Topic: Kat Dennings

8 Entrepreneur Lessons From 2 Broke Girls

8 Entrepreneur Lessons From 2 Broke Girls

Tonight is the season 2 premiere of 2 Broke Girls on CBS. The hit show starring Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs as two waitresses/entrepreneurs from very different sides of the tracks was last season’s sleeper hit and now it is anchoring the Monday night lineup. We left off watching these two budding entrepreneurs pitching their cupcake business to Martha Stewart….in a bathroom. Cupcakes aren’t the most original idea but last season provided a ton of business lessons any entrepreneur would appreciate it. More »

The Problem With Whitney Isn’t Its Star, It’s The Title

The Problem With Whitney Isnât Its Star, Itâs The Title

NBC star Whitney Cummings has been a lightning rod for negative attention this TV season. She’s got two shows in prime time, both of which are part of the reason this was supposed to “the season of funny women ruling prime time.” There’s reason to believe that she could have been our next funny feminist icon. The problem is that a lot of women don’t like her. Or her shows.

Just yesterday, Emily Nussbaum at The New Yorker called her “this year’s sexy-girl hate magnet.”

I never thought I’d be a Whitney apologist, but I think some of the vitriol aimed at Whitney Cummings’ eponymous show is misplaced tall poppy syndrome.

Not since CougarTown has a show been more poorly titled. More »

Ladies Be Filmin’: 2 Broke Girls

Ladies Be Filminâ: 2 Broke Girls

The fall TV season is underway and, despite the ever-lower numbers of women in the writers’ rooms, it’s being hailed as the year of the women: 17 out of the 25 new scripted shows on the Big Five networks are female-centered and many were created by women. In this series, comedian Leila Cohan-Miccio watches the new female-centered shows and evaluates how realistic their portrayals of women actually are. And now, the first of this week’s two Whitney Cummings-penned pilots, 2 Broke Girls. More »

Is Michael Patrick King’s ’2 Broke Girls’ Just Another ‘Sex And The City’?

Is Michael Patrick Kingâs '2 Broke Girls' Just Another 'Sex And The City'?

With fall just around the corner, television networks have been plugging away at promoting their newest fall comedy lineups. Many of the offerings are relying on star-power, like Zooey Deschanel’s latest vehicle The New Girl or the new and possibly improved Two and a Half Men (now with Ashton Kutcher). Then are there are shows banking on proven track-records, such as 2 Broke Girls, created by stand-up Whitney Cummings and Sex and the City show-runner, Michael Patrick King.

But King doesn’t appreciate the comparisons to SATC, as easy as they are to make. More »

Ask Kat Dennings Anything on VYou

Ask Kat Dennings Anything on VYou

Kat Dennings, star of The 40-Year Old Virgin and Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist, is all over the internet this week. First, a camera phone photo of her nude started floating around. And now Kat has joined video Q&A site VYou. On the site, users upload videos of themselves and answer questions from other users. Kat is currently uploading weird little videos for your viewing pleasure. So take this opportunity to ask Kat all those burning questions you have. Though we’ll warn you, we have yet to hear back about her topless photos… More »

Sex on the Wire: Kat Dennings’ Salacious Cam Shots

Sex on the Wire: Kat Dennings' Salacious Cam Shots

• Oh no! Naked Kat Dennings photos! There’s also naked Jessica Alba shots so pick your poison, we guess. (Buzzfeed)

• We’re dubious of this case study where one woman claims she spent $5,648 on dates in one year…and that’s not even going dutch! (Money Bundle)

• A great interview with Kyle Allums, a transgendered NCAA athlete at George Washington University who can’t take testosterone treatments because it’s against Division 1 basketball policy. (Lemondrop) More »