Good News: Skins Gets Picked Up Again

Rejoice fellow Anglophiles — the fantastic Channel 4 series (shown here in the States on BBC America) Skins just got picked up for two more seasons. As expected, it will be a completely new cast of characters. Open auditions will take place in London and Bristol next month. I’ve only seen seasons 1/2 with the […]

Upcoming Events: MGMT, Rushdie, and Dexter

NEW YORK Salman Rushdie (!!!) teams up with Dregg for a special collaboration for SPIN.com’s Liner Notes event on October 1st. Proceeds to to Housing Works. Tickets are $25. There are a crap-ton of events leading up to the Season 4 premiere of Showtime’s Dexter on September 27th. Definitely have to check out la casa […]

Things on TV That Make Me Happy

By chance I just happened to catch a rebroadcast of the premiere of Fox’s new show Glee and I LOVED IT! When I first saw the trailers for the show, I thought it would be really bad for some reason — despite the fact that it contained all the ingredients of cheesy shows/movies I love: […]

Gossip Girl Singing Faceoff: Leighton vs. Taylor

Looks like B and Little J are at it again–except this time in real life. Sensing a complete void in the actress-slash-singer market, Leighton Meester (aka GG’s Blair Waldorf) and Taylor Momsen (aka Jenny Humphrey) have come to the rescue, both unleashing their musical poweress upon the world in the very same week. Let’s examine […]