In a Q&A the legendary essayist and critic Daphne Merkin riffs on everything from Lena Dunham’s less interesting “flawed” self, her favorite writers, and how to write about sex.
OF COURSE, AN AWFUL LOT OF THESE STORIES TURNED OUT TO BE LIES: Why the Personal Became Political for Women in 2014: Women have discovered the power of going public with deeply intimate stories. Lena Dunham, who shot to fame in no small part for her emotional and corporeal honesty, waited almost a decade to […]
HBO has released an extended look at "Girls" Season 4, which expands much further on what fans can expect from the characters in the upcoming fourth season of the series.In the promo Lena Dunham says this season, "The girls are making...Show More Summary
On the second-darkest day of the year, confirmed acquaintances Lena Dunham and Taylor Swift took an energetic jaunt into the world. Though their hands were gloveless, they inventively employed one another's palms and wit for warmth. Friends are so wonderful, usually, aren't they? ... More »
In the past few months, Jenna Lyons has turned Kate Middleton into a fawning fangirl, managed to be the best-dressed guest at Solange's wedding, appeared as Lena Dunham's boss on Girls, and kitted out her models in her own signature glasses. According to a "Page Six" report (that, for what... More »
Taylor Swift looks stylish as usual during a stroll in New York City on Saturday afternoon (December 20).
Besties Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham held hands and took a walk around New York together on Saturday, and RadarOnline.com has all the photos. Click to see the singer… READ ON
Taylor Swift looks stylish as usual during a stroll in New York City on Saturday afternoon (December 20). The 25-year-old singer held hands with one of her best friend’s Lena Dunham after grabbing lunch at Bubby’s restaurant in the Tribeca neighborhood. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Taylor Swift That same week, Lena took [...]
Whether you like her or not, Lena Dunham is a new literary voice to be reckoned with -- cutting, funny, and sometimes brutal.
It’s been a fruitful year for Girls creator Lena Dunham, who just swapped out her $500,000 Brooklyn Heights starter home for a $5 million unit on Henry Street.… READ ON
Hanukkah is officially underway and the festivities are in full swing. "Girls" creator/star Lena Dunham took a break from the celebrations to shed some light on what her character, Hannah Horvath, thinks of the holiday and it is hilarious."Lena...Show More Summary
It’s been 13 years since Björk laid an egg at the Academy Awards. And if the Oscars’, Emmys’, and Golden Globes’
HOW LENA DUNHAM AND OTHER CELEBRITIES ARE GLAMORIZING RAPE: “If rape culture exists it’s not on college campuses. This is a developing and startling trend with Hollywood and feminist entertainment culture. The glamorization of rape as a means of fitting into a social clique. It’s not about demanding truth. It’s about demanding obedience. Not getting […]
A professor at Oberlin -- Lena Dunham's old stomping grounds -- of all places. http://t.co/9E4PqkbyrX pic.twitter.com/FEuirMVWqU— Ryan Gustafson (@RyanLGustafson) December 16, 2014 When I read this, I thought what I'm about to quote below was a joke. It's not. It's...
In a lengthy BuzzFeed essay published Tuesday, feminist powerhouse Lena Dunham described as a "surreal coincidence" the fact that a number of details in her non-fiction memoir point to an innocent man as her rapist. "[A]ny resemblance to a person with this name is an unfortunate and surreal coincidence," she writes. Show More Summary
FORMER PUBLIC DEFENDER: Lena Dunham and the damage done by false accusations. As a public defender in Fairfax County, I once watched the sentencing of an attractive, young defendant who had falsely accused her middle-aged, married neighbor of rape. The police believed her and investigated and arrested the alleged rapist. At the sentencing of the […]
We have heard about the magical negro. Now we have the magical slut.
P.J. O’ROURKE: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham. “The young people in Girls are miserable, peevish, depressed, hate their bodies, themselves, their life, and each other. They occupy apartments with the size and charm of the janitor’s closet, shared by The Abominable Roommate. They dress in clothing from the flophouse lost-and-found and are groomed […]
On Sunday's "MediaBuzz" on the Fox News Channel, Daily Beast columnist Ana Marie Cox argued that recent reporting that calls details of a claimed sexual assault in Lena Dunham's recent memoir "Not That Kind of Girl" into question "tarnishes" Dunham's credibility. Show More Summary
There's nothing like a bestie to know what the purrfect birthday gift is.