinelli

Then just last night, I was watching television and during a commercial I checked my twitter account. The actress, Martha Plimpton, had tweeted, "RIP, Julie Harris. That's all."

Michael McLaughlin

WATCH: Bill De Blasio's New Star-Studded Campaign Ad | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

Some of New York City's most recognizable faces have teamed up for a new ad supporting Bill de Blasio's campaign to become mayor. The black-and-whi...

Back In Action

Posted 03.30.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" hasn't seen the last of Patti Nyholm and Judge Abernathy. According to TV Guide, "Raising Hope" star Martha Plimpton is returning ...

FIRST LOOK: Jimmy & Sabrina Tie The Knot On 'Raising Hope'

Posted 01.25.2013 | TV

Jimmy and Sabrina are getting married, and the camera crew from "Modern Family" has been hired to capture every last detail. In HuffPost TV's excl...

FIRST LOOK: Melanie Griffith & Tippi Hedren Bring The Drama To 'Rasing Hope'

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

The Chances are back, and this time, they're joined by a legendary mother-daughter duo. In the first look at Season 3 of "Raising Hope" (above), J...

Who's Hooking Up & Popping Up On Fall's New Comedies?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

Fox is attempting to dominate Tuesday nights this fall, lining up two hours of comedy with established hits like "New Girl" and "Raising Hope" paired ...

TV's Funniest Women Address 'Labia Saturation' Controversy

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

Some of TV's funniest women still have an issue with former "Two and a Half Men" showrunner Lee Aronsohn's "labia saturation" comments. And for good r...

Uniting on the War Against Women

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Marcia G. Yerman

Karen Teegarden and Desiree Jordan were alarmed by the rapid erosion of women's rights. They created a Facebook page called United Against the War Against Women, with the theory if they built it women would come.

'The Good Wife': Guest Stars Make It Great

Denette Wilford | Posted 06.30.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

"The Good Wife" is great because of its cast, the crew, the writing, the direction -- but there's something about its guest stars that make the CBS drama extra-special.

'The Good Wife' Recap: Kalinda's Got A Gun

Chris Harnick | Posted 04.29.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

"The Dream Team" brought Patti Nyholm and Louis Canning together to take down Lockhart/Gardner, but we all know the true dream team of "The Good Wife" is Kalinda and Alicia. Kalicia.

Mad Women: How the Flames of Revolution Are Ignited

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

On Saturday, April 28th, the Unite Women March, will take place in every state across America.

Martha Plimpton & Michael J. Fox Return For 'Good Wife' Finale

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

Martha Plimpton is laying down the law one more time. According to TVLine, the "Rasing Hope" star will be back for the Season 3 finale of "The Good Wi...

Who's The Next Big Guest Star On 'Raising Hope'?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 01.18.2012 | TV

It's that time of year when TV viewers are sampling new shows, trying to figure out what to add to our weekly must-watch lists. But what about those s...

Amy Poehler's Shock Emmy Stage Rush

Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy's heartfelt acceptance of her surprising Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy trophy delighted viewers and left few wanting a reco...