Topic: Melissa McCarthy

Elle Completely Misses The Point With Its Response To The Mindy Kaling Controversy

Elle Completely Misses The Point With Its Response To The Mindy Kaling Controversy

Yesterday, Elle released their February “Women In Television” issue, complete with four covers featuring Mindy KalingAmy PoehlerAllison Williams, and Zooey Deschanel. The Internet (including me) was quick to notice that the covers had a curious issue: while Poehler, Williams, and Deschanel were shot with about 75% of their bodies visible and in full color, Kaling’s photo was cropped to only show her face, and was black and white. It’s Melissa McCarthy all over again, and just like that time around, Elle responded to the criticism with a fairly tone deaf example of missing the point. More »

Elle Hides Mindy Kaling’s Body For Cover Just Like They Did With Melissa McCarthy’s

Elle Hides Mindy Kaling's Body For Cover Just Like They Did With Melissa McCarthy's

Happily, Mindy Kaling landed her first major magazine cover on February’s issue of Elle. The cover is one of four for the “Women in Television” issue, also featuring Amy Poehler, Zooey Deschanel, and Allison Williams. News outlets like The Huffington Post were quick to laud Elle for their placement of Kaling on a cover, but seemed to miss the fact that Kaling received a very different treatment than the other cover girls. More »

10 Female Comedians Ranked From Absolutely Hilarious To Completely Cringe-Worthy

10 Female Comedians Ranked From Absolutely Hilarious To Completely Cringe-Worthy

Today is Sarah Silverman‘s birthday!  While I’m sure she probably has something more clever to say about her expulsion from her mother’s uterus, I decided the best way to honor the birthday of one of my favorite female comedians  would be to rank some of my favorite female comedians (comediennes?). Specifically in terms of stand-up comedy. Because if I don’t specify that, I’ll have the world’s longest list of SNL cast members and 10 GIFs of Melissa McCarthy. More »

Red Carpet Rundown: Everyone Wore White To Elle‘s Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration

Red Carpet Rundown: Everyone Wore White To Elle's Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration

In addition to the Hollywood Film Awards, last night saw Elle‘s annual Women in Hollywood bash–which was similarly star studded. In fact, it seemed that all the famous people who weren’t on the Hollywood Film Awards red carpet turned up at the Elle party. Check out Reese Witherspoon, Marion Cotillard, Melissa McCarthy and way more on the red carpet–as well as the return of Lea Michele. More »

Photoshop Of Horrors: What Have They Done To Melissa McCarthy?!

Photoshop Of Horrors: What Have They Done To Melissa McCarthy?!

Did anyone else grow up playing The Sims? Sure you did. Did anyone else go real far down the rabbit hole of internet downloading (at TheSimsResource, perhaps?) so you could customize your Sim families with characters from television, comics and assorted pop culture ephemera? We used to download hundreds of skins–you know, so we could finally make Buffy and Spike happy together. By which we mean, Melissa McCarthy looks exactly like a shitty version of that–the incompetent mapping of human features across a digital canvas. More »