Articles tagged portia de rossi

Butch Dyke or Earth Mother or Something Else Entirely?

For years, society had two perceptions of what lesbians look like. Today, high fashion and lesbians aren't such strangers -- and it's getting harder to tell, Is She or Isn't She?

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‘American Idol’: Coming Out of the Closet with Ellen DeGeneres

'American Idol' has always had an uncomfortable relationship with its gay contestants. Maybe that will change now that they have the woman who had the most dignified public coming out in the history of TV at the judges table.

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Portia de Rossi, the actress who has starred on television shows from “Arrested Development” to “Nip/Tuck,” is in the quirky new ABC series “Better

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21 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Nip/Tuck

This is classic Nip/Tuck, a moment of complication, perhaps even "truth," amongst the regular soap operatics. It's one of the rewards for sitting through much of the rest of the show.

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11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 5 - Beyond the Envelope

The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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11 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Arrested Development: Season 3

As an epitaph, there can be none more fitting than the fact that Arrested Development never stooped to conquer. Its influence will be felt for generations to come.

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21 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development

Arrested Development went down uncompromised, with guns a-blazing and showing no remorse over its own potential demise.

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15 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development: Season Two

Twenty-two minutes of a single episode of Arrested Development is still funnier than an entire night of Must-See TV.

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Cursed: Unrated Version (2004)

'I guess there's no such thing as safe sex with a werewolf,' whines one victim.

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2 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development

Arrested Development is too dense, too smart, too strange. These are all ways of saying that it's too good.

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4 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Cursed (2004)

Jimmy's golden retriever Zipper bites him and is turned into a spazzy, poorly CGI-ed wolf-dog, capable of ripping their house to pieces.

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Arrested Development: Season One

Arrested Development is Bad Behavior writ large, and it is the most consistently funny half-hour to grace the Idiot Box in a long time.

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10 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development

That Arrested Development mines its laughs by taking potshots at the filthy rich makes it so much more delicious.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Ally McBeal

At first, the fourth season's casting of Robert Downey, Jr. as a love interest for Ally seemed cheap and easy publicity for both show and actor. Maybe it was, but it paid off handsomely.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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