Rachel Reid
Rachel is a recent graduate of UChicago, a writer based in NYC and a diehard fan of anything written by Amy Sherman-Palladino. She also harbors a deep love for reality television, overdone 90s dramas and Taylor Swift.

Jane Austen Quotes To Console Kelly Clarkson

Last year, Kelly Clarkson put up $237,000 dollars to buy Jane Austen's ring at auction. But if you think that's absurd, hold on to your hats, because Austen's fans across the pond are trying to raise enough money to keep it from leaving the…
By Rachel Reid

Anna Wintour Has Zero Patience For KimYe

It's the showdown that everyone in their right mind has been waiting for: Kanye West vs. the legend, the icon, the one person least likely to tolerate his shenanigans, Anna Wintour. Kanye feels that, much like her father, little North West is too…
By Rachel Reid

'Nashville' Season 2 Promo Is Here, Y'all

ABC's Nashville has all the trappings of your everyday broadcast drama. Its promos are all filled with shiny, gossipy text and slow-motion montages that advertise its classically soapy plot line: two women from different generations compete over…
By Rachel Reid

Here Is Just One More Reason to Love Amy Poehler

One hundred years from now, people will be grateful to the 2000s for a couple of choice contributions: iPhones, the pop-country crossover, and unbelievably impressive Pixar movies. It's hard to think of a Pixar movie that hasn't totally surpassed…
By Rachel Reid

Katy Perry's 'Roar' Lyric Video Looks Familiar...

On Monday, we broached allegations that Katy Perry's new single, Roar , is almost a direct knock-off of Sara Bareilles' recent (somewhat less of a) hit, Brave. An accusation of plagiarism is always shocking and controversial, but this one becomes a…
By Rachel Reid

Seems Prisons Are the New Zombies

For the past few years, there have been a couple of surefire ways to make money in the entertainment industry: write a script about vampires, write a script about zombies, or follow some rich people around with a camera (but we'll leave that last…
By Rachel Reid

Royal Baby To Be Moody and Irrational

The royal baby, his potential highness, has graced us with his presence on the Earth. His no-doubt carefully deliberated decision to exit the womb on July 22 at 4:24 p.m. London time doesn't just mean cash for everyone who placed bets on today's…
By Rachel Reid

This Jay Z, T. Swift Mashup Is Great, Unironically

In a world where hip-hop is performance art and Taylor Swift is relentlessly mocked, we think it's safe to assume that this footage of Jay Z's "Picasso Baby" performance set to TaySway's "22" was made ironically. But to be perfectly honest, we…
By Rachel Reid

Ke$ha's Lamest Phallic Imagery Use To Date

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'OITNB' Should Inspire Real Social Change

Last weekend, Piper Kerman (the real life Piper Chapman) appeared along with Orange Is the New Black actors on Melissa Harris-Perry's show on MSNBC to discuss the realities of prison life and the relevance of the issues faced by characters in the…
By Rachel Reid

Olivia Wilde on Being Badass at 30

In the midst of a promotional campaign for her new indie comedy Drinking Buddies , Olivia Wilde recently took to Glamour.com to tell us why turning 30, which she aptly names "The Cut the Bullshit and Go Be Awesome Stage" of life, doesn't deserve…
By Rachel Reid

'OITNB' Gets Amazingly Crafty With Maxi Pads

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'Masters of Sex' Talk Involves Dildos and More

Tuesday's TCA panel told us hardly anything new about Showtime's upcoming Masters of Sex, but effectively reinforced that we're extremely excited about it. Masters of Sex debuts Sep. 29th (right after the Homeland premiere) and tells the story of…
By Rachel Reid

'OITNB's' Larry Is Just As Lame In Real Life

Orange Is The New Black is excellent at creating three-dimensional characters that can't easily be pegged as "right" or "wrong" in any given situation. The show's writers want us to constantly be engaged with every one of its characters, inmate or…
By Rachel Reid

What Did 'The Canyons' Critics Say About Lindsay?

Landing a role in a movie like The Canyons was the best shot Lindsay Lohan has had at a comeback since she became someone who needs to have a comeback. For a widely missed starlet with little to no acting ability and a huge base of fans that would…
By Rachel Reid

Royal Baby's Official Nickname Is Adorable

Get ready for an extra dose of cute, royal baby fans: the royal family has announced George Alexander Louis Windsor's official nickname, and it's "Georgie." Adorably proud grandpa Prince Charles told the press that the newborn will be called…
By Rachel Reid

Charlize & Bunim/Murray Have Awesome New Project

Charlize Theron has a production company, and it's named after her puppies. Denver and Delilah Films was responsible for both Monster and Young Adult, and is now joining with Bunim/Murray Productions to explore something completely different —…
By Rachel Reid

'90s Artists That Fall Outside the Nostalgia Radar

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'Homeland's Season 3 Teaser Is Intense

In typical Homeland fashion, Showtime's first teaser for Season 3 is a confusing and frustratingly effective cliffhanger. The network just released this audio-only teaser for the new, highly anticipated season of America's favorite spy vs. spy…
By Rachel Reid

In Appreciation of Hilary Duff's Adorable Twitter

This week, Amanda Bynes was committed to a mental institution and Hilary Duff made greeting cards for underprivileged mothers. In 2001, Amanda and Hilary were tween stars on competing networks. Hilary was Lizzie McGuire in her own Disney Channel…
By Rachel Reid