Casey Rackham is an entertainment and TV writer based in Los Angeles. She currently writes for LA Confidential in addition to Bustle, and has previously been published by Hollywood.com, Boston NPR, The Stir, 'The Worcester Telegram & Gazette,' and more. She spends most of her time trying to make people listen to her stories, watching everything that Greta Gerwig is in, and talking about Jessa and Jill Duggar's courtships on "19 Kids & Counting."
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Movies to Watch When You Need a Laugh

"Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days." See? Hannah Montana totally gets life. She knows what it's like to have a sucky day, just like us common folk. Whether it's one of those days (or weeks) where your car breaks down, some weird brow…
By Casey Rackham

39 Netflix-Streamed Movies You Should Not Miss

On a daily basis I am overwhelmed by the number of films that I have not seen. It’s definitely not something that should stress me out, but it totally does. Why? Because I have so many more movies that I need to be moved to tears by, laugh with, and …
By Casey Rackham

'Girlfriends' Guide' is Kinda Scripted Reality TV

Bravo has officially entered uncharted territory with Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Scripted programming. However, it shouldn't be too much of a shake up because — as the star of Girlfriends' Guide , House 's Lisa Edelstein, tells Bustle — it's on…
By Casey Rackham

Where Did The Departed Actually Go?

When Lost ended, I promised myself that I would never commit to another show that left me annoyingly unfulfilled and endlessly frustrated week after week. Enter, Damon Lindelof's next question-filled series, The Leftovers . I mean, shame on me for t…
By Casey Rackham

Who's Coming Back Next Season?

Let the countdown to a second season of mind-numbing misery, frothing dogs, angsty teens locked in refrigerators, cold sweats and night terrors, silent anger, and stories with no closure begin. With the Season 1 finale of The Leftovers finally upon …
By Casey Rackham

21 Movies To Watch When You Just Need A Laugh

"Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days." See? Hannah Montana totally gets life. She knows what it's like to have a sucky day just like us common folk. Whether it's one of those days (or weeks) where your car breaks down, some weird brown…
By Casey Rackham

Jill & Derick's Photos Are So Adorable

Ah, there's nothing quite like the pure joy of a wedding. And thanks to Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's so-cute-I'm-going-to-puke Instagram pics of their blissful romance, I am basically at the edge of my seat waiting for the 19 Kids & Counting wed…
By Casey Rackham

What's Screech Been Up To?

"That guy who made that sex tape one time" aka "Screech from Saved by the Bell" aka Dustin Diamond is back in all of our lives once again, and I couldn't be happier. Every now and then the actor pops back into the public eye, and it always makes for …
By Casey Rackham

What Has Our Favorite Cheerleader Been Up To?

You didn't think that Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills, 90210 would be the last time we'd see Kelly Kapowski, er, Valerie Malone, er, Tiffani Thiessen, did you? Hell to the no. Obviously the most popular girl at Bayside High wasn't going to vanish…
By Casey Rackham

She's So Much More Than a Burlesque Dancer

Designers are dropping one by one — or in Episode 5's case, two by two — in Season 13 of Project Runway , and with only 10 contestants left, things are about to get intense. To help decide who will be going home next, entertainer Dita Von Teese is a…
By Casey Rackham

39 Netflix-Streamed Movies You Should See Soon

On a daily basis I am overwhelmed by the number of films that I have not seen. It's definitely not something that should stress me out, but it totally does. Why? Because I have so many more movies that I need to be moved to tears by, laugh with, and …
By Casey Rackham

Usher Should Definitely Get His Own Dance Movie

Damnnn, he's still got it. Someone please give Usher his own Step Up movie because, in case we all forgot, he's a seriously awesome dancer. On Tuesday the singer/songwriter/actor released his new music video for his single "She Came To Give It To You…
By Casey Rackham

Applegate & Ed Helms Are Getting Fake Kids

Well, now we know what Ed Helms and Christina Applegate's children would look like... kind of. Thanks to the reboot/remake of Vacation — we're talking about National Lampoons Vacation and the adventures of the iconic Griswold family — Helms and Apple…
By Casey Rackham

This 'GoT' Meets 'The Office' Mashup Is Everything

Ah, the fresh scent of a video mashup that's slipped through the cracks. Thanks to a Reddit thread — because of course it's Reddit — a too-great-to-miss Game of Thrones and The Office mashup has rightfully resurfaced. The video, which was made back …
By Casey Rackham

Yeah, 'Breaking Bad' Needs More Emmys

In its five-season run, AMC's Breaking Bad has won a ton of Emmys... so far. Of course, the series' number doesn't include the results from the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (it just includes its wins from 2008 to 2013 and its one win from the …
By Casey Rackham

You Still Don't Want to Miss Anna Gunn on TV

If you've been feeling like there's a lack of a strong, fiery she-beast of a woman in your life that knows how to lay down the law and take charge, then it's probably because Breaking Bad 's Skyler White is no more. When we were unkindly forced to sa…
By Casey Rackham

Seriously, What's Happening With Kevin?

Although many of the numerous questions I have for HBO's The Leftovers pertain to the whole, you know, two-percent-of-the-population-vanishing thing, I also have a handful of questions for The Leftovers' Kevin Garvey (Justin Theroux). Man, oh, man i…
By Casey Rackham

Beyonce's Latest Award Is A Big Deal

Since 1984, MTV has been honoring artists for their excellence in music videos at the Video Music Awards (duh). And although awards such as Video of the Year and Best Collaboration are definitely sought after, one of the most coveted honors is the Mi…
By Casey Rackham

Stay Together, You Crazy Kids

I have a lot of feelings when it comes to NBC's show that will definitely make you cry, Parenthood, but who the hell doesn't? And, of course, most of those feelings have to do with every one of the main cast's love lives. Every single one. Basically,…
By Casey Rackham

What It Takes to Win 'SYTYCD'

It's been a game of twists and turns, but somehow, I've come to the conclusion that SYTYCD tapper Zack Everhart could win this whole thing... if he plays his cards right. But let's just keep in mind that a week ago, I thought I knew who would win So…
By Casey Rackham