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A Veteran TV Showrunner's Simple Advice on Breaking Into Showbusiness

Krista Parkinson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Education
Krista Parkinson

Be adorable. This is the practical advice veteran TV writer, former Roseanne Showrunner, and one of my mentors, Bob Myer, has been giving my USC stud...

So, About That Whole Roseanne-Running-For-President Thing

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.28.2016 | Entertainment

Roseanne Barr regularly makes headlines for her politics. Case in point: her latest rants against Hillary Clinton's campaign financing. In 2012, money...

Matthew Jacobs

What Doesn't Kill Roseanne Barr Is Still Making Her Stronger | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment

"My political views have pretty much ended my career." That quote could be attributed to any number of people, but it seems to define no one more a...

Roseanne Blasts America's 'Bullsh*t War' On Abortion

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Roseanne Barr's new documentary "Roseanne For President!" documents her 2012 run for the Oval Office, and even though she wasn't successful, the comed...

Roseanne Looks Back On Her Sitcom's Controversial Lesbian Kiss

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.17.2015 | Entertainment

"Roseanne" had its share of gay-friendly moments, and Roseanne Barr looked back at one of the most memorable on HuffPost Live on Friday -- the kiss sh...

A Two-Night Conversation on Free Speech

Tavis Smiley | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

I ask comedian Roseanne Barr whether there's a fine line between what is offensive and distasteful, and what constitutes an abuse of free speech.

Which 1980s TV Favorites Almost Voiced Ursula the Sea Witch for Disney's The Little Mermaid

Jim Hill | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As you read through the liner notes for Walt Disney Record's Legacy Collection version of The Little Mermaid soundtrack, there's an anecdote in there that's sure to blow pop culture fans' minds.

9 of the Best-rated TV Shows Set in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 02.17.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Chances are that people who have never even been to Illinois or Chicago have some idea of what it's like here: the brutal weather, the corrupt politicians, the iconic pizza. And they probably got most of those ideas from watching TV shows set in the Windy City and beyond.

TV's Best Halloween Episodes Will Make You Cackle Like A Witch

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment

The spirit of Halloween is in the air, so HuffPost Live's "Spoiler Alert" indulged in a few tricks and treats with a discussion of what makes our fav...

Hail, Hail, A Vagenius Has Left This Realm: Joan Rivers, Rest In Peace

Roseanne Barr | Posted 11.04.2014 | Celebrity
Roseanne Barr

Thank you on behalf of all comedians working today who know that you always fought the enemies of comedy. You controlled the room always, in the most professional way. You leveled the playing ground for all comedians. You'll be missed, but not forgotten. Copied but never matched. Never bested.

Seven and Half Reasons Why Two and Half Men Should Scrap a Gay Season 12

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I have a good sense of humor, but... can't you find something else to make us laugh? Why are we gays so amusing to the rest of you?

Daria the Untold Tale Part 1

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

This is the story of how Beavis and Butt-Head's earliest female friend came into being and eventually became the star of her own animated series and a part of the zeitgeist of growing up.

These 8 TV Couples Are Our Marriage Role Models

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weddings

Washington D.C.'s most ruthless power couple is back on the small screen now that Netflix has released season 2 of "House of Cards," and like many of ...

Chris Harnick

Laurie Metcalf's TV Dreams Come True | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.19.2013 | TV

"Getting On" is the show Laurie Metcalf has been waiting for. "I have my fingers crossed about this project so, so bad; so tightly because I just -...

'Roseanne' Turns 25!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

25 Years ago today "Roseanne" premiered on October 18, 1988 on ABC. The show starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman was created by Matt Williams and ...

Happy 25 Years of Reality in a Sitcom!

Roseanne Barr | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Roseanne Barr

It took a lot of courage for me to stand almost completely alone in the face of corporate witch-burning terrorism, class attack, and voracious sexist censorship waged against me, from which I have never, and will never fully recover.

Heartbreaking & Hilarious Photos From Series Finales

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.30.2013 | TV

All good things must come to an end, even our favorite TV shows. Viewers said goodbye to Walter White and "Breaking Bad" on Sunday, Sept. 29, but time...

From M*A*S*H to Last Man Standing: Can We Predict Sitcom Success?

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2013 | TV
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

As Hollywood rolls out a new season of sitcoms, I couldn't help but wonder if there's a formula for success. Can seasoned hit sitcom writers predict what an audience will love? Are viewers fickle?

WATCH: 'Roseanne' Star Who Never Watched Finale Shocked By Dan's Death

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.16.2013 | TV

Once actress Lecy Goranson left the role of Becky Conner on "Roseanne" for good, she never looked back -- literally. During a HuffPost Live interv...

A Whole Lot Of Roseanne Could Be Coming Your Way

Posted 06.29.2013 | TV

Roseanne Barr is working on another TV comeback, this time with a big NBC deal. According to Deadline, Roseanne and NBC are near a deal for a new ...

What Happens When Women Tell Rape Jokes?

Gina Barreca | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

The funny woman wields humor in such a way as to remove one gag (through her refusal of silence), even as she makes another -- a joke. Thus, she simultaneously resists shutting down and shutting up.

Satisfying (Or Not) Ways to End Your Novel

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

I believe the writer has a covenant with the reader. You provide the best possible stories--they will bring you into their heart. And come the day you separate, the moment it's time to say goodbye, do you want to break their heart?

Former 'Roseanne' Star Engaged To Girlfriend

Posted 04.25.2013 | Celebrity

Former "Roseanne" star Sara Gilbert is engaged to Linda Perry, the former frontwoman of the band 4 Non Blondes. On Monday, Gilbert announced on "The T...

Roseanne's Twitter Is Nuts

Posted 02.15.2013 | Celebrity

In case you didn't already know, Roseanne Barr is just a tad bit eccentric. For years she's made herself known as a brash comedian with outspoken femi...

SUPERCUT: Celebrate Valentine's Day With The Best TV Kisses

Posted 04.16.2013 | TV

Some TV kisses are so special, they're etched in your memory forever. This Valentine's Day, we're celebrating with a mashup of some of the best TV ...