Season 1 of HBO’s True Detective Available at Best Buy

HBO’s True Detective

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. My husband and I are addicted to crime dramas. We watch them all. This past January we knew that True Detective, which stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harelson (that pretty much seals its success right there), would be one that we … [Read more...]

Couples Therapy Season Four: Halfway to Nowhere

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Have you been watching VH1’s “Couples Therapy” this season? Come on, fess up! It’s not as embarrassing as watching TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” Well, that is actually up for debate. While Boo Boo and family are a little fixated on discussing bodily functions in front of millions of people, Jon Gosselin and his latest girlfriend, Liz Jannetta regale viewers with frank talk … [Read more...]

New HBO Comedy, “Getting On” Premieres This Sunday

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HBO has produced many a great comedy over the years (and by the way, when is “Curb Your Enthusiasm” coming back?) and it looks like they may have come up with another one. “Getting On” is based on a British series and is set in a geriatric care facility. It was created for American television by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, who have impressive resumes, having previously … [Read more...]

Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley On HBO

Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley

HBO Documentary Films debuts a provocative new film on Monday, November 18. Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley takes a look at the groundbreaking and controversial comedian. Born Loretta Mary Aiken in North Carolina in 1897, Jackie “Moms” Mabley (her name was taken from an early boyfriend and the nickname “Moms” added as she gained a reputation as a mentor to younger … [Read more...]

HBO Wraps Up Summer Documentary Series With “Americans In Bed”

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  Americans in Bed, the last of HBO's summer documentary film series, is basically pillow talk from 10 very diverse couples. From the privacy of their own bedrooms, ten couples offer frank, funny and often surprising insights into love, sex and marriage. The couples represent a rich cross-section of ages, ethnicities, religions and sexual orientations. The United … [Read more...]

Ya Gots to Watch “Orange Is the New Black”

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By Lily Doe I am eagerly awaiting the second season of the original Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. I haven't been this captivated by a show since Heroes or Weeds. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, author Piper Kerman tells of her experiences spending thirteen months in a woman's prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering. I … [Read more...]

Tia & Tamera Return To Style Network This Sunday!

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This article is sponsored by The Style Network Tia & Tamera is back with all new shows this Sunday night on the Style Network! Many of us "imperfect women" can relate to this show because we are also mothers, sisters, wives and daughters.  Season three will follow Tia and Tamera as they redefine their roles and tackle new ventures. These ventures will include an exciting … [Read more...]

Influential People Share Their Stories in HBO’s ‘The Out List’

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June is LGBT Pride Month, and HBO is observing the occasion with the debut of a new documentary called The Out List. From acclaimed documentary filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (Thinking XXX, About Face: Supermodels Then and Now), The Out List debuts on the 44th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – this Thursday, June 27, at 9:30 p.m. The Out List is one in a series of … [Read more...]

Pageant Spotlights Young Girls With Disabilities

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By Pam Buttikofer One weekend a year, Kewanee, Illinois, hosts a pageant that spotlights young girls with disabilities from around the country. This pageant gives an opportunity for little girls with a "can-do" attitude to be celebrated for their inner beauty and spirit. The pageant  is called the Miss You Can Do It pageant and was founded by Abbey Curran. Abbey Curran … [Read more...]