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13 TV Moms Who Thrived Professionally

You know Murphy Brown and Alicia "Good Wife" Florrick shook things up, but what about the working-mom strategies forged by Miranda Hobbes and Joan Harris?

By Anne T. Donahue

Stephen Colbert Is Back, Ass Tighter Than Ever

In the opening of The Colbert Report last night, Stephen addressed the rumors that have been swirling around in the wake of his absence last week. He's not running for president or being kidnapped by the Pope, but he is in danger of being [...]

By Hallie Cantor

So, Judy Greer’s Mom Was Sort of a Badass

Has Judy Greer told the writers of Archer all this stuff about her mom that she just told Conan? If not, WHY NOT? They could write that character into the show no problem. Archer would totally hit on an ex-nun nurse with a darkly violent family [...]

By Hallie Cantor

My Mom Was a Comedy Writer

I'm that rarest of birds: a second generation female comedy writer. In the eighties and nineties, my mother was a newspaper humor columnist, sometimes for shmancy newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, but mostly for our local paper, the [...]

By Melinda Taub

A Potentially Strange New Office Relationship

Here's an interesting theory: The Office is setting up Phyllis to be revealed as Erin's long-lost mom. I don't see the resemblance, but the evidence is there in last night's episode. Hey, maybe!

By Adam Frucci