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Why We Stopped Watching 'Weeds'

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

"Weeds" is entering its eighth and final season on Showtime this week (Season 8 premieres Sunday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET) and it's certainly been a long...

'Dexter' 'Definitely' Ending After Season 8

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

"Dexter" is "definitely" ending after Season 8, executive producer Sara Colleton confirmed in an interview with TV Guide. When Showtime's serial k...

In Defense of Weeds

Pasha Adam | Posted 06.24.2012 | TV
Pasha Adam

The vast majority of widowers don't turn to illegal activities to make ends meet. Selling drugs isn't a normal reaction to losing a husband. And from that I extrapolate that Nancy Botwin was never a normal person.

'Weeds' Creator Still Mulling Over How To End Series

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

"Weeds" premieres its eighth and final season on Showtime in about two weeks (July 1 at 10 p.m. ET), but the show's creator Jenji Kohan admitted in an...

'Weeds' Ending After Season 8

EW | Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

This year, Showtime’s ground-breaking TV series "Weeds" will come to a close. The premium network will conclude series creator Jenji Kohan's accl...

Summer TV Preview: When Do Your Favorite Shows Premiere?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.01.2012 | TV

We know you're probably preparing yourselves for the season finales of some of your favorite shows, but there's plenty of new and returning series pre...

Single Moms on TV: Prostitutes and Drug Dealers?

Caryn Ward | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Caryn Ward

It's not a new idea on television to have single mothers do desperate things. But surely there are TV shows with strong women in a lead role. Yet no show in the top 5 or even the top 10 had a woman as the lead character, much less a single mother.

'Weeds' And 'Episodes' Return In July

Posted 03.14.2012 | TV

Showtime is gearing up for more Mary-Louise Parker and Matt LeBlanc this summer. The network has announced that the season premieres of "Weeds" and "E...

Mary Louise Parker Replaces Demi Moore In 'Lovelace': Report [UPDATE]

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

Mary-Louise Parker has joined the cast of the 70s-era porn-star biopic "Lovelace," replacing Demi Moore in the role of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, U...

TV Says See Ya, Men!

Chris Harnick | Posted 02.19.2012 | TV
Chris Harnick

Looking at HBO's recent move -- the canceling of male-driven shows "Hung," "How to Make it in America," and "Bored to Death" and the renewal of the Laura Dern-fronted "Enlightened" -- it's become even more apparent: TV is now the land of women. And that's not a bad thing.

ADORABLE PHOTOS: Mary-Louise Parker Handles Weeds Of A Different Sort

Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles

The star of the hit television show "Weeds", Mary-Louise Parker, handled weeds of different sort Monday. As USA Today reports, Parker unveiled the lat...

Does This TV Star Look Christ-Like To You?

Posted 10.10.2011 | Home

The team behind the Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak's "Godspell" announced today that Hunter Parrish, of Showtime's "Wee...

The best films of 2011 - so far

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So - if the movie year had ended June 30 and we had to choose the best films of 2011 from the releases that hit American screens since Jan. 1, which o...

How The Killing Is Saving Television

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 09.02.2011 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

With its eerie, atmospheric tone, complex 3-ring storyline, and roster of multi-dimensional characters who straddle so many fences we're not sure what color hat they wear, The Killing was irresistible.

App Lets You Sell Pot Legally--On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology

Forget about watering the zucchini: A new game for Facebook will let you tend your marijuana plants instead. Launched on June 27 to coincide with t...

The Lawn Chemical Ritual

McKay Jenkins | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
McKay Jenkins

It's not just our health that suffers from our cultural obsession with lawn chemicals; our environment suffers too. The Chesapeake Bay suffers catastrophic "dead zones" resulting from the excessive nutrients running off suburban lawns.

Mary-Louise Parker: I've Never Smoked Pot, Only Licked A Pot Lollipop

Vanity Fair | Eric Spitznagel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Wait, you don't smoke marijuana, or you've never smoked it? I've never smoked it. Wow. That's like finding out Tommy Chong never touched the stu...

So Many Selves, So Little Time

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

President Obama is a Kenyan or a Muslim -- or a Kenyan Muslim -- masquerading as an American Christian. The Dalai Lama is an undercover Nazi agent. Ma...

PHOTOS: Which Of Mary-Louise Parker's Ensembles Are Fab?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Mary-Louise Parker and her onscreen alter ego Nancy Botwin return to the screen Monday night for the sixth season of hit drama "Weeds." One trait the ...

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Get Off Your Grass and Create an Edible Lawn! with Brigitte Mars

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

An estimated sixty-seven million pounds of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides are applied around homes and gardens yearly. Commercial and government landscapes, apply another 165 million pounds.

Horsemint Marijuana Confusion: Cops Haul Off Weed

gawker.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Cops in Corpus Christi, who are clearly very well-intentioned but maybe not the sharpest tools in the police shed, seized some 400 marijuana plants fr...

Secret Organic Weapon for Weeding

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

Yes, it's that time of year, when weeds arise and rise again. Even the most devout organic gardener might be tempted to pull out the evil chemicals at...

American Water Company Joins Lawsuit Against Syngenta, Maker Of Atrazine Herbicide

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Danielle Ivory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The nation's largest private water utility company has joined a federal lawsuit that aims to force the manufacturer of atrazine, a widely-used herbici...

Breaking Down "Breaking Bad"

Guy Nicolucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Guy Nicolucci

Thanks to Netflix and what economists are calling the jobless recovery, I've almost caught up with AMC's "Breaking Bad." If you haven't seen this show...