Posts by Tess Lynch
Lifetime’s New Reality Slate: Fix Your Hair, Fix Your Teeth, Fix Your Cryptically Race-Related ‘Inner Glow‘
Dentist reality show! How has no one thought of this before?!
Attempted Murder and Memes: The Slender Man Hoax Turns Horribly Real
Folklore passed down by word of mouth invokes skepticism, but a legend that gathers steam by word of web is more convincing. Sarcasm is mistaken for sincerity, and art for evidence. That’s how two preteen girls from a Milkwaukee suburb became convinced of the existence of the Slender Man. It’s also the prologue to the story of how they attempted murder in the name of a meme.
Blockbuster Talk: Did Angelina Jolie Redeem the Mistress of All Evil in ‘Maleficent’?
And which Disney villains are next in line for a redemption?
Girls in Hoodies Podcast: X-Men, Trashy Summer TV, Kimye, and ‘Mad Men’
This week, the Girls in Hoodies — minus Emily, plus Tara Ariano — talk ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ trashy summer TV, the Kimye wedding, and ‘Mad Men.’
Shark Week vs. Sharknado Week: Who Will Win the Coming Shark Wars?
Shark Week is the popsicle you suck after a day spent getting a sunburn, welcoming you back inside to stimulate the remains of your nature-buzz.
Can ‘Houdini’ Help Johnny Depp Escape Hollywood Jail?
It’s an adaptation of the controversial biography ‘The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero,’ which deviated from the handcuffs and water torture cells to delve into the magician’s life as a spy and his acrimonious relationship with a group of Spiritualists (led by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle).
The U.K. Just Doesn’t Get Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Band
Beer is pizza’s best friend, but the pair recently engaged in a decidedly unfriendly debate at the Nottingham stop of the Dot to Dot music festival.
Girls in Hoodies Podcast: ‘SNL,’ ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘The Bachelorette,’ and ‘Turn Down for What’
Tara Ariano joins Tess and Emily to talk reality TV (including the ‘Bachelorette’ premiere), ‘SNL,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Godzilla,’ and DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What.”
The ‘Survivor: Cagayan’ Finale: It’s Not How You Play the Game, but Whether You Win or Lose
‘Survivor’ doesn’t hand its money out for charitable causes. It rewards people who shed their real personas in favor of the spirit of the game, and Tony Vlachos embodied that spirit with some truly next-level s—.
Ti West Takes ‘The Sacrament’ Beyond the Cult
Talking with the indie horror auteur about his Jonestown Massacre–inspired new film and his unexpected next act.