Jane Lynch

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Ten people who should host the 2012 Oscars

    At least they make decent movies.​Is it time to already begin thinking about next year's Academy Awards show? Well, if you're like most Americans -- and critics, the venerable Roger Ebert among them -- who watched last night's show, then the answer is "yes." The hipster hosts, 28-year-old An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Comedy Central's Comedy Awards: Due recognition or sideshow?

    ​Comedy Central announced an awards show devoted to comedy today. It will be called The Comedy Awards and will air simultaneously on Comedy Central, VH1, Spike, TV Land and Nick at Night on March 26. On one hand, comedy does tend to get boned in the other major awards, particularly the Oscars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Jessica Posner wins $100,000, hugs Jane Lynch as VH1's "Do Something" award winner

    Jessica Posner.​Denver's Jessica Posner is the winner of VH1's "Do Something" award, bestowed upon the under-25-year old doing the most to change the world for the better. As proof she's got her priorities straight, the Facebook page for Kenya's Kibera School for Girls, whose good works earned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Don't Drink the Koolaid: Glee returns to television tonight, much to our chagrin

    The most inexplicably popular show on television returns with the second half of season one tonight. The episode is called "Hell-O" because all the songs they sing have either Hell or Hello in the title. Get it? In general, we're open-minded about mass culture, but on this one we agree with Jef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    The Music Industry's 11 Saviors of 2009

    As with every year since 2001, the music industry in 2009 was kept barely alive by a ratag crew of baffling one-offs, mediocre hit makers and a few cameos from the dead. If dollars are votes, we have some weird taste in representation. In backwards order, this year's 11 saviors of the establishmen ... More >>

  • Film

    November 6, 2008

    Role Models

    Role Models is smarter and bawdier than your average boys-to-men movie

  • Film

    August 3, 2006

    Crash Test Dummy

    The loudest, boldest comic actor around takes an endless victory lap.

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Cherry on Top

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin gets a heart-on while telling wonderfully dirty jokes.

  • Culture

    April 24, 2003

    Break Like the Wind

    Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11.

  • Film

    April 17, 2003

    Not a Gas

    A mediocre Wind bags only a few charming laughs.