James Tison
James is a writer, actor, and comic in Brooklyn, NY. He's currently rewatching the first season of 'Garfunkel and Oates' for the fourth time and probably owes you money.

You've Probably Never Heard These LDR Songs

Even the most die-hard Lana Del Rey fans are sometimes surprised when they discover how long she's been in the business. Most people think of 2012's Born to Die as her first album, but the truth is that LDR released two albums under different names…
By James Tison

Christina Aguilera Should Have Her Own Show

Any fan of The Voice can tell you that the main attraction of NBC's ratings juggernaut is one, the only, Christina Aguilera. Sure, Pharrell Williams is a delight and Blake Shelton is charming, but it's Aguilera's compassionate, sassy, body-positive…
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If You Love 'Amy Schumer', You'll Love These Shows

It's been a long time coming, but Amy Schumer is finally reaching the upper echelons of the A-list. Her sketch series Inside Amy Schumer is the best it's ever been, she has starred in a critically and commercially beloved Judd Apatow movie that she…
By James Tison

Ursula Would Be A Great 'Bachelorette'

Even the most ardent fan of The Bachelorette can admit that, after 12 years, the show has started to feel slightly formulaic. If only there was a way to create a fantasy version of the show where, instead of your average beautiful woman, the…
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Lana Del Rey Isn't Writing Love Songs

Romance is everywhere in pop — Katy Perry sees fireworks, Sia's got an elastic heart, and Taylor Swift's romances never go out of style. In a world where everybody's singing about finding love, Lana Del Rey's seriously jaded, un-romantic lyrics…
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Ways To Tell If You're The Joey

Some of your friends are Monicas: strong-willed, obsessive compulsive, and occasionally shrill. Others are Chandlers: nerdy and insecure, but you love them anyway. Then there are the Joeys of your friends: lovably dim-witted, overtly sexual, and…
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Everything Phoebe's Music Was About On 'Friends'

Out of all the Friends characters, the musically-inclined Phoebe was by far the most creative. When she wasn't working with massage clients, she was writing some of the most influential folk songs of the '90s — from "Smelly Cat" to "The…
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Ariana Grande Is Xtina's Doppelganger

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These Karaoke Songs Will Impress The Haters

Karaoke may look like an innocent and fun activity from the outside, but any veteran can tell you that — sometimes — it's all-out war. Sure, there are definitely those wonderful occasions when you walk into a judgment-free, supportive karaoke room…
By James Tison

'I Am Cait' Channels Iconic Gay Writer

After all this time, it's finally (almost) here! The premiere of Caitlyn Jenner's eagerly anticipated documentary series I Am Cait is July 26, but details about the first episode are already pouring in from across the Web. As you'll soon see when…
By James Tison

'I Am Cait' Introduces Us To Cailtyn's Assistant

Ever since Caitlyn Jenner bravely opened up to Diane Sawyer about being a transgender woman, the world has been transfixed with her journey. In the face of massive public support (and some criticism), Jenner has been brazenly honest about embracing…
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Who Are Caitlyn Jenner's Sisters?

Caitlyn Jenner's long anticipated documentary series I Am Cait premieres on July 26, and already, it's clear the revolutionary show is going to be key in educating the general public about issues that face the transgender community, as well as give…
By James Tison

The Perfect Playlist For Your Graduation Party

Well, here you are: It's graduation day. After what feels like ages of middle school, high school, undergrad, or grad school, you have finally made it to the finish line and you're ready to start the exciting next chapter of your life. Will you…
By James Tison

Taylor Swift Quotes About Life & Love

My heart was a blank space until Taylor Swift wrote her name on it, and now it only beats for her. Only a year ago, I had somehow never heard a Swift album; a few months ago, I finally listened to her catchy musings about love and dating and now I'm…
By James Tison

What Song Is In 'The Good Dinosaur' Trailer?

Pixar released the trailer for their new full-length feature The Good Dinosaur today, and it looks like we have yet another masterfully created tearjerker from Pixar that we can look forward. As per usual, the Pixar trailer features glimmering…
By James Tison

A Stephen Colbert Video Game Is Here

Fans of joy and happiness have been stoked ever since news broke that Stephen Colbert is set to replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show. Luckily, though we're still a couple months away from the premiere, there's been no shortage of…
By James Tison

What If Lana Del Rey Lyrics Were Slightly Happier?

Most pop music these days is usually about empowerment, big booty, or love. Beyoncé's flawless, Britney's just trying to "work," and Madonna's attempting to stage a cultural revolution (or at least get #rebelheart to trend on Twitter). Lana Del Rey,…
By James Tison

'Full House's Comet Was The Smartest Dog Ever

There have been many canine actors throughout the years whose performances have touched viewers' hearts forever. For instance: There was Moose, the Jack Russell Terrier who wowed critics everywhere as Eddie on Frasier. Then, of course, there was…
By James Tison

9 Best "My Kind" Music Video Moments

Ole Lizzie McGuire is at it again! "Chasing the Sun" singer Hilary Duff released the music video for "My Kind," off her latest album Breathe In. Breathe Out. Compared to the massive production values and insane costumes of most pop videos these…
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Women Have A Tougher Emmys Race This Year

They're here! After a long wait, the 2015 Emmy nominations have finally been announced. As per usual, there were a handful of snubs and surprises, but the the Outstanding Lead Actor and Lead Actress in a Comedy Series categories are filled to the…
By James Tison