At a glance, Big Mouth, the animated adult comedy, is not for children. The Netflix original doesn't go a few minutes without a penis joke and frequently shows nudity and drug use. Yet, there's a…case for letting your tweens watch the grotesquely hilarious show about puberty. Inspired and created by real life childhood Jewish best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, Big Mouth follows a group of 13-year-olds going through the biggest changes in their life. Each protagonist has a "hormone monster" that helps them navigate their raging hormones and… >> Read More
I have a fantasy, and it goes something like this: I'd like my family to pile into a DeLorean Time Machine, Back to the Future-style, and head to the early 1980s. And stay there. Forever.
And this…isn't because of smart phones or Fortnight. It's because I want to take my Apple TV and throw it out the window. I also want to disable my TV’s OnDemand function. Then I’d like to erase my kids’ memories so they forget that they’ve ever had the option of selecting which shows or movies to watch,… >> Read More
In high school, I used to eat breakfast with Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw of “The Today Show.” No, they were not sharing a bowl of Wheat Chex with me. But they kept me company through the…television screen, presenting the news and peeling open the boundaries of my narrow world in southern Virginia. As a teenager who had never been on an airplane, morning news programming provided me with a ticket to exotic locations and insight into the struggles of people across the globe. Later, as an adult, I was star… >> Read More
The new documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RBG, premiered in May to rave reviews. The film traced her status as a Jewish feminist icon, and gave viewers a rare glimpse into her life — her…marriage, her workout, and more. And if you missed it in theaters, have no fear: The film is coming to TV. CNN will air RBG on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 3rd), as well as on the evening that Rosh Hashanah begins, on Sunday, Sept. 9th. (What a way to celebrate the New Year!) The movie has already… >> Read More
Attention: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season two teaser trailer just dropped. And it's amazing.
We recently wrote about everything you need to know about the second season, including a premiere…in Paris, Joel's status as a main character, Midge's new job, and more. But the teaser trailer gives us so many hints about what is to come in the second season of our favorite TV show. Ready? 1. Midge is dating again The first frame of the trailer is Midge and her mom sitting in a hair… >> Read More