BuzzFeed proclaimed Laverne Cox “broke the trans glass ceiling.” And rightfully so. Yet, she’s not alone in her success. Cox may have shattered the ceiling but these nine other entertainers splintered the glass before her. Together, they are helping Hollywood showcase a positive, insightful look at the transgender community.
SOTU. 10 Hollywood Versions.
"The West Wing" — Season 2, Episode 13
Played by Martin Sheen, Josiah Bartlet was the ideal president. His speeches were both passionate and pragmatic. In the episode “Bartlet’s Third State of the Union,” he speaks before the American people while dealing with a hostage situation in South America. The entire episode was built around the speech. Political jargon? Check. Melodramatic walk-and-talks? Check. An Aaron Sorkin-induced speechwriting masterpiece? Well, almost.
(Boy does it irk me when they do that.)
The Hollywood Avengers add three new members. Following Gwyneth, Kate and Ryan (that’s right, this is a first-name-basis-only blog), Mila, Patrick and Dustin all stepped up to the demands of the (needy) public and saved lives recently.
One of my favorite GQ articles in a long time: Molly Young goes inside the world of dressing Hollywood’s leading actors, drops a clever Lindsay Lohan zinger and follows Armie Hammer down the rabbit hole of fittings and tuxedos…
"It is important to point out—because no one will come right out and say it—that the purpose of a day like today is to steer a guy like Armie toward the fashion-icon status of a guy like Ryan Gosling."
The Proust Smackdown: Clooney vs. Craig vs. Damon! Hollywood’s three most outspoken leading men fill out Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire. Check out a few answers from the February issue. [Cover]
If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be? My dog — he lives better.
When and where were you happiest? In our bed, making our children, and in the hospital watching them being born.
What is your most treasured possession? Apart from my penis and my health?
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