Afternoon Delight: Retta hosts “True Blood” premiere party, Olivia Wilde at the MySpace relaunch


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Happy birthday to Kat Dennings, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen and Ally Sheedy!

Tig Notaro and Lake Bell star in the voiceover comedy In A World… in theaters August 9.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer screenwriter Marti Noxon has signed on to pen the latest installment of Tomb Raider.

Congratulations to out actress/rocker Abisha Uhl, whose lesbo film The Plan won the best LGBT Film award at last night’s New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles. Starting this Saturday, you can rent the movie at BuskFilms.

US magazine named Hollywood’s Gay Power Couples including Portia and Ellen, Rosie and Michelle, and Sara and Linda.

Bling Ring director Sofia Coppola graces the cover of July’s Red magazine.

Hip hip hooray for Amy Poehler, who will receive the Best Comedy Person award at the upcoming Just For Laughs ComedyPro conference.

Last night Olivia Wilde posed on the red carpet for the MySpace Artists Showcase in Los Angeles. Wait, MySpace is still around? p.s. I want Wilde’s pants.

One of my comedy heroes, Tracey Ullman, is in talks to star in Disney’s Into the Woods alongside Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt.

Parks and Recreation actress Retta will be hosting the True Blood live premiere party. Retta will be hang out on the Fangtasia set (which is located right down the street from my apartment. Should I scale the walls and crash the party?) If you have questions for the TB cast make sure to tweet them to Retta.


The manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. is the latest company to pull funds from discriminatory Boy Scouts of America.

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