On our season finale: we discuss the highs and lows of Taylor Swift's work and why she is scrutinized the way she is, whether or not Joss Whedon's fake feminism and hypocrisy change how you feel about his work and if can it inform his future projects. We make predictions and complaints leading up to the Game of Thrones season finale, and finish with your letters about work and pregnancy, Angelina Jolie, momagers, and child stars. Thank you for listening and tune in for Season Two!
Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play, hit us up on twitter at @laineygossip and @duanaelise, and as always visit LaineyGossip.com for more pop culture insight and analysis. Thanks for listening and please join us after our short break for Season Two!
This week: we discuss Kris Jenner’s now infamous negotiating skills, how the Kardashians have completely disrupted the Hollywood ecosystem, and what they have in common with another disruptor (the one who’s in the White House). And as Drake makes a political statement promoting OVO on LA billboards, we debate whether or not you can be apolitical and remain relevant. And finally we discuss the Shonda Rhimes Effect on television as she makes her move to Netflix.
This week: Taylor Swift puts her mouth where her money is, showing her work on the witness stand. We discuss John Cho's leading man status -- and dig into whether beauty is a catalyst for diversity. Then, we check out the non-verbal work happening all over 'Insecure', and why Jessica Williams' beauty hacks are a political statement Jennifer Hudson could have used.
On this episode: Angelina Jolie's first interview has her in trouble for manipulating child actors...and maybe adults too? Then we talked about child stars and their Momagers - from Katherine Heigl to Justin to Britney to... well, everyone else, including Beyoncé, Keri Russell, JC Chasez, with shout-outs to Alyssa Milano and the Erdös-Bacon number. Then, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston are marching into a brand new TV genre, and Duana learns about The Princess Bride when there's a surprisingly powerful Broadway Throwdown.
On this episode: why 'Girls Trip' is a breakout movie for Tiffany Haddish, aged 37, and why it has to be now. Don't worry everyone, Mindy Kaling's baby won't get in the way of any productions, Will Smith's large balls are helping Netflix, and is it ok to talk about whether or not Aunt Celine is having sex? Also, do we need to care about 'The Bold Type'.
On today's show: how Charlize Theron overcame 'cute' and became an action star, and why publishing salaries, sports-style, may not play in Hollywood. Plus we ‘parse’ Frank Darabont's amazing/terrible 'Walking Dead' emails, and do we need to care about Jonathan Groff...on a podcast?
Did you hear? Ashton Kutcher's going to fix gender equality in Silicon Valley! Plus, Daniel Dae-Kim and Grace Park know their worth when Hawaii Five-0 doesn't, plus why Laverne Cox may be mad at Andrew Garfield, and can you be a feminist and love Baby Driver? Plus - posture, your words about work, and Lainey's very, very favourite subject...
In this episode: What we talk about while waiting to hear Jay-Z's 4:44, the creator of UnREAL and Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on how your brain explodes when you find out who does less work and gets more money, TJ Miller's obnoxious interview after Silicon Valley, plus The Truck, quizzes, and talking at double-speed....
On this episode: how Graceland should be Priscilla Presley's master class of business, Elizabeth Banks' calling out of Steven Spielberg and how it will inform her work, how Drake shielded himself from Tall Poppy Syndrome by boasting about the Six, and how long before the Emmys become bigger than the Oscars.
Why do mistakes roll off J.Lo's back? When exactly did we stop thinking Tom Cruise was 'A list'? Plus, why Black Panther is aiming at comic book beginners, and why Seth Rogen being Seth Rogen led us to learn there's something called 'VidAngel'. Shudder.
The significance of Patty Jenkins' direction of 'Wonder Woman' for women filmmakers, whether or not we'll see 10 Dianas in every classroom in a few years, Ariana Grande's classy tribute and how Manchester has changed her career, and the less than classy (but hilarious) Gallagher charity spat.
This week: Rihanna and Lupita head to the Big Screen thanks to Twitter, Lainey gets Duana to consider Robert Pattinson... sort of, we try to unsee the remake of 'Dirty Dancing' but can't unsee it's biggest victim, and why Zach Braff and Josh Radnor back on your TV may be bad news.
