She The People: HBO

Posted at 08:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Paul Ryan introduced as fibbing fibber as media turns a fact-check corner

We are all fact-checkers now.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:57 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, fact-checkers, presidential race, Barack Obama, Will McAvoy, HBO, 'The Newsroom'

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 07/10/2012

In defense of the women in Sorkin’s “The Newsroom”

Yes, a woman (or man) can be both smart and kind of a ditz; it’s a combo that does exist in nature.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  06:49 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Newsroom, HBO's The Newsroom, Jane Fonda, Emily Mortimer, Jeff Daniels, Alison Pill, Aaron Sorkin, HBO

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Does Mitt Romney watch HBO’s ‘Girls’?

The generation of young people currently coming of age are not just broke but without an ability to pay down loans.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  12:53 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HBO, Girls, Lena Dunham, Millennial, Mitt, Romney

Posted at 10:42 PM ET, 04/23/2012

HBO’s ‘Girls’ a poor model for its target audience

After watching the first two episodes of the much hyped new HBO series “Girls,”I have an observation about writer Lena Dunham’s character I want to share and some advice: #blindinglyselfinvolved  #growupalready.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:42 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HBO, Girls, Lena Dunham, Millennial

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 03/13/2012

‘Game Change’ and the optics of optics

To me, a movie based on a book drawn from a campaign built on an illusion dilutes authenticity a bit too much. 

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  06:36 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Game Change, Sarah Palin, HBO