Remembering the author, and late wife of comedian Patton Oswalt, on the occasion of the release of her book on her pursuit of the Golden State Killer.
She took up her confessional writing to “impress a dude” — and wound up marrying a woman. She also picked up a lot of famous fans.
On food, femininity, family, and art.
“I practiced the hell out of rolling [it].”
The film is just the latest in a decades-long march towards more complex lesbian stories on the big screen.
“I’ve had a crush on her since Slums of Beverly Hills. I told her that, too, because I’m such an asshole.”
On Claire Danes: “Her face is expressive, but she also really knows how to be blank sometimes.”
To the embarrassment of his son.
Remembering the essayist and “This American Life” contributor, who died this week at 47.
“I have nothing but myself / to go by.”
“I think they’re happy … that’s the most surprising thing about the Don and Megan relationship this season.”
“I’ve decided now I really am too old to fall over … my knees are shot.”
“I love when someone at the gas station comes up to me and says, ‘Why aren’t you still in Agrestic, man?’”
“Poehler can pretty much curse any of the dudes on the show under the table.”
“The life of the show is that Jack becomes more of a person and Liz gets her act together. Beyond that, the real goal of the show is the moral education of Kenneth Parcel, the eventual discovery that he is immortal and the center for a reason we can’t begin to understand.”
On ‘The L Word’ there was “a lot of talking going on. About everything.”
Making a raunchy show with a bunch of sophomoric men isn’t sexy, but it is fun.
“That’s the staggering, humorous thing about money. If you haven’t got taste, money doesn’t matter: You’ll always look ghastly.”
Peggy was a buttoned-up, Brooklyn-born-and-bred 20-year-old Catholic secretary in season one. And now? Wow.
“My name is Peggy Olson, and I’d like to try some lysergic acid diethylamide.”