Good afternoon and happy hump day!
Happy birthday to Kristen Wiig, Cindy Williams, Regina Taylor, Giada De Laurentiis, Tori Amos and Valerie Harper!
Kristen Wiig and Jon Hamm on Saturday Night Live
Natalie Portman took it all off for Dior, and I thank her for that.
Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts take on a tsunami in The Impossible. This film, based on a true story, is going to make me cry.
The cast of Glee wants you to stop texting while driving! U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Twentieth Century Fox are teaming up for a PSA featuring scenes from a “heart-stopping episode of Glee to encourage young adults to Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.” If Naya Rivera tells me to put down my cell phone, then I’ll have to oblige.
Speaking of Glee, somehow I stumbled across a banner ad featuring Jane Lynch endorsing the National College Finance Center. Random, right?
Chloë Sevigny (Hit & Miss) is joining the cast of Portlandia for the show’s third season. Sevigny will play Alexandra, Fred and Carrie’s new roommate. Oh, this is going to be good. Portlandia‘s third season premieres in January 2013 on IFC.
Janina Gavankar (True Blood, The L Word) has signed on for Fox’s upcoming comedy The Goodwin Games. The series, co-starring Scott Foley and Becki Newton, follows a trio of estranged siblings who team up with the goal to inherit their father’s fortune.
I finally went to see The Dark Knight Risesand was happily surprised when I saw out actress Jillian Armenante (Girl, Interrupted, Bad Teacher) appear at the end of the film. Armenante played a lawyer’s clerk and the film was insanely good.
Today the season two finale of my mockumentary series McManusland was posted on tellofilms.com. The epic ending guest stars AE’s own Trish Bendix, Mia Jones and Ali Davis. And yes, I am nude in the finale. McManusland season one is available for free on tellofilms and YouTube, but season two is exclusively available for tellofilms’s Premium Subscribers. For $3.99 you can see all the action, and trust me you won’t be disappointed! (The tellofilms player works worldwide, so everyone can enjoy it.)
Lesbian/Bi Video of the Day!
Out musicians God-Des and She need your help completing their fourth album. Watch their kickstarter video below and consider donating to their cause.