• The Hollywood Reporter can do better than Lena Dunham (Opinion)

    I love women: being a woman, writing about women, supporting art created by women. So when I heard that The Hollywood Reporter was releasing its annual Women in Entertainment: Power 100 issue, I was jazzed. But when I learned that Lena Dunham would guest edit the issue, I was…well let’s just say that I was less than jazzed. This is because everything I’ve come to know about Dunham—everything I’ve read,

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    Lena Dunham to guest edit Women in Entertainment: Power 100 annual issue

    Lena Dunham is in the news, again, for a less enraging reason for a change. The Girls creator will be the guest editor of The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment: Power 100 list, a guide to the leading female creators, producers, dealmakers and executives in Hollywood. “I am so excited to be guest editing this issue of THR devoted exclusively to women,” Dunham said. “We’re going hard at sex, bodies and power

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    That’s so Lena Dunham: Everything we learned from The Cut’s 7,000-word profile on the Camping creator

    Lena Dunham is trending. It’s the sentence that launches 1,000 news articles at least twice a year. This time, Dunham is back not for being accused of killing a pet or commenting on her ex’s Instagram. This time New York Magazine’s The Cut published an in-depth profile of the Girls creator. In the over 7,000-word article, called “‘Yeah, I’m Not for Everyone,’ Dunham comes to terms with herself. Allison P.

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    Lena Dunham announces 6 months sober, also directing Steven Spielberg’s next movie

    Lena Dunham has had a busy day. Monday morning, Variety announced that the Girls creator has been tapped by Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams to write the screenplay for their upcoming film about Doaa Al Zamel. The script will be adapted from her biography, A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival. The biography was written by Melissa Fleming who is also

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    Lena Dunham shutters feminist Lenny Letter effective immediately

    Lena Dunham’s Lenny’s Letter is shutting down. Lenny’s Letter was a newsletter and blog that was created by the Girls creator and her producing partner, Jenni Konner. The site featured stories on feminism, style, and politics. In the early days of the newsletter, which launched in 2015, subscribers flocked to read the bi-weekly blasts of articles from celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Obama, Roxanne Gay, and Alicia Keys. Of course, part

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    Lena Dunham shares vulnerable Instagram surgery photo

    Lena Dunham posted a photo on her Instagram post-surgery to remove her left ovary on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Girls star posted: “Yesterday I had a two hour surgery to remove my left ovary, which was encased in scar tissue & fibrosis, attached to my bowel and pressing on nerves that made it kinda hard to walk/pee/vamp.” The surgery follows Dunham’s decision last year to have a hysterectomy. “The pain becomes

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    Why Lena Dunham thinks Daniel Tosh is a misogynist

    On a recent appearance on Andy Cohen’s gossipy blabfest Watch What Happens Live, wherein the Bravo king instructed her to “name one celebrity in Hollywood who you think is the biggest misogynist,” Dunham selected the Tosh.0 comedian. After performing what could be described as a moist inhalation of thoughtful contempt and measured dread, Dunham answered. “This is a roughie because there’s so many.” After a brief laugh, the celebrated actress,

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    ‘Girls’ cast reads Stanford rape survivor’s Glamour essay

    The cast of HBO’s hit series Girls — Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirk and Zosia Mamet — recently came together to read an essay written by “Emily Doe,” the anonymous survivor of the Stanford sexual assault case. The controversial incident centered on a a Jan. 18, 2015 sexual assault in which “Emily Doe,” was raped by Stanford freshman Brock Turner, who was released from jail after only three months. Emily

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    Lena Dunham’s New Yorker ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?’ quiz isn’t anti-Semitic, it’s just not funny

    In an effort to appeal to readers under the age of 106 and to make Passover cool, The New Yorker enlisted the help of Lena Dunham, the 28-year-old writer, actress, author, director, producer, Jewish human and hipster goddess who has found massive success since the debut of Girls on HBO in 2012. To push The New Yorker to palatable status, Dunham penned a humor column titled “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?

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    HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

    As usual, HBO does not need to see premiere numbers to know that they want more Girls! Five days before Hannah and company’s return, HBO has renewed Lena Dunham’s comedy series Girl for a fifth season. This isn’t new for the premium cable channel. They gave the show a blind renewal last year as well and ordered season three after only two episodes of its second season aired. Lena Dunham’s

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    Lena Dunham Sued Over Rape Accusations In Book ‘Not That Kind Of Girl’? ‘Barry’ Trying To Clear Name After Reports Cast Doubt On Sexual Assault Allegations

    Could Lena Dunham get sued for her rape allegations in her new memoir? A man known as “Barry One” is reportedly considering a lawsuit after he believes the Girls star falsely fingered him as a rapist in Not That Kind Of Girl. In the book, Lena Dunham recalled a sexual encounter she had with a man named “Barry” at Oberlin College. Dunham claimed that “Barry” tried to sleep with her,

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

    It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook, Cameron Esposito, Carly Aquilino and more. Hopefully you guys enjoyed those or if you haven’t listened yet you’ll feel compelled to do so soon! But

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    Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

    While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So what the hell is going on in the world of Girls? Well, Hannah is in Iowa happy/not happy about

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    Girls new promo video: Shoshanna actually has parents

    Lena Dunham’s HBO series Girls continues to tease fans with a new promo video for its upcoming fourth season. Dunham appears in the video along with co-stars Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Alex Karpovsky and others in a behind-the-scenes peek at where the characters of the hit HBO comedy will be heading in 2015. Lena Dunham’s Hannah was last scene in a teaser trailer falling off a bike at

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