This Week in 2007
Remembering the Car Chase that Forever Changed Lindsay Lohan's Career
The summer of 2007 was supposed to launch Lindsay as an edgy, Oscar-bait actress. Instead, she drove 100 miles an hour on the Pacific Coast Highway.
Remembering Valerie Perrine, the Thinking Man’s Sex Symbol
The Oscar-nominated actress is one of the most underrated talents of the 70s, a bombshell who left behind a sensational body of work, literally and figuratively.
Jill Di Donato
Lindsay Lohan Played Herself in Her London Stage Debut
This week, I attended the London production of <i>Speed-the-Plow</i>, David Mamet’s satirical take on the American movie business, which stars Lindsay Lohan as a mysterious girl with nothing to bank on except her sexuality.
Jennifer Lawrence Is the New Anne Hathaway
Jennifer Lawrence's foul-mouthed, normcore public image made her an American sweetheart loved by both grandmas and horny 14-year-olds, but her girl-next-door persona is starting to make her as unlikable as Anne Hathaway.
R. Richard Wells
Rah! Rah! Replica: Young Adult Female Sexualities and the Pop Machine
The starlet reflects the culture. The culture reflects the starlet.