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Mediocrity: The New Normal

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

There's a new disease spreading through the collective, and it makes me very sad. It doesn't cause lumps or fevers, but make no mistake -- it is frighteningly contagious. It's called mediocrity.

Will & Grace: The TV Series That Changed America

Jack Myers | Posted 08.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Jack Myers

Art, in its best form, allows you to experience life and ultimately changes the way you view the world. Will & Grace was one of those rare television shows to do just that. It was entertaining, but it did more than just amuse its viewers.

If 2 Percent Is the New 4 Percent, Where Would the Economy Go From There? Let's Think It Uber!

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Renting a house, snagging a ride on your smartphone, and de-leveraging your balance sheets would truly be a new American way, with tremendous implications for policymakers including the Fed if a geopolitical or natural disaster hit and it was stuck at an already low interest rate.

Breaking the Stigma of Stuttering

Katherine Preston | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Preston

Stutterers are not some unified whole. Like everyone, we can be our own worst critics and our worst enemies. The truth is that we are as varied as the rest of humanity. And it is this scale that we should be judged on.

Back to Normal

Allen Frances | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

Spend at least as much effort ensuring you have the right diagnosis as you would in buying a house. Become a fully informed consumer, ask lots of questions, and expect clear and convincing answers from any clinician.

Queer Women in TV: Karey Dornetto

Alexandra Roxo | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Alexandra Roxo

There is a good chance that Karey Dornetto has made you laugh. She has written for shows like Arrested Development, South Park, The New Normal, and Portlandia. We were more than thrilled to sit and chat with Karey about her work as a queer woman writing really great content for TV.

Lena Dunham Reveals Which Gay Movie Inspired The Sex Scenes On 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

If you've moved to Brooklyn aspiring to be the next Lena Dunham, then you better load up that Netflix queue. The creator of HBO's "Girls" has reve...

Cancer's Best Friend: Fear

Molly Lindquist | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Molly Lindquist

Fear. We all deal with it at some point in our lives, but never had it been such an all-consuming part of my life until my cancer diagnosis.

Movie Review: The Hangover Part III

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I heartily endorse the original Hangover. Now we've got Part III. And yes, I recognize that the Roman numeral is meant as a joke -- but I have to point out that it's about as funny as many of the gags in this uneven and busy film.

Anti-Gay Group Claims Responsibility For 'New Normal' Cancellation

Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

A conservative and notoriously anti-gay group is claiming responsibility for the cancellation of the NBC series "The New Normal." Joe. My. God cit...

May-day! TV's Big Gay Bloodbath

Derek Hartley | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Derek Hartley

Manhattan is awash with TV folks in town for the upfronts, the annual ritual in which the networks present their fall schedules to advertisers in hopes of wooing big bucks. It is too early to tell which network will be the big winner, but this year there is a clear loser: gay characters.

WATCH: NBC's Latest Reboot To Feature Kylie Minogue As... She-Ra?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

For the honor of Gayskull! Kylie Minogue is back -- not with a new single or film role, but as everyone's favorite '80s female cartoon icon (okay, ...

'The New Normal' Star On The Show's Cancelation

The Huffington Post | Gustavo Heredia | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

NBC's "The New Normal" was canceled on Friday. The comedy, starring Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, Ellen Barkin and NeNe Leakes, got the axe from th...

No More 'Normal'

Posted 05.11.2013 | TV

"The New Normal" has been canceled, NBC announced today. The single-camera comedy from Ali Adler and Ryan Murphy had been a modest performer for th...

Bill Clinton, 'New Normal' Nab GLAAD Awards In Los Angeles

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 06.21.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES — NBC's sitcom "The New Normal," FX's thriller "American Horror Story: Asylum" and NBC's daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" took home...

3 Things You Need To Fully Adjust To Change

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

Here's what I'm working on: making the "new normal" of life beyond cancer just plain normal. Whatever your struggle, I know it's possible to move beyond constant comparisons between what was and what now is with the right tools. Here's what it's going to take.

'The New Normal': A Wedding, A Birth, And A Runaway

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

The freshman season of "The New Normal" ended in the most satisfying way possible. There were two things looming on the show -- the marriage of Bryan ...

'New Normal' Star On Being An Unexpected Gay Activist

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES — Justin Bartha never set out to make a political statement when signing on to play a gay, expectant father on NBC's "The New Normal...

Bryan & David's 'Big Day'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 04.01.2013 | TV

"The New Normal" is staging an hourlong season finale on Tuesday, April 2 (9 p.m. ET on NBC), which sees Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bar...

Hey, People Are Watching NBC Again

Posted 03.27.2013 | TV

Viewers have found NBC's programming -- like "Go On," whose ratings were way up -- again thanks to "The Voice." "The Voice" was down compared to it...

Are You College-Age?

Susan Henking | Posted 05.09.2013 | College
Susan Henking

To be college-age, like being a college student more generally, is a historical phenomenon: neither stable nor ever entirely new. American higher education began with no age requirement.

'The New Normal': Nicole Richie Pumpking Picking With Ryan

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

After Hurricane Sandy, NBC pre-empted the Halloween installment of "The New Normal." Finally this past week, it came to air. And while it might seem s...

Jimmy Smits Returning To 'Sons Of Anarchy'

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

Jimmy Smits will be returning to "Sons of Anarchy" for Season 6, TVLine reports. Smits made his debut as the gangster Nero in Season 5, where he ro...

Ratings Woes: 'Smash,' 'Body Of Proof' Hit Lows

Posted 02.20.2013 | TV

"Smash" is not a hit in the Nielsen ratings. The NBC musical drama -- and other NBC shows -- continued to spiral downward in the ratings Tuesday night...

The New Climate Reality: Expensive, Destructive, and Coming in Hot

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Lucy Emerson-Bell

Call us crazy but wouldn't it make more sense to consider a long-term investment in our future through embracing renewable energy, funding innovative technologies and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, rather than "reconstruction efforts" or throwing money at the problem after the fact?