This week: does Brie Larson have “it”, Jimmy Fallon’s damage control, Busy Phillips and her Instagram career confessions, and the (un?)fairness of Robin Wright's pay inequity for 'House of Cards'.
On this week's episode: the many reasons why Miley's new song is so disappointing, how Lady Gaga's changing personas are not the same as Miley's, why Kelly Ripa has every right to be pissed at Ryan Seacrest joining Live! while having more layered onto his schedule at the same time, how Vulture's Chris Rock piece on Aziz Ansari is perfect PR, and do we need to care about Kathleen Rose Perkins and replaced pilot actresses?
On this episode: Brad Pitt's GQ redemption piece and why you rolled your eyes so hard, why the Handmaid's Tale can't be binge-watched, how Chris Rock's Rolling Stone interview isn't the GQ piece on Pitt, and Lainey’s Hamilton report card.
On this episode: Anne Hathaway effortlessly cues up a huge round of headlines about a mistake she's "scared" she made... just in time for her movie to benefit. Blake Lively loses her cool, Harry Styles manipulates us and we like it-- plus, we parse reactions to Hannah Horvath's motherhood and scream about the idea that a baby makes Serena Williams more "human". Plus, Gayle King's in trouble for having famous friends, and Duana prays for a Julia Roberts-Oprah interview in advance of Julia's huge 2017.
On this episode: is Reese Witherspoon most endearing at her bossy-mom best? Katy Perry's Vogue article reveals a lot about her work AND theirs. As #Scandal turns 100, Shonda Rhimes shows her work, literally, and why celebrities can go broke making millions a year -- and why we need to care about it.
This week: Meghan Markle shut down her website… what does it mean?! Harry Styles goes solo and an impromptu fight about ‘N Sync. Also, Gabrielle Union works with her hair, what movies CAN women direct, and, do we need to care about #ThatsHarrassment?
Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play, and hit us up on twitter at @laineygossip and @duanaelise. Please note Show Your Work pauses the week of April 17th and resumes on Monday, April 24th. Thanks for listening!
On this episode: why the finale of 'Big Little Lies' meant so much, who's blaming Scarlett Johansson for the 'Ghost In The Shell' flop, Did Tina Fey show up when we needed her, and who is 'we', anyway? Plus, the politics of privacy in the 'S-Town' podcast, and has Tim Riggins lost his last Rally Girl?
On this episode: Rihanna on Bates Motel and how her appearance fits into her career plan, Jenny Slate's (un)revealing Vulture interview, Gwyneth Paltrow's foray into vitamins on goop and eye rolling her non-CEO-ness, the work of running an online blog and the importance of supporting writers, and why you DO need to care about Big Little Lies.
This week: what "work" do the British Royals do and should we be bothered? Emily Blunt and John Krasinski and should real-life Hollywood couples work together; how Stephen Colbert figured it out, Noel Wells and impressing SNL dinosaurs; Girls and the pregnancy plot to grow characters, and do we need to care about Blackish's Yara Shahidi?
In this episode: Emma Watson drops the mic about Beyoncé and feminism, director Melina Matsoukas makes you notice her, Scarlett Johannson's divorce, mommy-shaming, and perplexing career, Kristen Stewart--movie star or star of movies? And as Buffy turns 20, we look at Joss Whedon's thoughts about diversity and LGBTQ representation.
On this episode: debriefing the Best Picture clusterf-ck and why producers and not directors typically accept Best Picture nods, Angelina Jolie's Guerlain deal and her future standing in Hollywood, what kind of actor is Jake Gyllenhaal, Connie Britton leaves 'Nashville', and do we need to care about Shiri Appleby?
On this episode: Adele's retreat and how much capital it takes to walk away when you’re on top, the lack of female directors in Hollywood, Donald Glover's momentum, and (ugh) Justin Timberlake.
On this episode: How Reese Witherspoon’s career led to 'Big Little Lies', re-imagining the rom-com (and maybe writing our own), the Hollywood assistant and West Wing boy sh-t, and finally, Lena Dunham's radically gratuitous nudity and did Girls answer the question?