Topic: 30 Rock

Predictions for Lifetime‘s Jennifer Love Hewitt Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

Predictions for Lifetime's Jennifer Love Hewitt Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

A day may come, in the far and distant future, when there will not be fourteen simultaneous adaptations of Pride and Prejudice being produced at any given moment, but that day is not yet. Pride and Prejudice adaptations are the only offering keeping Jane Austen sleeping in a quiet grave; without these yearly oblations, she would burst forth from her tomb in the unhallowed ground and swing a scythe of fire through the living, exacting her tribute from our very flesh. More »

Why Is A Wedding The Only Happy Ending For Women?

Why Is A Wedding The Only Happy Ending For Women?

I know that in Shakespeare, the definition of a comedy as opposed to a tragedy, is something that ends with a wedding instead of a death. I know that weddings are traditionally seen as happy endings. I just thought that, by 2012, for feminist characters like Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) on 30 Rock, there might be a different option. Or, as Liz Lemon might say, “blerg.” More »

Valentine’s Day F*ck, Marry, Kill: Hugh Grant & Alec Baldwin (Don’t Worry, This Makes Sense)

Valentine's Day F*ck, Marry, Kill: Hugh Grant & Alec Baldwin (Don't Worry, This Makes Sense)

Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff wanted to do a special Valentine’s Day edition of Fuck Marry Kill with Hugh Grant in Love Actually, Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones’ Diary, and Hugh Grant in Notting Hill… but they don’t really like any of those movies and would rather talk about other, better romantic leads like Alec Baldwin and E.T. Here goes! More »